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Geography Research - Europe

Here are some great sites to start your research for your European Brochure!

Facts about Europe
http://www.ducksters.com/geography/europe.php

VGS Books Country Research
http://www.vgsbooks.com/

Facts about Europe
http://geography.howstuffworks.com/europe/geography-of-europe7.htm

Culture Grams
http://online.culturegrams.com/

Kids Britanica
http://kids.britannica.com/

World Atlas - Great site for latitude and longitude! On the map, click on a country and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/eu.htm

World Fact Book
http://geography.about.com/library/maweb2stufffor_Moodleps/blreurope.htm

European Countries (list of individual countries - lots of ads)
http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blreurope.htm

Find People and Places, from National Geographic
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/

Hard to find countries...

 

Search Engines

Sweet Search 4 Me
Searches approved sites for elementary school students. Keywords are highlighted in the search results.

Google Safe Search for Kids
Google Safe Search for kids that removes explicit content from your search results.

WolframAlpha - Computational Knowledge Engine
This is a great site for statistics and comparisons. For example enter the name of two countries and search. The results will generate a table of comparative information.

 

 

 

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Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham MA
October 2010