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Resources for Learning - Years 4-7

  Investigate Interact  


bullet Zoom School - China  
bullet China Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids
bullet ABC's of China - made by a Year 3 computer club
bullet Discovering China - Made by Year 8 students for Ist Graders
bullet Ancient China for Kids
bullet Fun facts about China
bullet NOVA Online | Secrets of Lost Empires | China Bridge
bullet A taste of Tongren: Exploring Chinese culture through food  Photo essay by a Peace Corp volunteer who worked in south-west China for two years



 See Also I-Files on Tet/Chinese New Year,and Olympic Games (Beijing 2008)

bullet Scholastic's Global Trek : Welcome to China - A virtual trip to China.  You can keep an online journal of your travels
bullet Pictures as Words Game - learn a little about Chinese writing
bullet Sagwa's Webquest Games
bullet Food and Drink Explorer  Learning object made for Chinese language learners (Yrs 5-8) but there is English text. Learn about different types of food and drink available in China, from fruit and vegetables to meat, seafood and staple foods
bullet Beijing Zoo Explorer - Learning Object for Chinese language learners Yrs 5-8 Audio is in Chinese, but there is text in English. Provides information and questions for research on Chinese animals and efforts to protect them.
bullet China Talk : Chinese money and counting
bullet Chinese Zodiac - under which sign were you born?
bullet Chinese kid's games - two games to play
bullet Chinese  Folklore - Short Stories for Kids
bullet Soundscape of China - Use the interactive map to explore China thorugh sound recordings




Resources for Teaching

bullet   Six paths to China : six strategies for using the Web for learning -models for ways to integrate the World Wide Web into classroom learning from Tom March, pioneer of the Webquest.
bullet Welcome to China  - Access Asia teaching and learning materials for Middle Years. 
bullet Witty and Wise Chinese Proverbs - and links to more




China : Free Powerpoint presentations -for teachers and students


Ancient China - FREE presentations in PowerPoint format, interactive activities, lessons for K-12


China Activities Worksheet - Lower grades


China Theme Unit: Worksheets & Printables - for younger students.


China for Kids -   Activity Village (UK.)  Puzzles, crafts, traditional games to try, stories and folklore to read and more. Printable activities


BBC China Stories





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Updated May 2007