China’S Huang River Valley

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Published on March 11, 2008

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China’s Huang River Valley Why did the people of China settle along the Huang He (River) despite the dangers of flooding?

Use your prior knowledge… Why do people settle along the banks of rivers? What have other civilizations done to control flood waters? What do you predict will be the same about the Huang He River? Different?

Why do people settle along the banks of rivers?

What have other civilizations done to control flood waters?

What do you predict will be the same about the Huang He River?

Different?

Huang He is also the Dragon River Look at the shape of the Huang River. The people of China believed that the river looked like a dragon. What do you think?

Look at the shape of the Huang River.

The people of China believed that the river looked like a dragon.

What do you think?

Huang He is also the Yellow River Loess is more! Loess (les) is a fine yellow soil It is useful for farming, but blows away easily in the wind. It is called the Yellow River because it is the ________ river in the world! At its mouth, it flows out into the ______ Sea. muddiest Yellow

Loess is more!

Loess (les) is a fine yellow soil

It is useful for farming, but blows away easily in the wind.

It is called the Yellow River because it is the ________ river in the world!

At its mouth, it flows out into the ______ Sea.

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Amazing China slide show.

This might take a moment… but it is well worth the wait!

Levees keep the Huang River on its course. Do you think the levees always did their job? Yes? No? If you knew that the Huang He was also called China’s Sorrow, would that help you decide?

Do you think the levees always did their job?

Yes?

No?

If you knew that the Huang He was also called China’s Sorrow, would that help you decide?

Terracing: Why did the Chinese create staircase like platforms used by farmers?

Was terracing created just because it was beautiful? YES!! NO! Tell me why?

http://library.thinkquest.org/3614/drawing2.htm The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

China JEOPARDY Don’t forget to phrase your answer as a question…

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