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Students will learn about daily life in the Indus Valley Civilization in a fun and engaging way.
The resource includes a guide with 12 activities for students to complete as they explore an online website. The website consists of student-friendly summaries, ancient artifacts, interactive activities, and a video!
Students will learn:When and where the Indus Valley civilization began.The importance of the Indus river for the early civilizationThe organization of Ancient Indian citiesThe achievements of the Harappa, Kalibanahan, Mohenjo-Daro & Lothal cities.Was the Indus Valley a peaceful place?Compare city planning in Ancient India to Modern USAHow people in the Indus valley stayed cool.Daily Life Activities including keeping clean, pets, games, eating & drinkingCompare growing up in the Indus Valley to growing up in the modern USAProfessions in Ancient IndiaMoney and Trading in Ancient IndiaEvidence supporting 3 reasons why the Ancient Indus Valley Declined. Was it War? Did Trade Stop? Did the natural environment change?What is the legacy of the Indus Valley today?
Your students will need internet access for this activity. 1:1 devices or lab space is required. Students would be able to complete the activities with partners if devices are limited.
Answer key included!