Activities and Answers for Bhutan

Language Arts

  1. Visit Bhutan Info and listen to the national anthem. Write your reaction to the song. Do you like it? How is it similar to yours? Answers will vary.
  2. Visit The Kingdom of Bhutan and read the visitor information and the introduction. Why do you think they limit the number of foreigners getting into the country? What would you write about your country for potential tourists to read? Answers will vary.

Social Studies

  1. Visit this Bhutan Pictures page and this one and write what you think it would be like to like in Bhutan. Answers will vary.
  2. Visit Bhutan - Atlapedia Online. What are the two mountain ranges in Bhutan? East Himalayan Mountains and the Black Mountain Range What is the official religion? Lamaism What languages are spoken in Bhutan? Dzongkha, Bumthangkha, Sharchopkha, and Nepalese What percent of the people are literate? 15% What challenges could this pose for the country? It would be hard to get people to read the Bible, but they are keeping their traditional life stable with agriculture etc.
  3. Visit Bhutan Info and look at the map. What is the capital of Bhutan? Thimphu What countries border Bhutan? India and China Why do you think Bhutan mainly trades with India? It has no way to get to other countries because it is land locked.
  4. These two sites have tourist information. The Kingdom of Bhutan and Bootan.com
  5. The Home Page of Bhutan also has more information.

Math

  1. Visit Bhutan - Atlapedia Online. Look at transportation. How many cars, trucks, and buses were there in 1988? 3957 vehicles

Bible

  1. Visit The Kingdom of Bhutan and think about how they limit tourism. How could a Christian witness in this country?

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