Some of humanity's most brilliant ideas were developed and codified in a special region of Africa called the Nile Valley. Because it was a unique geographical phenomenon - a great river running through the desert that flooded regularly - early Man was able to settle there and study nature and the sky. The result was a civilization that combined numerous areas of knowledge for 3,000 years.
How do we get students to understand and conceptualize this basic yet complex process?
Brilliant Ideas from Ancient Africa explores, in easy to understand activities, that ideas -such as learning from multiple sources in nature, writing ideas down,and building measurements and structures to last- have deep meaning today.
There are 27 pages included in this product, 17 of which include activities that encourage math, reading, research, or creative thinking skills. Activities can be engaged in individual or group settings.