Wednesday, September 1, 2010

National Geographic for Kids: People and Places

National Geographic for Kids is a fabulous website created specifically for elementary aged students.  One great section of this site is People and Places. 
People and Places is a place for children to learn about different countries and cultures.   

There are 40 different countries to choose from:
Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Laos, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.  
Each one includes facts and photo section, a video, a map, and a printable collectors card with facts as well as related content.  What a fabulous resource to use when studying different countries! 

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