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Teaching The Silk Road: Connecting the ancient world through trade [video]

The Silk Road: Connecting the ancient world through trade [video]

With modern technology, a global exchange of goods and ideas can happen at the click of a button. But what about 2,000 years ago? Shannon Harris Castelo unfolds the history of the 5,000-mile Silk Road, a network of multiple routes that used the common language of commerce to connect the world's major settlements, thread by thread.

Shannon Harris Castelo
TED-Ed

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What was shared along the Silk Road?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,3
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