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Essential Question: How does geography influence the way people live?
Learning Goal: I will be able to identify the effect of China’s geography on where they settled and their interactions with other ancient civilizations. Guiding Questions: Why did China’s geography cause the ancient Chinese to have little knowledge of other civilizations, such as those of Egypt, Greece, India, and Rome? Why do you think the Chinese continued to live along the Huang He, despite its dangers? How will China’s geography influence modern China?

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Geography of China Chapter 10 Pgs 278-280
(11minutes) Watch video and take notes onto page 13. Set up pages for Cornell notes!

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Chang Jiang Powerful Rivers . Huang He loess
1/26/15 Topic: The Geography of China (Textbook pages ) Pg 14 Essential Question: How does geography influence the way people live? Questions: Notes: Powerful Rivers . Huang He loess Chang Jiang End 17:50 3rd period 5th period 20:00 Questions to consider: Why were rivers so important to ancient civilizations and how did they influenced the lives of the people?

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Chang Jiang Powerful Rivers
1/26/15 Topic: The Geography of China Pg 14 Essential Question: How does geography influence the way people live? Questions: Notes: Powerful Rivers Rivers were important for trade and transportation Huang He also known as the Yellow River because of the loess* it carries downstream to fertilize the land (loess – rich yellow soil) Huang He river valley emerged as a great wheat producing area Also known as “China’s Sorrow” due to the intense floods. Over 1,500 floods have been recorded since 600 BC Chang Jiang Also known as the Yangtze River Longest river in China; 3rd longest in the world produces rich soil; farmers along the Yangtze River produce rice End 17:50 3rd period 5th period 20:00 Questions to consider: Reflect on why rivers were so important to ancient civilizations and how they influenced the lives of the people?

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Mountains and Desert . 1/22/15 Topic: The Geography of China Pg 15
Essential Question: How does geography influence the way people live? Questions: Write a question or two for each chunk. Questions: Notes: (CHUNK IT!) Mountains and Desert . End 17:50 3rd period 5th period 20:00 Summary: write your summary!!

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China isolated (Himalaya Mts and 12 other ranges in
Geographic Barriers Mountain Ranges keep China isolated (Himalaya Mts and 12 other ranges in the west of the country.) Oceans and Seas to the east Deserts to the north and west Gobi Desert Taklimakan Desert Huang River (Yellow River) Yellow Sea Chang River (Yangtze River) East China Sea Himalaya Mountains Xi River (Pearl River) South China Sea

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Geographic Barriers Mountain Ranges keep China isolated (Himalaya Mts and 12 other ranges in the west of the country.) Oceans and Seas to the east Deserts to the north and west North China Plain built up from soil deposits from the Huang River Intense summer rainy season is brought on by monsoons Southern China Climate monsoons from the South China Sea bring heavy rains from March to September warm and wet year round

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Why did China’s geography cause the ancient Chinese to have little knowledge of other civilizations, such as those of Egypt, Greece, India, and Rome?

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