India Basics

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India Basics

  1. 1. India
  2. 2. On a half sheet of paper. . . <ul><li>Write down what you know about India. Think about culture, climate, industry, etc. </li></ul>
  3. 3. On the back of your Hinduism note sheet. . . <ul><li>Set up your paper like this </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is over population a problem? <ul><li>Current population: Over 1 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Birth rate is about 44 births/minute (U.S. about 14) </li></ul><ul><li>Population density: 610 people/ sq. mile (U.S.= 65 per sq mile </li></ul>
  5. 5. Population Density
  6. 6. Where do most people live? <ul><li>Most live along the Ganges River </li></ul><ul><li>Water is hard to come by in India so people have to live by the rivers </li></ul><ul><li>Also, the river is considered sacred in Hinduism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the river for drinking, cleaning, bathing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>However, pollution is becoming a major problem </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ganges River
  8. 8. People bathing in the Ganges

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