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Q'eswachaka: Una Maravilla de Ingeniería Inka

Este afiche para estudiantes de 5to a 8vo grado provee una introducción general al Imperio Inka y a la red del Gran Camino Inka con enfoque especial en los aspectos de ingeniería de un puente colgante. Los estudiantes aprenderán de los descendientes modernos de los Inkas y ganaran experiencia práctica mientras construyen un puente colgante en el salón de clase. This resource is also available in English.

Información sobre la lección

grados   5 6 7 8
Ciencias, Estudios Sociales, Medio Ambiente
América del Sur, Los Andes
palabras clave
Ayni, Chakacamayuc, Puente de hierba, Gran Camino Inka, Ingeniería Inka, Q'eswachaka, Qhapaq Ñan, Quechua, Puente colgante, Tawantinsuyu
Comprensiones esenciales

3: People, Places, and Environments
For thousands of years, indigenous people have studied, managed, honored, and thrived in their homelands. These foundations continue to influence American Indian relationships and interactions with the land today.

8: Science, Technology, and Society
American Indian knowledge resides in languages, cultural practices, and teaching that spans many generations. This knowledge is based on long-term observation, experimentation, and experience with the living earth. Indigenous knowledge has sustained American Indian cultures for thousands of years. When applied to contemporary global challenges, Native knowledge contributes to dynamic and innovative solutions.


Estándares académicos

Common Core State Standards

Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (Middle Grades) National Council for the Social Studies

III. Peoples, Places, and Environments.
Knowledge. The concept of regions identifies links between people in different locations according to specific criteria (e.g. physical, economic, social, cultural, or religious)

VIII. Science, Technology, and Society.
Knowledge. Science and technology have changed peoples' perceptions of the social and natural world, as well as their relationship to the land, economy and trade, their concept of security, and their major daily activities

National Geography Standards

Explain how changes in transportation and communication technology influence the spatial connections among human settlements and affect the diffusion of ideas and cultural practices.