Today, we went on a fascinating field trip to the Beijing Science and Technology Museum. We visited the Chinese Legacies Exhibit.
We were looking for the 4 great inventions of ancient China:
We learned so much more! There were wonderful models, moving machines and hands-on activities. We all practiced an ancient printing technique. We also learned about how the stars were observed, how time was kept, ancient medicines, water power, trade routes, weaving machines, farming tools and iron casting. Wow! The ancient Chinese people were very advanced!
Take a look at our learning experiences:
Ancient Chinese Legacies on PhotoPeach
What did you find most interesting? Why?
What did you learn about Ancient China that you didn’t know?
Choose one legacy. Explain why it was important to ancient people. Now explain why it is still important today.