Social Studies - Class VI Resources

The following list of online resources are provided as a sample of curated resources. New resources shall be added as we come across interesting and relevant online materials.

1. The Solar System

Description: To draw the solar system.                                             

Core Concepts: Strand 1: My World, Chapter 1: The Earth, topic 1.1 The Solar System.

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2. The Earth

Description: To examine the unique characteristic of planet Earth which favors life (air & water).

Core Concepts: Topic 1.2 The Earth.

Link: Video on our earth

3. The Spheres of the Earth

Description: For analysing the roles of the 3 spheres of the Earth in supporting life.

Core Concepts: Topic 1.3 The Spheres of the Earth.

Link: Video on domains of the earth

4. Motions of the Earth

Description: Explain the importance of the motions of the earth (Rotation and revolution and their effects).

Core Concepts: Topic 1.4 Motions of the Earth.

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5. Climate

Description: Discuss climate and its factors.

Core Concepts: Chapter 2: Our Country, Topic 2.1 Climate.

Link: Video on factors that influence climate

6. Climatic Zones

Description: Explain climatic zones of Bhutan.

Core Concepts: Topic 2.2: Climatic Zones.

Link: Video on climate and vegetation zones.

7. Climate and People

Description: Discuss the impact of climate on people and to find ways to reduce the impact of human activities on climate change.

Core Concepts: Topic: 2.3 Climate and People.

Link: Webpage on effects of climate on human life

8. Population

Description: Define population and describe factors affecting population change.

Core Concepts: Chapter 3: Population, Topic 3.1 Population.

Link: Video on factors that affect population size

9. Population Change

Description: Explain factors affecting population change contributing to population distribution.

Core Concepts: Topic 3.2 Population Change.

Link: Video on factors that affect population size

10. The Impact of Population on Environment

Description: To analyse the impact of population on the environment.

Core Concepts: Topic 3: The Impact of Population on Environment.

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11. Culture and Tradition

Description: Elaborate on the concept of culture and tradition and explore important aspects of our culture.

Core Concepts: Strand 2: History, Civics and Culture, Chapter 4: Culture and Tradition, Topic 4.1 Culture and Tradition.

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13. Preservation and Promotion of Culture and Tradition

Description: Investigate ways to preserve and promote culture and tradition through significance of events or sacred places of worship.

Core Concepts: Topic 4.3 Sacred Places of Bhutan.

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14. Government

Description: Explain Government and its functions.

Core Concepts: Topic 5.2 Branches of Government.

Link: Video on what is government

15. Branches of Government

Description: Describe the Branches of Government.

Core Concepts: Topic 5.1 Government.

Link: Webpage on different local government of Bhutan

Description: Identify the kabney and rachu worn by His majesty the King, Ministers, Secretaries, Commissioners, member of parliaments, general public and civil servants.

Core Concepts: Topic 5.2 Branches of Government.

Link: Webpage on ceremonial scarves

16. Social Problems

Description: Explain (Domestic violence, Suicide, Cyber bullying, Learner-trafficking and abortion). Investigate causes of the social problems in the locality and their possible solutions.

Core Concepts: Strand 3: Human Wellbeing and the Environment, Chapter: 6 People and the society, Topic 6.1 Social Problems

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17.  Hydropower

Description: Discuss hydropower and its advantages to the country.

Core Concepts: Chapter 7: People and the Environment, Topic 7.1 Hydropower.

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18. Urbanisation

Description: Explain the pros and cons of the lifestyles in both urban and rural settings.

Core Concepts: Topic 7.2 Urbanisation.

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20. Types of Hazards and Disasters

Description: Discuss the causes of lightning and glacier lake outburst and the measures to minimize the impacts of lightning, glacier lake outburst, and flood.

Core Concepts: Chapter 8:Hazard and Disaster, Topic 8.1 Types of Hazards and Disasters.

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21. Transportation

Description: Compare and contrast past and modern transportation systems citing both advantages and disadvantages.

Core Concepts: Strand 4: Economy and Living, Chapter 9: Transportation and Communication, Topic 9.1 Transportation.

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22. Communication

Description: Categorise electronic and non-electronic communication and analyse the effectiveness of present communication system.

Core Concepts: Topic 9.2 Communication.

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23. Sources of Income

Description: Investigate sources of income for economic activities in the locality.

Core Concepts: Chapter 10: Income, Topic 10.1 Sources of Income.

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24. Economic and Non-Economic Activities

Description: Classify economic activities into primary, secondary and tertiary activities and explain the importance of non-economic activities.

Core Concepts: Topic 10.2 Economic and Non-economic Activities.

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