Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself by Lance Kramer


Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself by Lance Kramer

Ages 9 to 12 years. From Buddhism, feng shui, and porcelain pottery to gunpowder, dynasties, and trade routes, this interactive activity guide explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with over 20 hands-on projects. Comprehensive coverage of the ancient culture -- everything from the daily lives of both the rich and poor to the history of architecture, dynasties, religion, trade, and science -- are combined with step-by-step instructions for creating Chinese inventions with ordinary household materials. Key vocabulary, time lines, and factual sidebars are included to further educate young readers about this innovative society and its continuing influence on modern culture.


What a fun book! Use it on weekends, holidays, and vacation to keep kids busy and having fun. -- Bookselling This Week , American Booksellers Association

About the Author

Lance Kramer is a journalist and former ESL teacher. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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122 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2008



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