Do you know the major differences between North and South Korea, and how they became separated in the first place? Or what South Korea is known for that supersedes even the United States?
This year we are taking a virtual trip around the world, learning all about different cultures, countries, missionaries, and more. Our fifth week we studied all about South Korea. Throughout the week grabbed some street food, took a glance or two at the northern border, and even attended a K-pop concert.
Below is a list of resources we used to learn more about this fascinating country. May these fun resources help your study of South Korea’s geography come alive too!
Engaging Geography Resources for the Study of South Korea
- Bee-Bim Bop! By Linda Sue Park
- The Firekeeper’s Son by Linda Sue Park
- K is for Korea by Hyechong Cheung
- The Green Frogs: A Korean Folktale by Yumi Heo
- If You Were Me and Lived in…South Korea by Carole P. Roman
- Year of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyul Choi
- A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
- Complete a Google Earth search for Seoul, South Korea
- Read more about South Korea
- Color the South Korea flag
- Play a game of Jacks, a popular children’s game in South Korea. The only difference from the traditional American version? Use small stones instead of Jacks.
- Try to make some South Korean street food that caught your eye.