In this social studies and science learning exercise, students find the names of major rivers and vocabulary words related to them. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Chinese Land and Culture Pick-a-Project
Seventh graders explore China. In this China lesson plan, 7th graders create a topographic relief map of China illustrating/outlining hills, plateaus, mountains and rivers, create a mural of the Yangtze River area including rice fields,...
7th Social Studies & History
The Yangtze River: Lifeline of China
Students locate the Yangtze river on a map, and label major cities and landmarks. Students identify and interpret the diversity of the people living along the Yangtze. Students explain the pros and cons of the Three Gorges Dam project.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
ANCIENT RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS OF CHINA
High schoolers identify the sources and mouths of the Yellow and Yangtze Rivers on a topographical map of China. They explain how silt is produced, how it fertilizes the banks of a river and describe the major crops and flooding cycles...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Impact of Water Projects on Environmental Issues: Case Study Three Gorges Dam of the Yangtze River
Students research different perspectives on the building of the dam on the Yangtze River. Working in groups or independently, students prepare a 2-3 minute introduction on their view point (Geographer, Environmentalist, Electronics...
9th - 12th Science
How Cultures Differ "Two Different Perspectives on the Same Event
Young scholars read excerpts from Peter Hessler's River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze and discuss his difficulties in learning the language, cultural clashes and how cultural perceptions shape our understanding of the world.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Three Mapping Activities
Students label three maps of China after being introduced to background information about the country. In this geography lesson plan, students color two maps and label various points of interest in China. Finally, students draw their own...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts