Today's Learning Objective Explain the geographic features of China that made governance and the spread of ideas and good difficult and served to isolate the country from the rest of the world.
Video Warm-Up Get oriented with China's geography by watching the guided Google Earth tour of China below. What observations can you make?
Ancient China Map Project Today you will begin creating an informative digital map of China and labeling it with essential components of its geography. China Map Directions and a blank template for the China Map assignment can be found in your Social Studies folders. There are a multitude of resources you can use to help in labeling your map. An online student atlas can be found here. A physical map of China can be found here. And a political map of China can be found here. We will work on this in class today and tomorrow.