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Everest Education Expedition

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young explorers investigate the biodiversity of Mount Everest and the Himalayan Mountain ecosystem through hands-on and interactive activities. They examine the effects of climate change on the mountains, analyze maps, take a virtual...
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Comparing and Contrasting Hinduism and Buddhism

For Students 7th - 12th
Engage historians in world religions through personal stories. This activity has groups analyzing two personal accounts to determine who practices Hinduism and who Buddhism. Four roles are indicated: reader, writer, presenter, and...
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Compare and Contrast: Hinduism and Buddhism

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This presentation offers three tasks to assist students in better understanding the similarities and differences between Hinduism and Buddhism. They answer a multiple choice question, write a paragraph explaining Buddhist rejection of...
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Religion: Location, Diffusion, and Cultural Landscape

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Clear and well-organized presentations are hard to come by. Luckily, here you'll find excellent information of the location, diffusion, and cultural landscape of each of the world's seven major religions. A truly helpful resource for...
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Hinduism

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Make a study of the ghats in Varanasi through examination of an image and instruction about Hinduism. Learners work in groups to look at the photo and respond to discussion questions. They then read a brief text about Hinduism and talk...
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Introduction to World Religions - Hinduism

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Hinduism. In this world religions lesson, 6th graders listen to a lecture about the attributes of the religion and then listen to and perform parts of The Remayana. Students also complete a map activity based on the...
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Comparing Religions: Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore religions of the world, In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, 6th graders create a Venn diagram or other graphic organizer that shows the origins, customs, writings, and beliefs of Christianity, Judaism,...
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Hinduism- Caste System Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the Hindu caste system. In this religious studies lesson, students participate in a classroom simulation where they represent the castes of Hinduism and take part in a rebirth ceremony. 
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Hinduism--Diwali

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Hinduism worksheet, students fill in twenty-four blanks with words from the word box at the bottom of the worksheet to complete "The Story of Rama and Sita."
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Hinduism--Diwali

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Hinduism worksheet, students write a six paragraph letter imagining that they have been invited to spend a day with an Indian family during Diwali and express their reactions to the celebrations they experience.
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Early Asian Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Designed specifically for AP Art History and Humanities classes, the images in this presentation are arranged by date and by geographic area. Although no script is provided, information on Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Confucianism,...
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Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do different religions offer explanations for what happens when we die? Invite your learners to consider the variance and complexity of religious beliefs, and to research and compare/contrast the concept of death and afterlife...
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Angkor What? Angkor Wat!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate one of the largest religious structures in the world, Angkor Wat, a temple in Cambodia. The temple's place in Southeast Asian history, its history and the migration of ideas of both Hinduism and Buddhism is...
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The Five Major Religions

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Your 7th graders will have no problem understanding the similarities and difference in the tenets of the world's 5 major religions. This PowerPoint covers the history, major players, and philosophy of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism,...
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World Religions Project

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
This is a very well-designed comparative world religions project that offers clear guidelines, expectations, and supplemental materials to support learners in their research process. Class members are divided into groups and must then...
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AP Human Geography Comparative World Religions Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The guidelines and graphic organizer of this resource are great tools for beginning a comparative religions project with your class! After completing an information sheet comparing six major world religions (Judaism, Confucianism,...
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World Religions: 7th Grade Geography

For Teachers 7th
This presentation is well-organized. Each of the world's five major religions are totally defined by holy book, founder, icons, traditions, location, and history. While there is a lot of great info for Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and...
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The Beliefs of Hinduism: K.A.R.M.A.

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this beliefs of Hinduism study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to religion and then respond to a reflection question.
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Hinduism

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive world history activity, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding Hinduism. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Hinduism vs. Buddhism

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create Venn diagrams showing the differences and similarities between the religions of Hinduism and Buddhism.
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Hinduism--Diwali

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Hinduism worksheet, students, after reading "The Story of Rama and Sita," match six main characters with their descriptions. Students choose two characters from the story and fill in the two boxes with words and phrases that...
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Nataraj Shiva as Lord of the Dance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers considers the piece of artwork entitled, The Nataraj, Lord Shiva and Lord of the Dance to visualize several of the most important ideas of Hinduism.
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Major Religions in Ancient India

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore major religions in ancient India. They compare polytheism, monotheism, and reincarnation. Using the internet, 6th graders research information to compare Hinduism and Buddhism. They create, using Inspiration...
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World Religions: A Look at the Way the World Prays

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An introduction to the characteristics of and differences between five world religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism), this presentation will help to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the details of each...

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