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Denali For Kids

Denali For Kids

What is the highest mountain in North America? Why, it is Denali, also known as Mt. McKinley, which is located in Alaska. Go here to find out more about climbing Mt. Denali.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Sports & Recreation–Mountaineering; USA–50 States–A-F–Alaska

All About Glaciers

All About Glaciers

“A comprehensive glacier guide, and includes fascinating facts, answers to common questions, a gallery of historic photos, an extensive glossary, lists of books and articles, plus links to other glacier information on the Web.”
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture

GeoNet Game

GeoNet Game

Step right up! You’re the next contestant on the GeoNet Game! Choose a region of the United States, a difficulty level (easy or hard), and category (like places and regions or environment and society), and test your knowledge of geography. Score 1000 points and you’ll be promoted to a GeoAdvisor.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture

Cave of the Winds

Cave of the Winds

If you’re interested in spelunking (exploring and studying caves), this is the site for you. Take the Cave Quiz, the Bat Quiz, take a Virtual Tour of this cave located in Colorado, or learn how to make stalactites at home.
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–Geography & World Culture; Sports & Recreation–Camping; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Virtual Field Trips

Many Ways to Say Merry Christmas

Many Ways to Say Merry Christmas

Did you know that Brazilians say “Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo” at Christmas? This site tells you how people from dozens of nations around the world say “Merry Christmas.”
Subject: Our World–Languages Around The World; Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays–Christmas, Hannukah, And Kwanzaa

World Wise Schools

World Wise Schools

Learn about the culture and geography of one of the 80 countries where Peace Corps volunteers serve. There is factual information about countries in Africa, the Americas, Eurasia, and the Pacific Islands. Teachers can find educational resources as well as information about class-to-class exchanges.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers

Santa Claus at Claus.com

Santa Claus at Claus.com

A fun site about Santa Claus. You can play games and do other activities, try out a recipe from Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, find out tips on how to make Santa’s nice list, learn about Christmas traditions, sing Christmas songs, and lots more.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays–Christmas, Hannukah, And Kwanzaa

The World Flag Database

The World Flag Database

Contains “over 260 pages on countries and international organizations. Each page contains basic information on the country, including its formal name, capital city, area, population, currency, languages, and religions. The flags include the national and state flags, ensigns, and sub-national flags.” Browse by country or search.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Flags Of The World

Greatest Places

Greatest Places

Take online tours of seven of the most “geographically diverse” places on the Earth: The Amazon, Greenland, Iguazu, Madagascar, Namib, Okavango, and Tibet. Includes photographs and QuickTime movies.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Our World