Great Ancient China Projects: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself

Great Ancient China Projects: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself

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Overview

Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with 25 hands-on projects for readers ages 9 and up. Great Ancient China Projects covers topics from porcelain pottery, paper, gunpowder, and dynasties, to martial arts, medicinal healers, jade carvers, and terracotta warriors. With step-by-step activities, kids will learn how to construct a house with proper feng shui and create a simple Chinese hanging compass. Historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and fascinating trivia support the fun projects and teach kids about this innovative society and its continued influence on modern culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934670026
Publisher: Nomad Press
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Series: Nomad Press Build It Yourself Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Lance Kramer is a journalist and former ESL teacher. He has been fascinated with Ancient China since the very first time he saw photos of the Great Wall as a young child. This love of history led him to study Asian and Middle Eastern history at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Lance is passionate about finding new and creative ways to share history with kids and keep the stories of other cultures engaging, alive, exciting and fun.

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