The Incredible History of China's Terracotta Warriors

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What does the discovery of 8,000 life-sized clay soldiers and the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang reveal about ancient Chinese culture? A great deal! Take a look at this fascinating archaeological find and explore ancient Chinese social structure and views of the afterlife with this fantastic TED-Ed video.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Present this video during your study of ancient civilizations and practices, and compare and contrast perspectives of the afterlife across the various ancient cultures presented during the video
Pros

  • Excellent graphics and animations to illustrate content
  • Includes "Dig Deeper" additional resource list
  • Customizable assessment and discussion questions
Cons

  • None
Common Core