More than 3,600 years ago, the Shang Dynasty arose beside the Yellow River in China. The Shang invented a form of writing, were the first Chinese to use chariots, and were experts at bronze work. They also invented a calendar.
The Shang Dynasty is part of the Super Science Facts series that engages readers in grades 5 to 12 with fun science facts and colorful images on every page to support comprehension. The series covers Physical Science, Life Science and Social Sciences in individual sets. The minimal-text format (1,700 to 2,000 words per book) introduces content vocabulary defined in context and repeated in a glossary.