Students create their own parallel version of a civilization, choosing their location and biome, designing their river, creating currency, and more! A wonderful, year-long activity.
Combine social studies, science, and language arts in this year-long creative project!
What happens when your civilization suddenly has a surplus of food? Think of the possibilities!
It's a great moment for your civilization! Power is moving from the hands of a few to a more democratic government.
The Nile, the Tigris, the Euphrates, the Seine, the Thames, and now... your river!
What makes for a good flag? What makes a bad flag?
How are capital cities a combination of natural and human-designed features?
What type of currency will your civilization use? What symbols will be on it? Why are they significant?
Why 12 months? Why 30ish days? Why 7 days in a week? Your civilization could organize a year in any way you want!
Students explore famous structures from around the world, put them into related categories, pick some winners, and then design their own.
Let's go beyond merely memorizing word parts and instead analyze across languages. How do other languages make a word the opposite?