Monsoon Teacher Resources
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Holt Earth Science 3 Climate Skills Worksheet
Get your scientists thinking critically about climate with this challenging worksheet, which has learners complete 10 analogies using climate terms. They also read a paragraph about monsoons in India and answer interpretation questions. Students practice supporting claims as they agree or disagree with 3 statements, and finally refine the concepts they have learned by answering 3 critical thinking questions.
7th - 9th Science
Monsoon Season in India
Summer monsoons have shaped much of India's landscape and culture. Here is a cause and effect graphic organizer intended to help the class read effectively. They will read the provided text, then use the organizer to note causes and effects of Monsoon season in India.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data
Follow a fabulous slide show on how monsoons form and how satellite technology is being used to observe the phenomena, explaining why they occur. Afterward, visit the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) website to access actual data and write about current weather patterns.
6th - 8th Science
Few things are as fascinating as the challenge of climbing Mount Everest. This lesson investigates how monsoon weather impacts climbers. To begin, you are instructed to show various video clips. The only one directly provided, however, has a singular use of inappropriate language that may prevent you from wanting to show this particular clip.
6th - 12th Science
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
Indus Valley Civilizations
Take a peek into the very interesting world of Ancient India. These slides provide insight into the geography, climate, social structure, architecture, and trade skills of Ancient Indus Valley dwellers. An archaeological view is taken, each image shows a variety of excavated sites and artifacts that tell us all we know.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean trade routes, as well as reviews the importance of monsoon winds and the spread of products, ideas, and the religion of Islam.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Commerce in the Indian Ocean
Students study the geographic features of the Indian Ocean and examine how the monsoon influenced maritime trading patterns before 1500. They investigate why certain areas made good trading posts and why these areas attracted trade. They look at contemporary maritime trading patterns in the Indian Ocean.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Tropical Africa and Asia: 1200-1500
China, India, and Africa are all players in the trade, culture, conflict, and politics that marked a 300 year period in tropical Afro-Asian history. This comprehensive presentation covers environment, economics, religion, and the effects of Islamic conflict occurring from 1200-1500 AD.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Upwelling in the World Ocean
Here is a fascinating topic: the upwelling of ocean waters. Oceanography pupils learn what mechanisms cause upwelling, types of upwelling, and the effects on marine life. Colorful satellite imagery and informative diagrams bring this topic to the surface.
9th - 12th Science
India and Its Climate
The climate found in different regions of India is the focus of this brief presentation. Learners discover that India has three main seasons; winter, summer, and monsoon. There isn't a lot for pupils to do with this PowerPoint, but it does contain some interesting information.
4th - 7th Science
Floating Lotus Leaves
Students gather information about Thailand's culture, geography, and history, describe origins and traditions of Loy Krathong, a widely observed Thai holiday, and create traditional Thai craft similar to lotus blossom rafts used to celebrate Loy Krathong.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
When Disaster Strikes: Flooding in Pakistan
Students complete various activities after reading about flooding in Pakistan. In this lesson plan on humanitarian efforts, students read about flooding that occurred in Pakistan, discuss what they have read, and synthesize the information through grade level appropriate activities.
K - 12th Science
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 CCSS: Adaptable