Resources for Students about China

HISTORY

1. Emperors & Dynasties

Kingdom of China

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/kingdom-ancient-china/

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/emperors_of_china.php

http://www.historyforkids.net/history-of-china.html

http://www.historyforkids.net/dynasties-of-ancient-china.html

Last Emperor PuYi  http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/puyi_last_emperor_of_china.php

First Emperor Qin  http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/emperor_qin_shi_huang.php

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/first-emperor/

Confucious (Chinese leader of thinking)

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/confucius/

2. Modern history

Chinese space program

 http://www.seasky.org/space-exploration/mission-patches-china.html

http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=2003-045A

http://www.famousbirthdays.com/people/yang-liwei.html

2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing

https://www.olympic.org/beijing-2008

http://www.hellokids.com/c_7820/daily-kids-news/beijing-2008-summer-olympics

http://kids.britannica.com/olympics/reflections/print?articleId=444211&

CULTURE

  1. Chinese New Year & Other Festivals

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/chinese_festivals.php

http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/chinese-new-year-traditions

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/chinese_mythology.php

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/common/chinese-new-year

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/more-find-out/festivals-and-holidays/family-traditions-at-chinese-new-year/

2. Chinese Family Life (past)

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-family-life/

3. Calendar/Zodiac

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/chinese-horoscopes/

http://www.factmonster.com/calendar/chinese-zodiac.html

4. language

http://www.ancientscripts.com/chinese.html

5. colors/numbers/symbols

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/chinese_numbers_colors.php

6. calligraphy

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/chinese_art.php

http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/callig/callmain.htm

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-writing/

all_about_china

LANDFORMS

  1. Mt. Everest

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/mounteverest.html

http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-mount-everest/

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/earth/mounteverest.html

mount-everest

2. Tibetan Plateau

http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=66103

http://nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/plateau/

http://www.worldwildlife.org/ecoregions/pa1022

3. Yellow River & Yangtze River

3. Yangtze school.ebonline.com keyword search: Yangtze

Gobi Desert school.ebonline.com keyword search: Gobi

Manchuria school.ebonline.com Keyword search: Manchuria

yangtze-river

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/geography_of_ancient_china.php

http://www.chinahighlights.com/yangtzeriver/facts.htm

http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/rivers/yellow_river/

http://factsanddetails.com/china/cat15/sub103/item448.html

http://www.rivervalleycivilizations.com/yellow.html

4. Continents/Oceans

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/continents/

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/oceans-and-seas/

5. Gobi Desert

http://www.desertusa.com/du_gobi.html

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/geography/gobidesert.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/encyclopedia/world/gobi.html

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/deserts/cold-deserts/

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=79746

INVENTIONS & INTERESTING FACTS

Summary: http://www.historyforkids.net/ancient-chinese-science.html

30 Cool Facts about China: http://www.ngkids.co.uk/places/30-cool-facts-about-china

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/china/#China-Country-Map-UPDT.jpg

1. silk

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/legend_of_silk.php

2. abacus

http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/art-52860/In-this-type-of-abacus-beads-above-the-dividing-bar

3. compass

http://nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/compass/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/song-dynasty.html

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/gallery/history/more-chinese-inventions/

4. fireworks

http://www.learnchinesehistory.com/history-chinese-fireworks/

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season6/fireworks/facts.cfm

5. semiscope

http://kaleidoscope.cultural-china.com/en/137Kaleidoscope958.html

http://quatr.us/china/science/seismograph.htm

6. paper

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-paper-making/

http://totallyhistory.com/the-invention-of-paper/

http://quatr.us/literature/paper.htm

http://www.silk-road.com/artl/papermaking.shtml

http://kaleidoscope.cultural-china.com/en/136Kaleidoscope3.html

7. Forbidden City

http://www.timeforkids.com/destination/china/sightseeing

school.ebonline.com

search keyword: Beijing

search keyword: Forbidden City

places of interest section

10. Terra Cotta Warriors

http://www.ducksters.com/history/china/terracotta_army.php

11. Great Wall of China

great_wall_of_china

http://www.kidcyber.com.au/wonders-of-the-modern-world

http://www.history.com/topics/great-wall-of-china

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/great-wall-china/

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-the-great-wall-of-china-so-extraordinary-megan-campisi-and-pen-pen-chen

12. Pandas

http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-giant-pandas/

https://www.pebblego.com/login/ 

login: shekou    password: school    keyword search: panda

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/giant-panda/#giant-panda-eating.jpg

13. The Silk Road

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-trade/

14. Chinese Pottery

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-pottery/

15. Chinese Medicine

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-medicine/

16. Chinese Junk Ship

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-junk/

17. Chinese Printing using blocks of wood

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-china/chinese-printing/