Place : What is it like there?• Continental Climate • Very cold in winter and hot in summer • Four seasons • Thundery rain in the summer• Geographical Features • Flat • Not many mountains • Grassy
People• Mongolian People• Jobs: • Milk goats • Make bread • Grind wheat• Mongolians live in Yurts
Materials• Main Materials • Wood • Sticks • Felt (made of wool)• Other Materials • Metal• Where The Materials Come From • Wood: trees • Felt: sheep / goat
The House• Design- people• Rooms • One room • One room is used for many things , for example: a bedroom, a kitchen , a living room• Energy • Heat • Light
Special Features• Adaptation to Climate • The felt • The stove• Environmentally Good • Uses little energy • It burns horses droppings • Uses little resources • Doesn’t cut 1 whole tree
Interesting Facts• Horses droppings = fuel for stove• They eat koumiss• In center of yurt they light fire • Smoke from fire escapes through round hole and in top of yurt
Works Cited• Wonderful Homes Around the World • By Yoshio Komatsu• Homes in Cold People • By Alan James• Homes Around the World • By Anna Sproule• Usborne Book of Houses and Homes • By• The Yurt / First Impressions HOUSES • By Schofield and Sims Ltd• http://www.yurt-land.com/images/home/yurt_big.jpg
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