Students locate the country of Nepal on a map and research its major characteristics. They discuss how the geography of Nepal affects its people, compare geographical features between Nepal and the United States and create relief maps of Nepal.
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After the Quake: Preserving the Artifacts of Kathmandu
On April 28, 2015, a 7.8 earthquake ruptured the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. Seven UNESCO World Heritage sites are located in this valley. The efforts of experts and archeologists to restore three of them—Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Nepalese Drum on a Stick
Students create a two sided percussion instrument designed to look like a damaru drum from Nepal. They locate Nepal on a map and conduct research on Nepal and the damaru. Students then create a damaru drum using a small plastic container...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Squashed Tomato Challenge
Nepalese farmers are faced with long, arduous journeys to sell their crops (including tomatoes) to the local markets at the bottom of the mountains. With this in mind, your young engineers will be challenged to build a model that can...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Regions of Nepal: A Virtual Trek
Seventh graders explore Nepal. In this geography skills lesson, 7th graders research the cultures, climates, ethnic groups and natural resources of Nepal's 3 geographic regions. Students use Google Earth to examine satellite images and...
7th Social Studies & History