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  1. Around the WorldFolklore Ms. Wilson’s class 2013-2014

  2. A Trip Around the World After reading folklore from around the world, our class learned about countries where stories had been passed down through the generations.

  3. Canada http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345661 By: Ethan Plemmons

  4. Facts About Canada • Capital: Ottawa • Population: 33,897,000 • Continent: North America • Language: English and French

  5. Religion and Government • Religion: about three fourths of Canadians are Christians. • Government : Federal multiparty parliamentary state with two legislative houses (senate 105 house of commons 308 )

  6. Arts • Some food they eat are fish, seafood, apples, cranberries, pears, plums, peaches and maple syrup. • Canada hosted the winter Olympics once and the summer Olympics once.

  7. Economy • Manufacturing and businesses that serve the public. • Cars, food, chemicals, electronic products, metals and wood.

  8. Interesting facts • Wild animals live in the northern forest: moose, beavers, Canada lynx, black bears, wolves and snowshoe hares. • The most common plant life in Canada is evergreen forest. • There are small groups of American Indians.

  9. Credits • http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345661 • bing.com/images

  10. China By Brian

  11. Facts Capital: Beijing Population:1,349,911,000 Continent: Asia Language: Chinese Government: single party people’s republic

  12. Credits http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345666

  13. China http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345666 By: Chelsea Almaral

  14. Facts about China Capital: Beijing Population: 1,349,911,000 Continent: Asia Language: Mandarin

  15. Facts About China Religion: Most people follow Chinese beliefs; some people have different religions Government: Communism the Government once owned businesses and farms.

  16. Arts • Lanterns and flags decorate the whole city.

  17. Economy Mining for minerals- coal zinc; fabrics, make cars, cell phones, TVs China grows rice more than any place.

  18. Interesting facts • Giant pandas, Chinese paddlefish and giant salamanders live in the wild only in China • Other animals and birds include tigers monkeys a alligators, pheasants, and laughing thrushes.

  19. Credits • http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345666http://web.mit.edu/dimitrib/www/China_Photos/panel6_page.htm

  20. China By: Lisset Bravo http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345666

  21. Fact About China • Capital: Beijing [Peking] • Population: 1,349,911,000 • Continent: Asia • Language: Mandarin • Religion: Traditional Chinese beliefs.

  22. Arts Lanterns and flags decorate the old city.

  23. Interesting Facts • Interesting facts: Giant pandas and China paddlefish giant salamanders live in the wild only in China • other animals and birds include tigers, monkeys, alligators, pheasants, and laughing thrushes.

  24. Credits • http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/search/articles?query=panda

  25. Finland By: Brandon Davies-Dent http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345689

  26. Facts About Finland Capital: Helsinki Population: 5,414,000 Continent: Europe Language: Finnish Religion: 85 percent of the people are Christians. Government : they have a female president.

  27. Arts Finnish architecture is famous around the world. Helsinki's white-tile National Theater is the center of the performing arts in Finland.

  28. Economy • Finland has a diverse economy centered around manufacturing and services

  29. Interesting fact • Finland has more than 60,000 lakes

  30. Credits Britannica school Fact monster National geographic for kids

  31. France http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345690 By: Nataly Ramos-Gonzalez

  32. Facts About France • Continent : Europe • Capital : Paris • Population : 63,652,000 • Language : French • Religion : Most of them are Roman Catholics • Government :The government is republic with two legislative houses

  33. Arts • They eat escargot which is snails, foie gras which is goose liver pate, crepes which is thin pancakes with filling and ratatouille which is vegetable stew. • The Louvre is a museum in the capital city of Paris that has 35,000 art pieces.

  34. Economy • They make machinery, cars, aircraft, medicines, food products, iron and steel, cosmetics, clothing. • They farm cows, wheat, pigs and chicken. • They are also well known for its cheese and wine which is made out of grapes.

  35. Interesting Facts • France is known as the hexagon because of its six-sided shape. • The Tour de France is a famous cycle race that was started in 1903.

  36. Credits • http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345690 • Britannica School • Kids-world-travel-guide.com http://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/france-facts.html • http://allrecipes.com/recipe/french-crepes/

  37. France By: Regan Owen http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345690

  38. Facts About France • Capital: Paris • Population: 63,652,000 • Continent: Europe • Language: French • Religion: Roman Catholic • Government: Republic with two houses • Arts: vegetables, meat, cheeses, bread, soccer, rugby, bike racing

  39. Arts • Food: vegetables meat cheeses bread baguette- a long bread stick, ratatouille, vegetable soup, escargots snails • Sports: soccer, rugby, bike racing

  40. Economy • Cosmetics • manufacturing iron • cars • steel • aircraft

  41. Credits • http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345690

  42. Germany http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345694 By: Andrea Ortiz

  43. Facts About Germany • Capital: Berlin • Population: 81,602,000 • Continent: Europe • Language: German • Government: Federal multiparty with two legislative houses

  44. Arts • They like to play soccer and they like to skate. • They eat black forest cake, sauerkraut, stolen and lebkcuhen. http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274536/media?assemblyId=143358

  45. Economy • Health care, education, and tourism • It is famous for building cars and machines The BMW Welt, in Munich, Germany, houses a museum and showrooms of BMW automobiles. http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274536/media?assemblyId=143370

  46. Interesting facts! • Germany has more people than any other European country except Russia which is partly in Asia. http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274536/media?assemblyId=143055

  47. Credits http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345694 • Britannica school • http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274536/media?assemblyId=143370 • http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274536/media?assemblyId=143055 • http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/274536/media?assemblyId=143358

  48. Germany By: Jacqueline Bugarin http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/article/345694

  49. Facts About Germany • Capital : Berlin • Population : 81,602,000 • Continent : Europe • Language : German • Religion : Christian • Government : Federal multiparty republic with two legislative houses.

  50. Arts • People climb on the Berlin Wall to celebrate on the opening of the border between East and West.