*This project takes 4-5 class periods.
Activity 1: VOCABULARY- Using the internet,
complete the following K.I.M. chart by defining
these key terms: GENTRY, CLAN, PASTORALIST,
SILK ROADS, STEPPE, KHANATE.
Activity 2: Geography- (Complete PART I and PART
2 of the activity)
a. Go onto the following suggested websites:
b. View the two physical maps of China and
c. Using the compass below, describe the
geography of each direction provided.
4. Essential questions:
a. Why were nomads and settled
peoples sometimes in conflict?
b. How might a clan be suitable
for a nomadic society?
Activity 3: Science and Technology
a. Open the following website: http:/
b. View the different achievement and
developments from the Tang Dynasty.
Click on the different items in order to
find additional information.