by Myranda, Katie and Julie
POPULATION: Over 1 billion
AREA: 3,696,032 square miles
MAJOR RIVERS: Yangtze river and the yellow river
CLIMATE: China's climate is primarily temperate, but it varies from bitterly cold in the north to tropical in the south.
LANDSCAPE: China has many kinds of landscapes. You can see a 3600 picture of one kind of landscape from Expedia.Com at: http://msn.expedia.com/daily/360/guilin/
You can see an Expedia.Com 3600 picture of a Victoria Harbor, which looks over Hong Kong, at: http://msn.expedia.com/daily/360/hongkong/
MOST POPULOUS CITES: China's two most populous cites are Beijing, the capital of China, and Shanghai.
LANGUAGE: Mandarin is the official dialects of county, although there are many dialects which vary from region.
CHINESE INVENTIONS: Silk, compass paper, wood block printing and the first moveable type, gunpowder, stirrups and horse collars, the wheel barrow, canal locks, paper money, the kite, porcelain, the folding umbrella.
These are some Chinese things that we have displayed in our classroom. The map of China helps us locate cities in China that we are learning about.