Commerce in the Indian Ocean

Students study the geographic features of the Indian Ocean and examine how the monsoon influenced maritime trading patterns before 1500. They investigate why certain areas made good trading posts and why these areas attracted trade. They look at contemporary maritime trading patterns in the Indian Ocean.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2004
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