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The past in the present

Societies find ways to use resources for the good of everyone.

What is a society?


What are the types of resources that societies provide for its member?

Society: a large group of people who live together in an organized way, making decisions about how to do things and sharing the work that needs to be done. All the people in a country, or in several similar countries, can be referred to as a society.

What resources do societies use?

What do all societies have to share?

Air   Water   Soil


Words you need to know

Innovation, Innovator,



The commons


Natural resources

Human capital

Physical capital

Cultural capital 



Literacy Shed

Innovation follows a continuum of development from past to present.

What does innovation mean?

Why do people innovate?

Innovation: a new idea, method or product

Synonyms:  change, revolution, transformation, 

Innovations transform the way communities develop.

Learn about Roman innovations and how they influence our lives.

Ancient inventions we use today

What ancient innovations do we still use today?

E books for Ancient Civilizations

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