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Brazil for Kids ??? Brazilian Embassy

Brazil for Kids ??? Brazilian Embassy

According to the site, “BRAZIL FOR KIDS is the most recent publication prepared by the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations for students and teachers all over the English-speaking world.” It also includes additional materials designed specifically for primary and secondary school students, along with activities and teachers’ notes.
Subject: Our World–South America–Brazil

ipl: Culture Quest

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

Tale of Three Cities

Tale of Three Cities

“A vivid look at how life has, and hasn’t, changed in the past 2,000 years” by comparing three cities from different millennia: Alexandria, Egypt in A.D.1; Cordoba, Spain in A.D. 1000; and New York City in A.D. 2000.
Subject: Our World–Europe–Spain; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–N-P–New York; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Egypt

Global Gang

Global Gang

“Chat, play games, read news features about children in poor countries of the world and learn about their daily lives, as well as find out about campaigns to help them.”
Subject: Our World

Four Faces of Pocahontas

Four Faces of Pocahontas

Learn more about this legendary Native American woman. This page gives information about Pocahontas, including details about her rescue of John Smith, her kidnapping, and her later life.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Understanding Slavery

Understanding Slavery

“Learn about the history of slavery around the world. Follow the journey of one man who was enslaved in both Africa and the United States. Then, travel back in time to Richmond, Virginia in 1845 to witness a slave auction. Along the way, you’ll learn just how pervasive the institution of slavery was in the United States and how it differed from sla …
Subject: Our World–History & People

Hiroshima: A Survivor’s Story

Hiroshima: A Survivor’s Story

“It is 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945. Fifteen-year-old Francis Mitsuo Tomosawa looks into the sky and sees an object falling toward his adopted city of Hiroshima, Japan. In an instant, his life will change forever.”
Subject: Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers

Mummies of Ancient Egypt

Mummies of Ancient Egypt

What are mummies? How are mummies made? Who were the mummies? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this colorful web site!
Subject: Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Egypt

Arabic Folk Medicine and Magic: 20th Century Amulets from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Arabic Folk Medicine and Magic: 20th Century Amulets from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

“Discover the magic said to cure everything from colds and headaches to evil spells and omens.” Gallery of twenty-nine Arabic amulets acquired by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
Subject: Our World–Africa–Egypt; Art, Music & Museums–Museums; Our World–Africa–Sudan

Mexico for Kids

Mexico for Kids

A site for kids created by the Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Mexico where they can learn about Mexico’s history, government, environment, and peoples. The site includes games, news, music and videos. In Spanish.
Subject: Our World–North America–Mexico

About Canada

About Canada

“Access a collection of selected web resources that provide information about Canada,” including anthems and symbols, history, provinces and territories, public holidays and national events, sports, science and technology, travel and tourism, and environment and natural resources.
Subject: Our World–North America–Canada

BBC Wales: Iron Age Celts

BBC Wales: Iron Age Celts

Live a day in the life of a Celtic family in Wales during the prehistoric Iron Age in which metalwork was used to craft tools and weaponry. Watch cartoons, play games, and make crafts while learning about the early Celtic people, their culture, and beliefs during this important period in ancient history.
Subject: Our World–History & People; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers; Our World–The Ancient World

Africa for Kids

Africa for Kids

Find out life is like for kids your age in Africa: check out photo albums from schools and communities in parts of West and South Africa, make a “Dogon” mask like the ones worn for special dances, hear a Swahili folk tale, or play a tune on a thumb piano!
Subject: Our World–Africa; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers