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Silk Road

The silk road was a network of paths connecting civilizations in the East and West that was well traveled for approximately 1,400 years. Merchants on the silk road transported goods and traded at bazaars or caravanserai along the way. They traded goods such as silk, spices, tea, ivory, cotton, wool, precious metals, and ideas.

Use these resources to explore this ancient trade route with your students.

grades

6, 7, 8

subjects

Anthropology, Archaeology, World history

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