Monday, January 23, 2012

Chinese Inventions - Presentation Time!

Students presented their Chinese Invention Projects today (see other blog post introducing this project here) and enlightened each other about the history and impact on the world of Chinese inventions such as gunpowder, fireworks, the crossbow, the compass, paper currency, landmines, the umbrella, tea, and more!  Enjoy some photos and videos of presentations below:
Watch a news report movie created on umbrellas:
video
"How to make a Chinese Umbrella" presentation:




Watch a video here of a student introducing how tea was made:
video


Watch her now perform a traditional Chinese tea ceremony:
video

Watch a video here of a student presenting the history of the Chinese land mine:
video
Landmine 3-D model and demonstration:

Silk Road & History of Silk Poster presentation:


A video of a Chinese crossbow demonstration:
video

Several more wonderful presentations...








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