DO IT NOW• Agenda• On a scrap piece of paper, answer the  following question:  • How could a large population affect your ...
Exploring India
The Land
The Land• India is (1) 1/3 the  size of the United  States
The Land• India is (1) 1/3 the  size of the United  States• In the north are the  (2) HIMALAYA and  KARAKORAM  mountain ra...
Climate
Climate• Most places in India are warm or hot  most of the year because the (3)  HIMALAYA block cold air entering  from th...
Climate• Most places in India are warm or hot  most of the year because the (3)  HIMALAYA block cold air entering  from th...
Climate• Most places in India are warm or hot  most of the year because the (3)  HIMALAYA block cold air entering  from th...
• Why do the Himalaya affect the  temperature of India?1. They block hot air blowing into the   Indian Ocean2. They block ...
Geography and Climate
Geography and Climate
Economy
Economy• India’s economy is growing
Economy• India’s economy is growing• There are many (5) COTTAGE  INDUSTRIES, or businesses in rural  villages where famili...
Economy• India’s economy is growing• There are many (5) COTTAGE  INDUSTRIES, or businesses in rural  villages where famili...
• Why do you think people in rural areas  work in cottage industries?1. They like to work from home2. They don’t want to w...
Economy: Agriculture
Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important
Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the  (6) INDO-GANGETIC Pla...
Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the  (6) INDO-GANGETIC Pla...
Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the  (6) INDO-GANGETIC Pla...
Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important• Most of India’s best farmland lies in the  (6) INDO-GANGETIC Pla...
Population
Population• Second-largest in the world
Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people
Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people• Official language: (9) HINDI
Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people• Official language: (9) HINDI• 74% of people live in (10) R...
Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people• Official language: (9) HINDI• 74% of people live in (10) R...
History
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (...
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (...
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (...
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (...
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (...
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (...
History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful  ancient civilizations• Many empires rose and fell, until the (...
Culture
Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism
Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism• Other religions: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism
Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism• Other religions: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism• Hindus believe that all livi...
Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism• Other religions: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism• Hindus believe that all livi...
People and Animals
Traveling in India
Taj Mahal
• How does the population density of India  compare to the population density of the United  States?1. They have less land...
• Where is the highest population density and  why?1. In the mountains because of the beautiful scenery   and natural reso...
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  • India Presentation

    1. 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. 2. Exploring India
    3. 3. The Land
    4. 4. The Land• India is (1) 1/3 the size of the United States
    5. 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. 6. Climate
    7. 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. 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. 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. 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. 11. Geography and Climate
    12. 12. Geography and Climate
    13. 13. Economy
    14. 14. Economy• India’s economy is growing
    15. 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. 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. 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. 18. Economy: Agriculture
    19. 19. Economy: Agriculture• Agriculture is extremely important
    20. 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. 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. 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. 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. 24. Population
    25. 25. Population• Second-largest in the world
    26. 26. Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people
    27. 27. Population• Second-largest in the world• (8) 1.1 BILLION people• Official language: (9) HINDI
    28. 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. 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. 30. History
    31. 31. History• Thousands of years ago, there were rich, powerful ancient civilizations
    32. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 39. Culture
    40. 40. Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism
    41. 41. Culture• (15) 80% of people practice Hinduism• Other religions: Islam, Christianity, Sikhism
    42. 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. 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. 44. People and Animals
    45. 45. Traveling in India
    46. 46. Taj Mahal
    47. 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. 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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