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by lmjmann
Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:29 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 3-4 United States
Replies: 67
Views: 45713

Place the State

Here is a neat site that we just found. You start with a blank map of the US and place the states. It was great review for us!
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_ ... s_500.html

(the site address is long - you may have to cut and paste the last bit of it.)
by lmjmann
Sun Jan 23, 2005 10:12 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 9-11 Brazil
Replies: 63
Views: 61178

thanks Julie!

Thanks for the great Nate Saint sites. My son also loved learning about him. We have already looked at several of the sites you mentioned and have bookmarked the rest. My son is very visual and LOVES looking at things on the computer.
Thanks!
Laura in MO
by lmjmann
Mon Sep 20, 2004 12:04 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: General Ideas for ECC
Replies: 163
Views: 113175

site to go with ECC Biographies

Here are two neat sites that go along with the ECC biographies... you might want to check them out. Glimpses for Kids http://www.crossroad.to/Books/children/stories/glimpses.htm Portraits of Great Christians [click from list along left side] http://ww2.intouch.org/site/c.fiJRK2PDJpH/b.2387905/k.EAA/...
by lmjmann
Sat Jul 31, 2004 9:42 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 27-28 Japan
Replies: 23
Views: 18777

Kids Web Japan - be sure to check out the culture corner and the kid's travel agency.
http://web-jpn.org/kidsweb/index.html
Laura M.
by lmjmann
Sat Jul 31, 2004 9:27 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 25-26 China
Replies: 26
Views: 20340

You can take an online "scenic tour" of China. You might especially enjoy the pictures and info on the Great Wall of China.
http://pasture.ecn.purdue.edu/~agenhtml ... enery.html
Laura M.
by lmjmann
Sat Jul 31, 2004 9:14 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 3-4 United States
Replies: 67
Views: 45713

Website

Here is a site where you can take a "quiz" about 17 states (all east of the Mississippi...) by reading a poem and then guessing which state it is about. After you guess correctly, it will take you to a page where it shows and briefly discusses the state flag, bird, tree, motto. This page is from the...
by lmjmann
Sat Jul 31, 2004 8:38 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 31-32 Australia
Replies: 19
Views: 14283

Virtual Great Barrier Reef from National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/earth ... flash.html
Laura M.
by lmjmann
Sat Jul 31, 2004 8:23 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 18-20 Kenya
Replies: 58
Views: 36075

Here is an interactive map site of Kenya. Be sure to click on the "anthem" and "culture" areas below the map. You will be able to see coins, postage stamps, learn the meaning behind their flag and even hear their national anthem. Lots to do on the site. http://www.blissites.com/kenya/map.html Laura M.
by lmjmann
Sat Jul 31, 2004 8:11 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 33-34 Antarctica
Replies: 19
Views: 15951

Here is a web site with many links for Antarctica and the Arctic.
http://members.aol.com/bowermanb/antarctica.html
by lmjmann
Wed Jul 28, 2004 11:28 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: General Ideas for ECC
Replies: 163
Views: 113175

Panorama site

Here is a link to a really cool site that has panoramic pictures of locations
around the world. You feel like you are really there! This should integrate well with ECC.
http://geoimages.berkeley.edu/
http://geoimages.berkeley.edu/worldwide ... index.html

Laura M.
by lmjmann
Wed Jul 28, 2004 11:25 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: General Ideas for ECC
Replies: 163
Views: 113175

math practice using currency web site

Hi - Here is a site where you can have some math practice making change with currency. There are 5 different countries that you can choose from (Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, United States and Australia) to use their currency to make the change. I was hoping there would be an aspect of comparison ...