Monday, August 17, 2015

Story of the World Vol 1 Ch 9

The First Cities of India (2000 - 1750 BCE)

We really liked chapter 9 and enjoyed taking it further by researching Mohenjo-Daro beyond what the chapter includes. My kids were so curious about what why Mohenjo-Daro disappeared.   Mohenjo-Daro was an advanced city for its time with toilets and drains and a sewage systems and buildings populated by thousands of people.  The town disappeared suddenly, but why? Natural disaster, enemy invasion? No one really knows. This mystery city was abandoned around 1750 bce and finally rediscovered in 1922.

Crash Course History


Create a Rangoli Design
Read about toys and games. Make your own toy out of terra cotta or modeling clay.

Do you have anything to add to chapter 9? I would love to hear how your family studied this chapter.


  1. Thank you so much for compiling these videos! I'm planning to start Story of the World with my 5 kids this fall, and these will be perfect for us!

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  3. Thank you for your comment. I hope you find the videos helpful to your study of STOW. My children have enjoyed watching videos that reinforce what we have read in the chapter.



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