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154 resources with the concept india

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A Day in the Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We often see other countries depicted in movies, but getting a close look at a typical day in the life of a young person from another country isn't as common. Give your pupils such a look with a resource that helps class members explore,...
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Lives of Lions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Lions, unlike most cats, hang out together in prides. Your class can learn more about the lives of lions in this awesome clip by NatGeo. Did you know a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away?
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Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 5 of 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part five of the 13-part series begins with a refutable argument stating that genetically, the ancient people of Australia were populated by the first African ancestors. Spencer Wells travels to India to find the link that bridges...
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Big Dam Construction in India

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class...
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Siege of Golconda

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking at art, learners explore the Mughal Empire, which once controlled all of India and created a unique Hindu-Muslim civilization. By analyzing a painting of the Siege of Golconda, historians consider what art teaches people about...
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Discovering Diwali

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learn more about the festivals of India with an enriching activity on Diwali! After middle schooler research information about the Hindu holiday, they write an essay about its origin, who celebrates it, and the sights and sounds of the...
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Understanding Migration

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Human migration—often the result of push and pull factors—sometimes has dramatic outcomes for both those leaving their homelands and the host countries. Using a variety of case studies, learners consider those issues. Then, by completing...
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Geography Now! Pakistan

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
An interesting video resource profiles Pakistan, a country with a modern history and an ancient past. Partitioned from India in the middle of the 20th century, it now has the most militarized border in the world. The complicated country...
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Geography Now! India

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
India is a complex country. It's so diverse that a person from one Indian state may need a translator to understand those from another. A video profile showcases the nation, including its Bengal tigers, respect for cows, and modern-day...
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How to Grow Your Own Glacier

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know that in some parts of the world that glaciers can be grown? And that grown glaciers can be used to provide irrigation water? The narrator of a fascinating video reveals how growing glaciers can fight climate change. And...
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The Jungle Book

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Following Rudyard Kipling's tale The Jungle Book, scholars write a review and identify rainforest products and animals. Three challenge activities test pupils' knowledge of the sequence of events and map skills. Continue the learning...
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Homeless Bird: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Many people face the struggle between tradition and desire to forget their own paths. A study guide for the novel Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan discusses the issue of adhering to tradition from the perspective of a protagonist who faces...
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Into Which Caste Have You Been Cast?: India's Caste System

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What was it like to fit into a certain class with no choice in the matter? Learners experience the caste system in a role-play activity, work individually on handouts to enhance their learning, and participate in an evaluation activity...
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Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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India: Crash Course History of Science #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
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Simulation on Peacekeeping in Kashmir: An American Choice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Will the United States take a stand in the Kashmir conflict? A mock meeting of the minds examines a peace proposal between China, Pakistan, and India to determine if the United States should deploy troops to the area. Individuals take on...
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The Brahman, the Tiger and the Jackal

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A holy man saves a tiger from a trap, but the tiger wants to eat the man. How does he escape? Find out with a nine minute audiobook featuring a tale from India titled "The Brahman, the Tiger, and the Jackal."
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Part One

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The classic tale of cat-and-mouse becomes mongoose-and-cobra with Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." An engaging audio retelling takes listeners through the harrowing tale of Nag, Darzee, Nagaina, and of course, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Part Two

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Literature has hosted many epic battles, but none so fierce and vengeful as Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Finish the story with an audio recording of the second half, complete with mighty conflict and bested cobra.
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Gandhi

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Introduce class members to Gandhi's non-violent, non-cooperative ideas with Richard Attenborough's 1982 bio-epic. The film traces the experiences that gave shape to Gandhi's ideas and the actions that eventually lead to the end of...
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Family

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Family traditions are the focus of a lesson that explores the lives of children in India and those in your classroom. Scholars examine their own family roles and traditions, then respond to an informative text detailing a young girl's...
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The History of Hindu India

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of...
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Comparing Countries’ Constitutions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Analyze the constitutions of five different countries and see how they relate to each country's culture and traditions. Pupils read the preambles to the constitutions of India, Ireland, Russia, Suriname, and the United States. After...