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  • 1. China TodayBy: Charlotte, Ali, Petra, Kiki, and Ava.By: Ali, Ava, Charlotte, Kiki, and Petra By: yakobusanJakobM ontrasio From FlickrCC A Chinese Opera
  • 2. IntroductionChina is in Asia, which is the largest continent in theworld. . China is the fourth largest country in theworld! 19.1% of the worlds population lives in China. Panda picture by: cliff1066 At
  • 3. Where is China? China is located South of Mongolia, West ofSouth Korea, North of Thailand and East of Afghanistan. Picture from: The parts of the map that are colored in white are all part of China. Thats China!
  • 4. Animals and nature in China● The oldest tree in the world is the Chinese Gingko tree.● China is the only place where the Giant panda is found.● Two of the greatest rivers are in China: The Yellow (Huang He) and the Yangtze (Chang Jiang).● More than 100 South Chinese Tigers have been born up to now. The Chang Jiang RiverThis is the Gingko TreePicture by: digital cat Picture by: Ray_from_LAGinkotree changjiangDigitalcat RayfromLA
  • 5. People In China A Chinese girl in traditional clothing. babasteve By babasteve● Over 3 billion people live in China.● China has 150% more soldiers than the U.S.● In 2009, the average life for men was 70 and for women it was 75.● In China there are 634 million cellphone users. By A sculpture of A woman selling sweet By the Chinese jelly in China. dragon
  • 6. Inventions● China has over 400,000 factories.● Chinese workers made and sold 18,000,000 cars in 2011.● The first reed instrument was invented by a chinese man named Ling-Lun.
  • 7. Throw your tooth on the roof! For us, if a kid looses a tooth we put it under the pillow and wait for the tooth fairy to come. Thats not what they do in China… In China if a kid looses a bottom tooth, they will plant it in the ground in belief that will make it grow in straight. If its a top tooth, they will throw it on the roof so that it will grow in upwards.
  • 8. The Great Wall Of ChinaThe great wall of China is around 5,500 mileslong.Its in the range of 15-30 feet wide.41.8 million people went to visit the great wall ofChina, in 2004.The great wall of China is the longest man madestructure. Photo by Shirley Rinaldi.
  • 9. REDRed is considered a lucky color in china.It represents beauty, happiness, and good fortune.During the Chinese New Year, RED envelopesare given out with money in them.People wear red in weddings in China.On the Chinese flag, red representsrevolution.
  • 10. Chinese New YearChinese New Year is the most important holidayin the Chinese culture.It is about being with family and respectingancestors.In 2013, Chinese New Year will be on Sunday,February 12th.One of the big things that the Chinese do for theholiday is to celebrate with a huge dragon thatgoes through the streets of china.
  • 11. FUN FACTS● The first vending machine to sell live crabs was in a subway, in China.● Chinese researchers wear panda suits to fool the cubs. They do this to help the cubs live in the wild.● More birds live in China than anywhere else in the world.● China is the fourth largest country in the world.● The fastest train in the world is in China which is called the bullet train. The bullet train can go up to 361 MPH.
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