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Squiz the World goes to… India

Each fortnight, we give the world globe a spin, and see where we land. Then we take the kids of Australia on an audio excursion to visit that country and its people.

Hop aboard the Squiz Kids Super Fast Supersonic Jetliner as we zoom off to explore India with your guide, Amanda Bower! This week on Squiz the World, we’re spinning the globe and landing in India, a land of ancient civilizations and vibrant cultures. We’ll dive into the thrilling history of India’s independence, marvel at the majestic Taj Mahal, and even learn some Hindi words. Get ready to encounter tigers, climb the Himalayas, and stroll along tropical beaches. Plus, we’ll unravel mysteries of Indian mathematics and sample, what is possibly, the world’s oldest smoothie. So buckle up, kids—adventure awaits in every corner of India!

For the full episode transcript, click here.


Map of India: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India#/media/File:India_(orthographic_projection).svg
The Indian numeral system: https://www.cuemath.com/numbers/indian-numeral-system/
Taj Mahal official website: https://www.tajmahal.gov.in/taj-story.aspx
Story of Taj Mahal: https://www.thetravel.com/what-is-the-taj-mahal-famous-for/
20 interesting facts: https://www.asiahighlights.com/india/taj-mahal-interesting-facts
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6i8cLXPGQE&t=8s
Step Inside the Taj Mahal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV_r9tw8uo8
Mango lassi recipe: https://www.cookwithmanali.com/mango-lassi/