What Did the Ancient Chinese Do for Me?

What Did the Ancient Chinese Do for Me?

by Patrick Catel

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Overview

Which sweet, frozen treat did the ancient Chinese invent?

How did the ancient Chinese grow crops?

What ancient Chinese medical treatment is still used today?

Read What Did the Ancient Chinese Do for Me? to find out the answers to these questions and more. Each book in the Linking the Past and Present series explores how ancient civilizations have impacted our modern society. You will also learn about the history, technology, food, language, architecture, and art of these fascinating cultures.

Inside each book you will find:

"Then" and "Now" feature boxes-with text that provides clear links between the past and present

Colorful, exciting photographs and illustrations

Key dates, glossary, and find out more sections

Heinemann Infosearch asks the questions you want answered. Each chapter starts with a different question and gives a detailed answer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432937546
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Series: Linking the Past and Present Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 980L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Patrick Catel has worked in children's publishing for over a dozen years. He has been involved in the publication of hundreds of titles on a wide range of topics. If it's winter and he's not working on books, he's probably hitting the slopes!

Table of Contents

What Did the Ancient Chinese Do For Me? 4

What Was Daily Life Like in Ancient China? 8

How Did the Ancient Chinese Communicate? 12

What Did the Ancient Chinese Do For Science? 16

How Did the Ancient Chinese Grow Crops? 20

What Type of Medicine Was Practiced in Ancient China? 24

Key Dates 28

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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