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Symbiotic Relationships

For Teachers 4th - 8th
It's not always tooth and nail in the wild; sometimes animals benefit from each other's presence. Watch a few unique partnerships natural to different environments. Particularly interesting is watching the Goby Fish and the shrimp keep...
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Lives of Lions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Lions, unlike most cats, hang out together in prides. Your class can learn more about the lives of lions in this awesome clip by NatGeo. Did you know a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away?
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Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 5 of 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part five of the 13-part series begins with a refutable argument stating that genetically, the ancient people of Australia were populated by the first African ancestors. Spencer Wells travels to India to find the link that bridges...
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Celebrate Independence Days Around the World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Discover how other countries remember their fight for independence and how their celebrations compare to typical American-style revelries
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Big Dam Construction in India

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class...
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India 1500 BCE-600 BC and Southeast Asia 50-1025 CE

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is one of those well-done resources that a high school social studies or history teacher can't be without. This PowerPoint covers both ancient Indian and Chinese history and civilization beginning in the year 1500 BCE. The caste...
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Comparing Countries’ Constitutions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Analyze the constitutions of five different countries and see how they relate to each country's culture and traditions. Pupils read the preambles to the constitutions of India, Ireland, Russia, Suriname, and the United States. After...
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Sepoy Rebellion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your young historians to learn about the fascinating story behind the Sepoy Rebellion in the 1850s, the important event that was a root cause for the British government's eventual control over the people of India. Learners read...
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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 1/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Continue the story of India with this six-part series on her spices, trade routes, and silken roads. Early global trade and an emergent global economy during the 1st century AD, Roman influences on India, monsoons, boat building, and...
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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 4/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The effects of the Silk Route and Indian trade continues with part three of this six-part series. Learn about new archaeological discoveries that clearly show various occupations of outsiders in India. Greeks, Romans, and Kushans all...
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The Story of India - The Power of Ideas - 6/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Battles over, great documents written, ideas and correct thinking began spreading throughout India. Part six of this six-part series on the history of India focuses on laws and edicts set down by Ashoka, an ancient Indian leader. Animal...
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The Story of India - Ages of Gold - 2/7

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part two of this seven-part series examines the structure, economy, and legacy left by the great Gupta Empire. Wonderful documentary film footage, images of India's architecture, and primary source documents make this a very good resource.
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Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories

For Teachers K - 12th
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
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India Celebrates Janmashtami

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use the Internet to research the festival of Janmashtami. As a class, they discover the importance of Krishna in the Hindu religion and read poems commemorating her on the Internet. To end the lesson, they use colored pencils to...
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Diwali Doorway

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research Diwali, an important Hindu holiday in India. They identify authentic graphic designs that are common symbols used during the Diwali Festival of Lights. Afterward, they create a block-printed doorway decoration that is...
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India: A Quick Overview of Indian History

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Only 18 slides, but they sure do cover a large time period! From Indian geography and the Aryan Invasion, to the Marya Empire and Buddhism, this overview touches on basic information regarding Indian history. Perfect as an introduction...
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Post-Colonial Writers Unit

For Teachers 9th
How do cultural and historical background impact thought? To explore this essential question, class members view of portion of the film, The Passage to India, read an excerpt from The Magician’s Nephew, and Nissim Ezekiel’s poem, "In...
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Indian Music

For Students 4th - 6th
If your class has read anything on Indian music, they'll love completing these worksheets. They use the completed graphic organizer to answer five questions, read about the way Indian drummers create their beats, and then create a rhythm...
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"The Drum"

For Teachers K
Students listen to and discuss the folktale from India, "The Drum," written by Rob Cleveland. They discuss the "Golden Rule," and answer story comprehension questions. Students then complete a drum phonics worksheet and a matching...
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Writing Exercises: The Gupta Empire I

For Students 8th - 10th
Those studying the history of India and the legacy left by the Gupta Empire will have no problem answering these three short answer questions. Learners compose three short paragraphs describing the Gupta Empire, the historical population...
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India and Pakistan: Rivals from Birth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, after being divided into two groups, are assigned either Pakistan or India. They conduct research using the Internet, reference books, and magazines. The class compares and contrasts the two countries to find sources of...
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"The Drum"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and discuss the folktale "The Drum" from India. They also answer story comprehension questions, complete an adjectives and verb worksheet, and label a map of India. Students sequence events from the story and make...
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Monsoon Season in India

For Students 6th - 8th
Summer monsoons have shaped much of India's landscape and culture. Here is a cause and effect graphic organizer intended to help the class read effectively. They will read the provided text, then use the organizer to note causes and...
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Burr Airlines Flight to Asia: Building Inquiry Skills

For Teachers 3rd
What a wonderful way to explore this topic! Learners take an imaginary trip to Asia, take a visual tour, and formulate questions for a research project. As a final project, they create a travel brochure.