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Ancient Civilizations

11-13 yrs old

History

Students will inquire the civilization of choice and build a building that is mathematically accurate

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avatar Submitted By: Niko Lewman

June 21, 2018

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Skills

  • Project Based Learning

External References

Ancient Civilization

The term civilization basically means the level of development at which people live together peacefully in communities. Ancient civilization refers..

Supporting Files

Planning sheet


Student planning sheet

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze research information
  • Use the given algorithm to convert the real world measurements into MCEE
  • Build a scale model

Guiding Ideas

Choose an Ancient Civilization

Fill in the table according to your research:

Ancient Civilization :

Famous Landmark :

Purpose of landmark:

Biome / Type of Landform:

Date Built (Landmark) :

Length / Width / Height:

 

Student Activities

Choose a plot

Add a sign (large sign if needed) with your names, time period, name of structure/location, and three facts (from research)

Create the structure/location using blocks: grass, stone, sand, trees, wood, etc.

 

Performance Expectations

There are multiple expectations for this and various summative assessment opportunities:

Reseach information, students are expected to collect accurate information about their chosen landmark

Math, students are able to convert their measurements accurately and are able to explain their reasoning

Build, Student can compare their selected build materials with the information that they have gathered and if there is a picture then compare and contrast their own building against the picture.

We opted to make a gameplay video where students verbally introduced and explained their project

Skills

  • Project Based Learning

External References

Ancient Civilization

The term civilization basically means the level of development at which people live together peacefully in communities. Ancient civilization refers..

Supporting Files

Planning sheet


Student planning sheet