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Early Indian Civilizations


Curipod generated lesson: "Early Indian Civilizations". #1-4

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1. Slide
60 seconds
Indus Valley Civilization: An ancient civilization located in what is now Pakistan and western India, which flourished around 2500-1700 BCE. Vedic Period: The period of the early development of Hinduism, lasting from about 1500 BC to 500 BC. Mahajanapadas: Sixteen kingdoms that existed in ancient India during the 6th and 4th centuries BCE.
Early Indian Civilizations
2. Slide
60 seconds
The Indus Valley Civilization had a complex system of weights and measures. The Vedic period was known for its great literature, including the Upanishads and the Rig Veda. The Mahajanapadas were some of the earliest known republics.
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3. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name one of the earliest known Indian civilizations?
4. Open question
660 seconds
What are the three main early Indian civilizations and what geographical areas did they inhabit?
5. Open question
660 seconds
What is the name of the oldest city in India that was discovered in the early Indus Valley Civilization?
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Create a drawing of an alien planet that has four moons orbiting it. The planet should have its own unique environment, with trees, plants, and animals that are unlike anything on Earth! Include details like mountains, rivers, and volcanoes, as well as any other features you can think of. Draw the four moons around the planet and make them each look different from one another. Have fun and be creative!
7. Poll
300 seconds
Which of the following is an early Indian civilization?
  • Harappan
  • Sumerian
  • Minoan
  • Mayan
8. Poll
300 seconds
What is the name of the Indus Valley Civilization?
  • Harappan
  • Akkadian
  • Rig Vedic
  • Cretan
9. Poll
300 seconds
Which of the following is true of the Harappan civilization?
  • It was the first urban civilization in India
  • It was a Bronze Age civilization
  • It was a hunter-gatherer civilization
  • It was a nomadic civilization
10. Poll
300 seconds
Which of the following is an example of a Harappan artifact?
  • Seals
  • Stone tools
  • Pottery
  • Spears
11. Poll
300 seconds
Which of the following is an example of a Harappan writing system?
  • Harappan Script
  • Cuneiform
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Runes

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