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    • 1. DO IT NOW• Agenda• On a scrap piece of paper, answer the following question: • How could a large population affect your daily life?
    • 2. Exploring India
    • 3. The Land
    • 4. The Land• India is (1) 1/3 the size of the United States
    • 5. The Land• India is (1) 1/3 the size of the United States• In the north are the (2) HIMALAYA and KARAKORAM mountain ranges
    • 6. Climate
    • 7. Climate• Most places in India are warm or hot most of the year because the (3) HIMALAYA block cold air entering from the north
    • 8. Climate• Most places in India are warm or hot most of the year because the (3) HIMALAYA block cold air entering from the north• (4) MONSOONS, or seasonal winds that bring rain, are and important influence of India’s climate
    • 9. Climate• Most places in India are warm or hot most of the year because the (3) HIMALAYA block cold air entering from the north• (4) MONSOONS, or seasonal winds that bring rain, are and important influence of India’s climate• The monsoons cause a hot dry season and a milder rainy season
    • 10. • Why do the Himalaya affect the temperature of India?1. They block hot air blowing into the Indian Ocean2. They block cool air blowing south from China3. They grow every year because of plate tectonics
    • 11. Geography and Climate
    • 12. Geography and Climate
    • 13. Economy
    • 14. Economy• India’s economy is growing
    • 15. Economy• India’s economy is growing• There are many (5) COTTAGE INDUSTRIES, or businesses in rural villages where families use their own equipment to produce goods such as cotton, silk cloth, rugs, and leather products
    • 16. Economy• India’s economy is growing• There are many (5) COTTAGE INDUSTRIES, or businesses in rural villages where families use their own equipment to produce goods such as cotton, silk cloth, rugs, and leather products• Other industry includes textiles, iron, and steel
    • 17. • Why do you think people in rural areas work in cottage industries?1. They like to work from home2. They don’t want to work in a factory3. They don’t have factories or offices to work in
    • 18. Economy: Agriculture
    • 19. Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important
    • 20. Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the (6) INDO-GANGETIC Plain, which is along the Indus River in Pakistan and the
    • 21. Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the (6) INDO-GANGETIC Plain, which is along the Indus River in Pakistan and the
    • 22. Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the (6) INDO-GANGETIC Plain, which is along the Indus River in Pakistan and the
    • 23. Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the (6) INDO-GANGETIC Plain, which is along the Indus River in Pakistan and the• World’s leading producer of (7) RICE
    • 24. Population
    • 25. Population• Second-largest in the world
    • 26. Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people
    • 27. Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people• Official language: (9) HINDI
    • 28. Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people• Official language: (9) HINDI• 74% of people live in (10) RURAL villages
    • 29. Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people• Official language: (9) HINDI• 74% of people live in (10) RURAL villages• Delhi, Calcutta, and Bombay are cities in India with over (11) 5 million people each
    • 30. History
    • 31. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations
    • 32. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (12) BRITISH took over in the 1700s
    • 33. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (12) BRITISH took over in the 1700s• The British kept India as a colony and used its natural resources
    • 34. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (12) BRITISH took over in the 1700s• The British kept India as a colony and used its natural resources
    • 35. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (12) BRITISH took over in the 1700s• The British kept India as a colony and used its natural resources
    • 36. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (12) BRITISH took over in the 1700s• The British kept India as a colony and used its natural resources• In the 1900s the Indians fought for independence
    • 37. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (12) BRITISH took over in the 1700s• The British kept India as a colony and used its natural resources• In the 1900s the Indians fought for independence
    • 38. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (12) BRITISH took over in the 1700s• The British kept India as a colony and used its natural resources• In the 1900s the Indians fought for independence• (13) MOHANDAS GANDHI led a peaceful movement that gained India its independence in (14) 1947
    • 39. Culture
    • 40. Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism
    • 41. Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism• Other religions: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism
    • 42. Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism• Other religions: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism• Hindus believe that all living things have souls. After passing away, the soul is reborn and returns to Earth. This is repeated several times and is known as (14) REINCARNATION.
    • 43. Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism• Other religions: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism• Hindus believe that all living things have souls. After passing away, the soul is reborn and returns to Earth. This is repeated several times and is known as (14) REINCARNATION.• (15) COWS are considered sacred
    • 44. People and Animals
    • 45. Traveling in India
    • 46. Taj Mahal
    • 47. • How does the population density of India compare to the population density of the United States?1. They have less land and more people, so it’s more crowded2. They have more land and more people, so it’s the same3. They have more land and less people, so it’s less crowded
    • 48. • Where is the highest population density and why?1. In the mountains because of the beautiful scenery and natural resources that can be mined2. Along the rivers and coasts because of agriculture and trade3. In the middle of the country along the Deccan Plateau because there’s plenty of space

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