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"Where Are the Cedars of Lebanon?", Project Learning Tree Pre K-8 Guide, Seventh Edition, page 362 Activity #94
Read "Conquest of the Land Through 7,000 Years"
Read sections of "Conquest" to the class.

Overview

Throughout history, people have depended on natural resources for survival.  The availability of food, water, and resources to build shelters has generally determined where humans have settled and how cultures evolved over time.  In this activity, students will explore how ancient civilizations developed systems for using their natural resources.

Objectives

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   SCIENCE

  SOCIAL STUDIES   MATH LANGUAGE ARTS
S.II.1.ms1
S.II.1.ms3
S.II.1.ms4
S.II.1.ms5
S.IIl.5.ms5
S.III.5.ms6
S.III.5.ms7
S.V.1.ms5
SS.I.4.ms2
SS.II.1.ms3
SS.II.2.ms1
SS.II.2.ms2
SS.II.2.ms3
SS.II.2.ms4
SS.II.2.ms5
  LA.I.1.ms1     LA.I.3.ms1
LA.I.1.ms2     LA.I.3.ms2
LA.I.1.ms3     LA.I.3.ms3
LA.I.1.ms5     LA.I.3.ms4
LA.I.2.ms1     LA.I.3.ms5
LA.I.2.ms2     LA.I.3.ms8
LA.I.2.ms3     LA.I.6.ms2
LA.I.2.ms4     LA.I.8.ms1                        LA.I.8.ms3                        LA.I.8.ms4

Note Many of the activities on this website reference Project Learning Tree (PLT) activities.  PLT has copyrights on these activities but has granted permission to provide outlines to render a general ideas of what each activity covers.  There are two PLT activity books, one for Pre K-8 and another for high school (recent revisions).  There are also a number of special modules available through PLT in 2004.  For more information about PLT, visit the national website at www.plt.org and the Michigan PLT website at www.michiganplt.org


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