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Chinese inventions slides

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Chinese inventions slides

  1. 1. Do Now Respond in your notebooks• List 3 things that pop in your head when you think of China• How do you think China has benefited the Modern World?
  2. 2. This WeekMonday Chinese Contribution to PhilosophyTuesday (Today) Chinese Inventions Thru DynastiesWednesday Current Events (Taliah, Ayisha, Grisselle)Thursday Mongols InvadeFriday China Gets Back Up Today’s Agenda: 1. Guided Notes 2. Invention Activity 3. Discussion 4. Debrief Paragraph
  3. 3. How has China benefited our Modern World?• A journey through 5 dynasties…
  4. 4. Ch’in Dynasty(221-206 B.C.E.)
  5. 5. Ch’in Dynasty(221-206 B.C.E.) • China’s first empire • Started the Great Wall of China • Legalist rule – Bureaucratic – Centralized – Military Expansion – Burn Confusions Books
  6. 6. Great Wall
  7. 7. Shi Huangdi’sTerra Cotta Army
  8. 8. Detail: Soldiers
  9. 9. Detail: Cavalry
  10. 10. Han Dynasty(206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.)
  11. 11. Han Dynasty(206 B.C.E.-220 C.E.) • Colonized Manchuria, Korea, and Vietnam • “the O.G. Chinese” • Confucius’ values • Paper invented (105 B.C.E.) • Silk Road Trade Begins
  12. 12. Silk Road: Trade Route Resource
  13. 13. Sui Dynasty(581-618 C.E.)
  14. 14. Sui Dynasty(581-618 C.E.) • Grand Canal Constructed – (largest artificial river in the world today) • Canal Locks Invented • Paper Money Invented • Est. Professional Army • Overworked and over taxed
  15. 15. T’ang Dynasty(618-906 C.E.)
  16. 16. T’ang Dynasty(618-906 C.E.) • Enforced Safety on Silk road • Urban centers • Invented: – Printing (moveable type) – Porcelain – Gunpowder – Mechanical clocks
  17. 17. Foot-Binding in Tang China
  18. 18. Sung Dynasty(960-1279 C.E.)
  19. 19. Sung Dynasty(960-1279 C.E.) • Rockets invented • Creation of urban middle class • Emphasized education • Magnetic compass invented
  20. 20. Rice Cultivation under Sung
  21. 21. Invention Activity• Each group will have 9 inventions.• Put the inventions in order of:• “Least Benefit to the Modern World” to “Most Benefit to Modern World”• We will compare/discuss with other groups after EXAMPLE:
  22. 22. Debrief/ Reflection 1. What 4 inventions had the most influence on the modern world? 2. Explain how each of your four has effected the world. 3. Now what do you think of China and its civilization?

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