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Bhutan, the Last Shangri-La: Sandwich Squash: How the Himalayas Were Formed
Students create and record a model of mountain formation. They identify major mountain building formations. Students understand how the Himalaya Mountains were formed, why they are located near Bhutan, and why they are becoming larger.
6th - 8th Science 5 Views 19 Downloads
Solar Heating in the Himalayas
A fascinating lesson on how solar power is utilized by people who live in the Himalayas is here for you. In it, learners perform a case study which will help them understand that solar energy is a renewable resource, that geography affects the distribution of solar energy, and that sunlight is a underused source of energy.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 29 Downloads
How Has the Geography of India Influenced its People and Culture?
Have your middle schoolers consider the effects of monsoons, the Himalayas, and geographical location on the development of Indian culture. This presentation provides a slight glimpse into this vast topic and could be used as a discussion-starter or class warm-up.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 11 Views 54 Downloads
The Geography of the Indian Subcontinent
Gloriously adorned with a glimpse of the Taj Mahal, these slides detail important facts and characteristics of South Asian cultures, such as India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and several other surrounding countries. Slides cover the topography, climate, demographics, and vegetation of South Asia with maps and colorful photographs.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 17 Views 68 Downloads
Do Some Research - Chief River of India
In this geography research worksheet, students use the library or Internet to determine which river is the chief river of India that rises in the Himalaya Mountains. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture to accompany the answer.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Little Einsteins -- A Christmas Wish
Students watch a video of the series "Little Einstiens." After watching the video, they explain the characteristics of each character. They develop music to add to the video and listen to music of Beethoven. They examine a painting by Van Gogh to end the lesson.
K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Creating and Destroying Plates
Students explore Earth science by answering geology study questions. In this plate tectonics instructional activity, students identify where tectonic plates exist, how they move and the impact they have on the surface of the earth. Students view visual images of plates on the Internet and create a model of earth's layers using arts and crafts materials.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 48 Downloads