Zhenghe-sailing-chart

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Zhenghe-sailing-chart

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation – Classroom Activity Asia Folder Part of the Wubei Zhi chart of Zheng He showing the west coast of India along the top, Ceylon top right and Africa along the bottom. The s…

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Potato Stamp Monogram

Hands-on Activity

Potato Stamp Monogram

Printing Press Inquiry Unit

Printing Press Inquiry Unit (Alternate Formative Performance Task, Supporting Question 1) Potato Stamp Monogram Create a pad of personally monogrammed writing paper in the style of Gutenberg pri…

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Compass Hands-on Activity

Hands-on Activity

Compass Hands-on Activity

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit

Early Maritime Navigation Inquiry Unit Compass Lesson Plan - Supporting Question 3 Task With a towel placed over their heads and the only visual being that of a magnetized needle, set on a plasti…

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Ancient Near Eastern Seals, c. 3000-1000 B.C.E.

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Ancient Near Eastern Seals, c. 3000-1000 B.C.E.

Printing Press Inquiry Unit

Printing Press (Artifact Photo) Produced for about 5000 years, these seals were made by engraving, in reverse, on a small stone using metal tools. The design becomes apparent only after being rolled …

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De Humani Corporis Fabrica

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De Humani Corporis Fabrica

Printing Press Inquiry Unit

Printing Press - Document 3C Excerpt Woodcut illustration in medical textbook. De Humani Corporis Fabrica... Basel, 1543. Woodcut. National Library of Medicine. Andreas Vesalius [anatomist] (1514-…

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