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Chapter 2 - Section 1 - Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia
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Ben Robinson

on 17 November 2016

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Transcript of Chapter 2 - Section 1 - Mesopotamia

Raw materials (students) are processed through an assembly line (courses) to achieve a final product (graduates).
America
Africa
Europe
Europe
Africa
Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
Euphrates
Tigris
Mesopotamia
Euphrates
Tigris
Mesopotamia
flat land
scrubby
plants
rivers
WHAT'S
THE RIVER
GOOD FOR?
boats used the
current to move
heavy loads
Mountains
Euphrates River
Tigris River
Silt
Soil
10 inches
of Rain
Hot Summers
Mesopotania
Arid Climate
Flat Fertile Soil
and
River
Allowed for Farming
Flooding
unpredictable
too much
too little
Melting Mountain Snow
irrigation
Fertile Land
Life without irrigation
Fertile Land
Clogged Canals
taking water from rivers
and watering dry land
Mesopotamian Reed Home
Mesopotamian Reed Home
Check out the reed boat!
Mud walls
Making mud and straw bricks
Mesopotamian Brick Homes
Mesopotamians built huge brick
walls around their cities.
GOLD
IVORY
EBONY
PRECIOUS STONES
Grain
Dates
Other
Farm
Products
Stone
Wood
Copper
Tin
Review Video
Snap Review
"Here it is."
Tigris River
Euphrates River
Geography
Floodplain
4:53
"If the floods don't come,
our crops will die!"
"If the floods come now,
they'll wash away our seeds!"
"If we don't plant now,
it will be too late!"
"Do you see what I see?
Check out the kids playing
by the Tigris."
"We're building a sand canal!"
"We're building earthen walls!"
"I'm controlling the
environment!"
How irrigation was invented, maybe
Hello
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