Sometimes people describe China's landscape as being like a staircase with three steps. The top step of this staircase is in the west, where the Himalaya mountains are (India
is on the other side of these mountains). Tibet is in this part of China. And Mount Everest is here (it's the world's tallest mountain). People call it "the roof of the world." The tops of the mountains have snow even in the summertime. In winter, the whole area is very cold - it can be as cold as -40 Fahrenheit (that's the same in Celsius). But in the summer it can get hot, up to about 100 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius). Panda bears live mostly in the mountains of south-western China. The climate in ancient China includes seasons similar to those in North America.
China is located on the continent of Asia. The ancient Chinese fished, farmed, and irrigated the land. There is a variety of plant life in China. The land in ancient China consists of forests, hills, mountains, and deserts.
The ancient Chinese fished, farmed, and irrigated the land. The ancient Egyptians farmed and irrigated the land near the Nile River. There was a great variety of plant life.
Written Language: Chinese words are written with characters instead of letters
Inventions: Kite, Compass, Silk, and Fireworks
Architecture: The Great Wall of China
Many inventions of Ancient China are still in use today.
Terms to Know:
Ancient: Long, long ago
Architecture: The design of buildings
Contributions: The act of doing something
Climate: The kind of weather an area has over a period of time
Land: The shape of the surface
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