Ganges Documentary

Question and answer worksheet that goes with the BBC documentary: Sacred River with Simon Reeves - The Ganges.

A geography focus on The Ganges River and how humans interact with the river basin. Looks at how the river landscape changes over time and the range of human activities taking place within the river system. This would be a good introduction to human use of a river or as a place based study on The Ganges. A teacher answer sheet has been provided with a short set of extension/ challenge questions. Could be used in classroom or for homework.

Documentary: 1 hour long

Topics covered:

  • River landscape -changes
  • India’s development
  • Religion and Shiva
  • Pollution
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Created: May 3, 2019

Updated: Jul 19, 2019


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