1. How has China's geography shaped the country's society, culture, economy and politics?
Life on the Forgotten Farms of Guangzhou, by Adam Sneed, CityLab, April 2017
The World Factbook: China Central Intelligence Agency
The Nine Nations of China by Patrick Chovanec, The Atlantic, November 2009
China's Geographic Challenge Stratfor
Understanding the Geography of China Asia Society
The Geography of Chinese Power: How Far Can Beijing Reach on Land and at Sea? by Robert D. Kaplan, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2010
Maps of China Asia for Educators, Columbia University
Recommended Maps of China East Asia in Geographic Perspective, Columbia University
The China Game Asia Society. Based on a board game created at the University of Vermont, this interactive trivia-type flash game has students answer questions about Chinese history and geography to “race” a dragon from the city of Harbin in the east to Urumqi in the west.
What's in a Name? Chinese Rivers, Cities, and Provinces Asia for Educators, Columbia University
Living in China’s Expanding Deserts, The New York Times, October 2016
China Through Mapping by Mimi Norton, Annenburg Learner, Grades K-2. In this lesson, Mimi Norton integrates world geography with the study of Chinese culture and history by engaging her young students in a variety of activities to locate natural and human-made landmarks on maps of China. To build background for this lesson, she has had the students create salt-dough maps of China and label them with map symbols.
Geography of China Middle School. The full "Journey to China" unit covers a course of study on medieval China in accordance with 7th grade California State Standards.
5 Themes of Geography by Andrea Dumolt, Special Education, Grades 9-10. This lesson will provide the students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge of the 5 themes of geography and relate the 5 themes to China and the Silk Road.
How far is it to Beijing ? What time is it now in China?
What is the cost of living in Beijing, China compared to living in Washington, DC?