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"Where Are the Cedars of Lebanon?", Project Learning Tree Pre K-8 Guide, Seventh Edition, page 362 Activity #94
Read "Conquest of the Land Through 7,000 Years"
Read sections of "Conquest" to the class.


Throughout history, people have depended on natural resources for survival.  The availability of food, water, and resources to build shelters has generally determined where humans have settled and how cultures evolved over time.  In this activity, students will explore how ancient civilizations developed systems for using their natural resources.


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