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All about Countries!
Find information on your country's culture, climate, economy and more. Image Source: Free PNGImage
Tips and Tricks
Research Tips and Tricks:
1. Make sure that your sources are RELIABLE. Here's a poster to help you remember questions to ask yourself when considering a website for a resource:: Poster: 5Ws of Website Evaluation
2. Avoid plagiarism. Here's a quick video to remind you how to avoid stealing other people's work.
3. Set up a graphic organizer or note-taking system:
There are many ways to take notes, but you should include the following key points on sources that you use:
4. Keep track of resources as you use them!!
Culture Grams and World Book Advanced
1. Culturegrams, Kids Edition: Learn more about the world around you. Each report contains images, historical timelines, and fun facts, along with sections on history, population, “life as a kid,” games and sports, education, and more.
- Sign in information for CultureGrams: username: rilinkcgrams password: cgrams
2. World Book Kids and FactMonster also have nice summaries.
3. World Book Online Encyclopedia is excellent for background information and topic ideas: World Book Advanced Link
Other Web Resources
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- BBC Country Profiles
Country profiles from the BBC.
- Country Reports
A great source for finding top-line information about just about every country in the world, including culture, geography, economy, political system, news, maps, and more.
This site provides info on: Geography · Maps · Flag · History · Current ruler · Area · Population · Capital · Largest cities · Languages · Ethnicity/race · Religion · Literacy rate · Economy · Government for each country.
- Canadian Provinces and Territories
By the Canadian government, includes information about the provinces and territories.
- World Culture Encyclopedia
Check out this site for information on gender roles, family, food, religion and more. This is a higher reading level site.
- A Culinary World Tour
Recipes from around the world.
- Holidays and Observances Around the World
This site can be searched by country to identify holidays that are celebrated.
- National Geographic
This site includes a map and information about travel and wildlife in the country.
- The Economist- Countries
This site provides a map and information on economic growth use the pull down menu on the summary tab to identify basic country information like land area, population, big cities, weather, language and currency.
Images Free to Use
Search these sites for images you can use freely.