The Qin Emperor united the warring states of China through warfare. He established many standards including money, weights and measures and many more such as standard axle width. We discussed the meaning of united and then did an activity to demonstrate how not having standard money works.
Then we read the book The Great Wall of China by Leonard Everett Fisher and began our great walls.
Icing Glue Recipe
6 egg whites
2 lbs powdered sugar
1 tsp cream of tartar
Once their walls were high enough they glued the walkway in place and added a few more cubes along the edges of the walkway.
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