HOMES AROUND THE WORLD


HOMES AROUND  THE WORLD
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Native American Homes
  Indians use natural resources to build their homes
  The type of natural resource used depended on where they lived


Plains Indian
   Lived in a Tepee
  The frame was made from long wooden poles fastened to gether at the top.
  Ends were spread out to form a circle
  Covered with a tent of animal skin and tied to the ground
  Outsides of tents were decorated
  Easily moved when hunting

City Homes
Many people live in cities in America but because there is so little space they live in high rise apartment buildings like those in the picture of Chicago below.
 

EUROPE
Many homes in Finland are made from wood as it is very plentiful
IRELAND
There are many different types of homes to be found in Ireland today
These homes have sloped roofs so that when it rains the water will flow off easily
These homes have double glazed windows to keep in the heat


CHINA
Traditional Houses
In Bejing in China people lived in houses known as 'Square Compounds'
 Houses were on four sides of a courtyard
 The main house was on the northside facing south
 The most important members of family lived in this house
 The east and west sides were used for storage, kitchens and bathrooms



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