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Continent: Asia Discuss this eTheme.

Learn about the continent of Asia and its many countries. There are maps, country flags, photographs, and facts about Asian culture. Includes recipes for Asian dishes and instructions for craft activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on several individual Asian countries.

Grades

  • 4,
  • 5

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This site has information about countries in Asia. First click on country profiles, then choose a specific country. Information includes a map of the region, a picture of the flag, statistics, and an overview of the country's history.
Papercut is an artform originating from China. This paper craft is used to decorate rooms and especially windows.
Follow the instructions to create your own Chinese paper lantern. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site shows the different flags for countries in Asia. Some of the names can be clicked on for more information. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Print out this page and label the continents, including Asia. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Click on the links for maps of Asian countries. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Type in "Asia" or an Asian country's name to view colorful maps. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This page offers some craft activities about Japan. There is also a map and a picture of the flag. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Follow these instructions to create a dancing dragon, which is a miniature model of dragons used in Chinese New Year celebrations. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Read an encyclopedia entry about Asia's culture. Use the links at the bottom to go to another section. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site has information about 10 countries in Asia. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site has many recipes for Asian dishes. NOTE: This site includes ads and unmoderated user comments.
Find out what holidays and festivals are celebrated in the different Asian countries.
Play this hangman game that has words relating to Asia. NOTE: The site has pop-up ads.
Click on "map overview of Asia" to view the interactive map and see images of art and architecture from all over the Asian continent. You can also navigate using the index links on the left.
Learn about China's geography, language, culture, food, and history. Take a virtual tour of the Great Wall or view numerous photographs of Chinese people and places. Try writing Chinese characters or listen to audio files of Chinese word pronunciations. Includes many craft and classroom activities, plus interactive quizzes. There are sites for students of all ages. Referenced is an eThemes Resource on panda bears.
These sites have information about Japan's history, geography, language, education, and culture. Includes maps, photographs, and live views from Webcams.
These websites are about the country of Vietnam. Here you can find information about Vietnam's government, people, culture, and history. There are facts, maps, photographs, and video files. Included are two eThemes resources about the Vietnam War and Vietnam War protests.
These websites are about Thailand. Here students can find information about the history, geography, people and culture of this Kingdom. You can take a virtual tour of the Royal Palaces, see images of Buddhist sculpture, or watch a slideshow about the rare white elephants.
These sites have information about Malaysia's government, people, and history. View maps and photographs of life in this Asian country. There are images of the country's currency and a clock showing the current time. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on rainforests.
These Websites are about the country of Indonesia. Students can learn about this country's diverse geography, ecology, history, and culture. There are printouts, videos, and photographs. Includes an eThemes resource on rainforests and another on Islam.
These sites are about Taiwan's culture, geography, and animals. Includes information on Taiwanese food, government, festivals, and historical sites.
These sites are about Singapore. Learn about the geography, culture, history, government, laws, and food of this multicultural island nation. Students can read about Singapore, listen to a recording of the National Anthem, watch an interview with a student living in Singapore, or look at some of the many images of Singapore. Referenced are eThemes resources on Malaysia and China.
These sites are about North Korea's geography, climate, history, and culture. Learn how to write Korean numbers and words, try a Korean recipe, and view many photographs. Included are eThemes resources on South Korea and the Korean War.
These sites are about South Korea's geography, climate, history, and culture. Learn how to write Korean numbers and words, try a Korean recipe, and view many photographs. Included are eThemes resources on North Korea and the Korean War.
Learn about Pakistan's history, geography, and people. Includes photographs, maps, and flags. See a live scene from a Webcam in Karachi, the capital.
These sites have information about India's history, geography, language, culture, animals, and art. Listen to audio files to hear sounds of Indian musical instruments. Also includes maps, many photographs, and some videos.

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