Himalayas Teacher Resources
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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 12 Views 30 Downloads
Bhutan, the Last Shangri-La: Sandwich Squash: How the Himalayas Were Formed
Pupils 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
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 13 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
New Review Inside India
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this resource.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Rubrics for Assessing Student Writing, Listening, and Speaking Middle School
This is a fantastic collection of a wide variety of rubrics for writing, listening, and speaking! The resource contains over 14 rubrics for assessing such items as a summary, autobiographical sketch and narrative, speech, oral report, short story, and much more.
6th - 9th Language Arts 181 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the primary grades come to appreciate the wonderful diversity the world has to offer.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ancient China: Introduction, Map
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging lesson, anticipatory set, and map assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 34 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Measuring Elevation Past and Present
After viewing a short video about a climb up Mount Everest, high schoolers read about triangulation for measuring distant elevations. Have your class work in groups to construct an inclinometer and then use it to measure the height of three schoolyard trees.
6th - 12th Math 13 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Early Explorers
Here you'll find several worksheets and mini-activities for giving your learners a great overview of early explorers, including the motivations and home countries of famous explorers and development of new technologies.
5th Social Studies & History 45 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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