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Ancient Achievement: Explore Topics

Essential Quesdtion

How do we use ancient discoveries in our modern world?

Communication

Cuneiform 
Hieroglyphics
Sanskrit
Papyrus
Chinese Calligraphy
Printing Press
Chinese Paper
Wood block printing
Moveable Type

Possible jobs include:  authors, journalists, reporters, editors, printing companies, newspapers, publishers)

Medicine

Acupuncture 
Inoculation
Egyptian Medicine

Jobs include:  chiropractor, doctor, nurse, physician, pharmacist, dentist, additional medical fields

Mummification (embalmer, funeral director)

Art

Egyptian Hair Dye
Egyptian Makeup

Jobs include: hair dresser, beautician, make-up artist, make-up sales


Egyptian Instruments (musicians, instrument repair)
Silk (fashion, seamstress, tailor, fabric sales)

Math & Engineering

Arabic & Hindu Numbers (engineer, mathematician, accountant, statistician, etc.)
Paper Money & Coins (Video is in Spanish, read subtitles) (banker, financial advisor, etc.)
Pyramids
Ziggurat

Great Wall of China 

Jobs include: engineers, architects, construction, etc.

Science & Technology

Egyptian Astronomy
Indian Astronomy

Jobs include: professor, planetarium, etc.


Bronze Casting (welder, artist, metal work, blacksmith)
Irrigation 
Farming Tools—Plow, Chain Pump

Jobs include: farmers, lawn services, landscaping, arboretum, Deanna Rose 

Wheel (mechanic, tire sales)
Seismograph (meteorologist, earth science, professor)
Gunpowder (firework sales, Bass Pro, Cabellas, bullet sales, ammunition plants)
Porcelain 
Pottery

Glass Making

Jobs include: artists, glass blowers, Silver Dollar City craftsmen
Compass (Garmin, GPS, pilot, captain, tour guide)