Explore the Maldives

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Explore the Maldives


In this virtual experience, students will…

  • Examine the location of the Maldives.
  • Describe what makes the Maldives special.
  • Explore the Maldives.

Lesson overview

The Maldive Islands are situated in the Indian Ocean in Asia. They are an archipelago, meaning a group of islands. There are around 1,200 islands in the Maldives, 200 of which have people living on them. There are around half a million people living on the islands. The Maldives is the flattest and lowest-lying country in the world. The highest point on the islands is only about 2 meters. The islands have many white sandy beaches and coconut palm trees.



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