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Virtual Library of Museums Select a country, click and begin to explore the museums of that country! Art galleries, exhibits, children's exhibits, planetariums, and on and on!
Lonely Planet Directory Clear, easy to use world map gives instant access to country of choice. Short essays of country's history, culture, politics, etc., pictures, recommended reading, links. Learn exchange rates, health risks, festival dates, and more.
British Embassy Online The British Information Services
Welsh Culture Learn about traditions, customs, sayings and more
Explore Scotland (University of Edinburgh) Learn geography, people, history, traditions and more
Soviet Archives Exhibits Follow the golden footsteps for a guided tour of the Library of Congress' exhibit. Site includes documents that cover the entire range of Soviet history. They include material from archives of the Communist rulers until August 1991: the archives of the Central Committee, the Presidential archive, and the KGB. This exhibit illustrates both the domestic and the foreign policy of Soviet rule. There is a second section, dedicated to Soviet-American relations.
Latin America (University of Texas) The biggest index of Latin American links on the web
The CRB Foundation Heritage Project Contains extensive information on Canadian symbols, stamp news, famous Canadians in history, and Canada in the United Nations. The site also offers The Heritage Post Interactive which is the on-line edition of The Heritage Post, a newsletter for Canadian teachers. An added bonus is the "Teaching History on the Net" feature, which focuses on Canadian history, but has great ideas for any subject.
The Library of Congress Country Studies Covers 91 countries, sponsored by the Dept. of the Army.
Cyber School Bus ---
Takes you to different countries.
Scrapbook Have your homeschool scholar embark on a Scavenger Hunt on everything he/she can find out about the country or countries that he/she is studying. Include how holidays are celebrated, great historical personages, art/music, types of food/housing/clothing, etc. Many countries or states in the U.S.A., require homeschoolers to study their particular state. Therefore you may want to do a scrapbook for this government school regulation as well by utilizing the 50 States & Capitals web site which also includes information on U.S.A. commonwealths & territories.
Newspaper To familiarize your student with a particular country, go to the Civics/Current Events pages (see below) and select the links for newspapers on line for that country. Most of the newspapers will allow you to read that country's current events by clicking on the British flag for an English translation or click here.