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ipl2: Culture Quest

Join Parsifal Penguin and Ophelia Owl as they sample the delicious cuisines, play the games, see the museums full of arts, crafts and history, hear the folktales and learn about the holidays & festivals of many of the world’s cultures.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture

Yahoo! Kids: Homework Help

Yahoo! Kids: Homework Help

Great place to look for homework help, with lots of pictures as well as facts and information.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Math And Science–Animals; Reference–Encyclopedias; Reference–Homework Help; Math And Science; Math And Science–Animals–Dinosaurs & Fossils

U.S. Department of State: Future State

U.S. Department of State: Future State

Future State presents information about current international affairs and State Department activities. It also includes information about international diplomacy and the countries of the world, including maps, government information, and more. There are also activities and resources for students, teachers, and parents.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Our World–North America–USA–Government

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

“Join award winning author and photographer, Mary J. Andrade as she explores the rich history and tradition surrounding this ancient ritual.” Site focuses on pictures but also includes sections on traditions, recipes, and poems. In English and Spanish.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays

The History of Christmas

The History of Christmas

Provides the real story of Christmas throughout history along with Christmas videos, world traditions, and the evolution of Santa Claus. Site also provides information on Christmas trees, the Christmas Truce of 1914, holiday recipes, and more!
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays–Christmas, Hannukah, And Kwanzaa

Ben and Jerry’s Halloween Page

Ben and Jerry’s Halloween Page

This page contains Halloween games, crafts, coloring pages, printable crossword puzzles and ecards. There are also pages about Halloween history and the Flavor Graveyard of ice cream flavors that Ben and Jerry???s no longer makes.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays

Peter’s Flag Flashcards

Peter’s Flag Flashcards

Learn to identify the flags of every country in the world using flashcards. Descriptions and brief histories are given for each country’s flag. Links to more information about each country are provided.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Flags Of The World

Geography4Kids

Geography4Kids

Do you wonder about physical geography and earth sciences? Here’s a website that can help everyone learn. Visit sections on earth energy, earth structure, the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, the biosphere, climates, and BGC cycles (biogeochemical).
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Math And Science–Earth Science

Torah Tots: Chanukah Is Here

Torah Tots: Chanukah Is Here

Learn about Chanukah(Hanukkah) with games and activities. Learn the story of Chanukah, spin the dreidel, send a greeting card or print out and color a picture.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays–Christmas, Hannukah, And Kwanzaa

Torah Tots: Jewish Holidays

Torah Tots: Jewish Holidays

Learn about Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Chanukah, Tu B’Shvat, Purim, Pesach, Lag B’Omer, Shavuot and other Jewish holidays on this colorful and entertaining site. Holiday stories, games, coloring pages and greeting cards are included.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays

SantaSpeaking.com

SantaSpeaking.com

SantaSpeaking.com is a great place to play games and watch live web video of reindeer. Parents will also enjoy this Christmas website. It offers special e-greetings, Santa gifts, and letters from Santa.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays–Christmas, Hannukah, And Kwanzaa

Kid’s Domain July 4 Fun

Kid’s Domain July 4 Fun

Celebrate Independence Day through activities, crafts, books to read, and links to other July 4th websites. While this site is designed primarily for celebrating the 4th of July, many of the materials can be used for other patriotic times.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

This site, put together by the Department of Veterans Affairs, has many resources about Veterans Affairs, including the history of Veterans Day, an online collection of Veterans Day posters, and Veterans Day-related activities for kids.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Fun Stuff Resources For Parents & Teachers; Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays

Tiki the Penguin’s Home Page

Tiki the Penguin’s Home Page

Tiki the Penguin has put together this site just for you to help you meet kids from all around the world, to learn about how they live and the problems that people and penguins (and other living things) face as we share this earth. Learn how to make the world a place of kindness and peace for all living things as you journey around the earth. Fin …
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Math And Science–Animals; Math And Science–Earth Science–Environment–Environmental Protection

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

HanuKat

HanuKat

Read the story of HanuKat and the DreiDells and enjoy some fun activities for you to do — there is one for each night of Hanukkah.
Subject: Reading Zone–Short Stories; Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts; Our World–Geography & World Culture–Holidays–Christmas, Hannukah, And Kwanzaa

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