Students relate environmental influences to human situations through Feng Shui, describe various traditional Chinese medical practices, and explore the use of natural forces in Chinese medicine.
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Orville and Wilbur Wong and the Fantastic Flying Machines
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine the role of Chinese immigrants in America. They investigate literature, history and cultures of Chinese-Americans. This ambitious plan takes two weeks to complete, and it brings in elements...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Chinese History and Philosophy: The Xia Dynasty
Students explore philosophy by answering study questions in class. In this Chinese history instructional activity, students identify the era in which the Xia Dynasty ruled the country and what caused them to lose power. Students complete...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Tillya Tepe Gold Ornaments and Accessories
Children of all ages consider the cultural, social, and economic implications of artifacts found along the Silk Road. They'll examine and discuss a Tillya Tepe ornament made in ancient Afghanistan. After fully analyzing the ornament's...
K - 12th Social Studies & History