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|What are most of the houses in Mesopotamia made of?
|Mud Bricks and Reeds
|Why was it bad if it flooded on a farm?
|The river water had salt which harmed the way that the plants grew and harvested because the salt got into the soil.
|What did Mesopotamian farmers use to correct the mineral balance?
|More Flooding and Crop Rotation
|Did Mesopotamian's invent the wheel?
|Yes, however China did also.
|How did the Mesopotamian's come up with the idea of creating wheels?
|They started with rolling logs and added a sledge on top and you pulled. This was easier the transport heavy or large items.
|True or False? The Tigris and Euphrates rivers flooded unpredictably due to rain and melted snow from the Zagros Mountains.
|Did the Mesopotamian's create/invent the shadoof?
|What was the shadoof used for?
|Transporting water to irrigation canals.
|Enough ________ led to more jobs.
|True or False? Mesopotamia was hilly in between the rivers.
|No. It was flat.
|Why was it good to have flat land?
|Because your irrigation will be great. If your irrigation is great then you will have crops surplus.
|Who does Mesopotamia trade with?
|What do they trade?
|They trade their farm items for precious rocks, metals, and stones.
|What are the three types of people?
|Syrians, Babylonians, Assyrians
|Where is Ur?
|Southern Mesopotamia- by the Persian Gulf