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January, 1999


China Unique
http://www.chinaunique.com
GRADE LEVEL: 6-12

CONTENT:
China Unique is a large website devoted to the subject of China's culture and history. The site also offers advice to people traveling to China.

AESTHETICS:
This site has some good graphics. The text is easy to read and well laid out in a variety of formats.

ORGANIZATION:
The site is set up in frames. The index frame has links to all the main sections of the site. At the bottom of each page is another navigational bar with links to the main sections. Maneuvering around the individual sections may require the use of your browser's back button.

REVIEW:
This site has a lot of useful information about China and is a great resource for students researching reports. From the home page, click on Education for a long list of topics covered in the site including geography, history, language, holidays, human rights, famous people, religion, and population. The brief nature of many of the texts makes this site a good one for young people. Those who want explore a topic in more depth can check out an excellent list of links to other sites. Students may want check out Kids Only or look for a China Penpal - under "Interactive" on the home page. If your classroom has access to cooking facilities, then by all means go to the cookbook section and tantalize your taste buds with some of the world's most renowned cuisine. China Unique is a new site and still growing, so keep checking back to see what's new.