Students use the Internet to explore the language, culture, history and food of China. They practice writing Chinese characters and participate in hands-on activities.
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China: Land Beyond the Wall
An excellent series of five lessons on China awaits you and your young geographers. In these lessons, learners engage in hands-on activities, watch streamed video, access websites, and complete activities in cooperative groups in order...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Cartoons for the Classroom: China, Tibet, and the Olympics
Political tensions have surrounded the Olympics for centuries; take a look back at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics with this political cartoon analysis worksheet. Background information gives learners context regarding Tibetan protests...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Comparative Systems Worksheet
Here is an excellent worksheet for analyzing economic systems and comparing those that exist today in such countries as the United States, China, and Cuba. Learners begin by hypothesizing which economic system would provide for greater...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Behind the Great Firewall of China
Here’s a hugely important video that is difficult to understand and impossible to show in most classrooms. “China is complicated,” says Michael Anti, a Chinese blogger. Anti takes viewers behind the Chinese Internet firewall, to reveal...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History