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Ellen Jackson -Children's Author
Tween Tribune-News Stories for Student
DogoNews: Fodder for Young Minds
Time for Kids-Around the World
BBC Website for Kids
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Let's Explore India... Updated:8/2012
India is a country in Asia. After China, it has the world's largest population (1billion).To the north, are the Himalayan Mountains. Here you can find Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world. India also has a desert , the Thar. Itıs main river is called the Ganges.
Indian children enjoy playing soccer, cricket and badminton. A popular Indian activity is "kho kho", a very fast game of running and tagging others. English is spoken by many with Hindi , one of the 18 official language of India. Did you know that it was ancient India which gave the world the idea of the zero?
If you travel to India, make sure to visit it's most famous landmark, the Taj Mahal! Let's Explore India...
- Some people consider the Taj Mahal to be the _______ Wonder of the World.
- What do some people fear is happening to the Taj Mahal?
- What does Taj Mahal mean?
- What is a SARI?
Culture and People
Time For Kids
- What is the main religion of India(faith)?
- How many official languages are spoken in India ?
- What language is used in trade and politics?
- Name FOUR countries that touch India.
- Click on Jodhpur. What color are many of the buildings and why?
- Click on Kanha National Park. Who wrote the "Jungle Book"?
- From which country did Gandhi help to get India's freedom?
- What is Gandhi's nickname?
- What was the method (way) that he used to bring about change?
- Unlike other rhinos, what is unique about the Indian Rhino?
- Rhinos, like elephants, are herbivores .What does this mean?
- True or False: The Indian elephant is smaller than the African elephant
- India elephants can be 8 feet tall and weigh about how much?
- What is the national bird of India and what does it represent?
- What is the national animal of India and about how many remain?
Put a puzzle of a tiger together.
See some beautiful places to visit in India
Recipe for luchi puffed bread
Walk through Mohenjo Daro.
Although I have tried to review each link, please check the site to see if it is appropriate for your grade level. Also, please monitor that students stay at the link. Should you find something questionable, please let me know. Thanks!