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  Please note: this is not "copy the map excercise."
Students are given a blank outline map of ancient China and then asked to locate major elements of India's geographical and poltical elements utilizing 11 different maps of various scales from 3 textbooks.
While students investiagte in pairs, each student is responsible for rendering their own map.
One of the objectives is for students to appreciate how China's vast & varied topography contributed to the development of different cultures and dialects. Additionally students should note the geographic elements that helped to insulate China from the rest of the world for thousands of years.
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