How Can a Road System Be an Example of Innovation?
This online lesson provides teachers and students with activities, interactive tools, maps, photos, illustrations, quotes, and other resources to explore how the Inka developed engineering innovations and forged an empire that thrived in South America in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. These innovations allowed the Inka to integrate diverse communities over vast territories in the Andes.
This online lesson offers a new way to teach and learn about the Inka Empire that thrived in South America in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Explore a variety of resources to investigate how the need to feed and provide water for millions of people across a vast territory led to Inka innovations in water management and agriculture. Many of these innovations are still in use today by indigenous communities in the Andes.