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Ancient China Project

My Prezi for the Ancient China Project

lottie smith

on 25 May 2013

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Why did they make the terracotta warriors and what was the point of it if they were just statues? What are some inventions that were made in Ancient China? Where was Ancient China? What was life like
for children who were born
in Ancient China? Before children were born the mother's parents would send her flowers, food, sweets and other small gifts for the baby.

If a boy was born, he was given a piece of jade (a sometimes green ornamental stone for carving, jewellery etc.) and a bow was hung outside the family doorway.

If a girl was born she was given a curved roof tile and a handkerchief was hung at the family doorway. What would people wear in Ancient China? Peasants:
The poor people of Ancient China (Commonly known as peasants) wore clothes made out of hemp. Hemp is a rough material made from plant fibres; this material was good for peasants as they had to work in fields for long hours most days of the year. Generally clothes that were made of hemp were baggy pants and shirts. Before Qin Shi Huangdi (the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty serving from 246 to 210 BC) died he said that he wanted the same military power and royal status in the afterlife as he had in his earthly lifetime. Such an accomplishment would be very difficult to achieve in his next life without a proper army so that is why he has 10,000 clay soldiers with weapons, horses and chariots. By: Lottie Smith 25/05/2013 Ancient China Project For more inventions or fun games please click here

http://china.mrdonn.org/inventions.html Chinese Writing
Insect killers
Horse Collars
Printed books
Playing Cards
Printed paper money
Toilet paper
Wheelbarrow Ancient China was located in Eastern Asia and bordered the Eastern China Sea, Korean Bay, Yellow Sea, and the Northern China Sea by Korea and Vietnam. For more on what life was like in Ancient China as a child please click this link:

http://fms.wsd.wednet.edu/Cabbage/studentwork/ancientchild.pdf Wealthy people:
People of higher classes (Richer people who didn't struggle with money e.g. emperors & people of government) wore silk. Silk is made from the cocoons of silkworms and is very, soft, light and beautiful. The Chinese were the first to make silk and kept how to make it a very big secret for HUNDREDS of years. Silk can be dyed specific colours or with fancy designs, silk garments were usually long robes. Some inventions that we still use today that originated in Ancient China are: BIBLIOGRAPHY: http://taylahwatson.weebly.com/inventions.html
http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/inventions_technology.php http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/geography_of_ancient_china.php
Thank You so much for reading and watching my Prezi on Ancient China, I really hope that you liked it and learned something from seeing it! Please enjoy my Prezi on Ancient China I really enjoyed making it and finding out new facts
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