LEVEL TWO

Mesopotamia



Topics: Science, Religion Religo-science?

  1. Theistic centered life still allowed for "scientific method,: of sorts
  2. The Wheel
  3. Cuneiform, pictograph and ideograph
  4. The Corbeled Arch/True Arch
  5. Irrigation and Farming Implements
  6. Cities
  7. Mathematics, Time, angles, calendars, astronomy, and astrology
  8. Medicinal Drugs and Surgery

Quiz

  • The Quiz is drawn from the Assigned Reading listed below
  • You must obtain a 70% on the quiz to pass it.

Readings

Assigned On-Time Reading for On-Time papers and quiz

  • None assigned yet

Assigned LATE Reading for late papers

  • None assigned yet

Other Readings

    ONE of these will be the assigned reading for the week's quiz and on-time paper. Another one will be the assigned reading for the late papers. All of these may be on the Final Exam aka the Final Boss Fight.
  1. The revolutionary invention of the wheel, from Fred Flinstone's car to the disk.
  2. Cuneiform, or...is it just old L33t/text speak and 3rd order signification
  3. Read the 101 on Tensile and Compressive stresses to better know how Corbeling arches function.
  4. First farmers
  5. Why 12 months and 60 minutes
  6. On Health, Illness, and Medicine in Mesopotamia.

Writing Assignment


Writing Rubric


ON-TIME Writing Assignment

    If the assignment will be turned in at the start of class on the Schedule's due date, do the following assignment
  • None assigned yet

LATE Writing Assignment

    If the assignment will be turned in after the start of class on the Schedule's due date, do the following assignment
  • None assigned yet

Possible Writing Assignments

    One of the following will be the assigned writing for the week.
  1. Write an essay of 150 to 200 "words" that discusses the Ups and Downs of your life: approximate 1/3 parts L33t, Emoticon, and Netlingo PER sentence. You may "write" this on your phone, take screen shots, and paste (then enlarge) those images into a Word document.
  2. Compile a report on the use of the wheel by Mayans, by North Americans native Americans, by the inuit. answer at some point how it is that mayans had the "wheel of time" and also toys with wheels, but no wheels for their transpo. Also, discuss the earliest water wheels, spinning wheels, and pottery wheels. Use at least one valid source for each section

road signs
Medical images

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