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Mongolia

  1. 1. Mongolia Sara Jain Before I started researching I did not know anything about Mongolia. Now, I know lots of things about Mongolia!
  2. 2. Table Of Contents <ul><li>Location pg. 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Landforms and climate pg. 4 </li></ul><ul><li>size pg.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Economy pg.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Language & Population pg. 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Sports/Games pg. 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Foods/Recipes pg.9 </li></ul><ul><li>Life as a Kid pg.10 </li></ul><ul><li>Opinion pg.11 </li></ul><ul><li>Glossary pg.12 </li></ul><ul><li>Sources pg. 13 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Location… <ul><li>Mongolia is located in the continent of Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>It is north of China, south of Russia, west of North Korea, and east of Kazakhstan. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Landforms and Climate <ul><li>Some landforms in Mongolia are the Gobi desert, Kiten Peak, (a large mountain) and steppes . The usual winter climate is -30c . There are long ,cold winters, and short, hot summers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Size of Country <ul><li>Mongolia’s population is 2,955,800. It’s land area in square mileage is 603,909. Did you know Mongolia has half the population of Maryland, but is 50 times as big? Mongolia is the 19 th biggest country in the world! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Economy <ul><li>To earn money, Mongolia sells cashmere , and copper to China and Russia. Also, they mine, tourists come and have to pay money to visit Mongolia. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sports & Games <ul><li>Snooker is one of the sports played in Mongolia. You have to try to hit different colored balls in holes. There are horse races in which you compete for the best time. Also, archery is a sport in which you try to hit a animal or a target. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Language & Population <ul><li>Mongolians speak Kalakh Mongolian. The origin of this language is the Mongol Empire. The Mongol empire is a empire from the 13 th and 14 th century. The total population is 2,736,800. Ulabatal is the most populated city, and the Gobi dessert is the least populated location. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Typical Foods/Recipes <ul><li>People in Mongolia eat lots of meat , and Gambier! </li></ul><ul><li>Gambier is made from flour , water , sugar, and oil or butter. 1. mix flour and water together to make a dough. Let it rest for 15 min. roll it into a thin sheet </li></ul><ul><li>2. pour oil onto the surface , temporarily fold sheet sprinkle sugar on sheet .Wrap into a long roll ,make compact heap. flatten it out again. </li></ul><ul><li>3. make cuts in the middle and then fry slowly. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Put on jam and eat!!!!! </li></ul>
  10. 10. School/Life as a Kid <ul><li>Kids in Mongolia ride horses, help herd livestock, and play. They have toys, TVs, and computers. After school they get together with friends. We have toys, TVs and computers too. After school we eat and do our homework. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Would you like to live in this country? Why or why not? <ul><li>I would not like to live in Mongolia because most of what they eat. They eat meat, and I am vegetarian. I would want to live in Mongolia because they only get 0 pages of homework per day. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Glossary <ul><li>Gambier =a Mongolian pancake. </li></ul><ul><li>Snooker =a sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Steppes – level, dry land without forests. </li></ul><ul><li>Cashmere- fine soft light wool from the undercoat of the Kashmir goat of the Himalayan regions . </li></ul><ul><li>Copper -a kind of metal. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sources Used <ul><li>Culture Grams </li></ul><ul><li>Britannica Online School Edition </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul>
  14. 14. About the Author <ul><li>The authors name is Sara Jain, she is 8 years old. She has a mom, dad, and brother. Her hobby is to read. </li></ul>

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