What are important elements of Indian culture?

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1. Picture #7: They rely on the monsoon season to irrigate their crops.

2. Geography

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2.1.1. 4, 7

2.2. Description of information

2.2.1. Picture #4: The Ganges River is the longest river in India. It begins in the Himalaya Mountains and flows into the Bay of Bengal. It is considered holy for Hindu people.

3. Religion

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3.1.1. 14, 22

3.2. Description of Information

3.2.1. Picture #14: The majority of Indian people are Hindu. But it also the second largest Muslim country in the world. This makes life in India complex as they try to live among many religions.

3.2.2. Picture #22: With many religions, festivals abound in India! Holi is a Hindu festival which celebrates the beginning of the spring. People cover one another with colored powder.

4. Achievements

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4.1.1. 7, 3, 10

4.2. Description of Information

4.2.1. Picture #7: The invention of irrigation systems has lessened the potentially destructive impact of the monsoon season.

4.2.2. Picture #3: Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro are two ancient cities discovered along the Indus river. The reason for their destruction is unknown, but could be due to climate change.

4.2.3. Picture #10: The ancient texts were written on palm leaves and called the Vedas, which are books of religious hymns.

5. Personal Category of Interest

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5.1.1. 20

5.2. Description of Information

5.2.1. The Taj Mahal was built for an empress who died during child birth in 1631. The tomb was built after her death and took 15 years to complete, with about 20,000 workers.

5.3. Category Name: Taj Mahal

6. Economics

6.1. Picture #

6.1.1. 7

6.2. Description of Information

6.2.1. Agriculture employs 2/3 of the population. Industry is responsible for only 1/5 of the country's GDP. Nearly 43% of the land is used for farming, with 1/3 focusing on rice.

7. Using The Story of India website, take a virtual tour to learn about Indian culture. Complete the organizer with facts about each category.. Then select your own category to describe. .