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- Adventure Learning Foundation: Online expeditions take students on virtual journeys around the world.
- Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: Scholastic site explores Spanish roots in America and contains student interviews with great Latinos, biographies of history makers, and interactive map.
- Children's Games from Around the World: Around the world, children have one thing in common. They love to play games. Discover how kids from Venezuela, Mexico, Korea, China, Germany, and many other countries play different versions of the same traditional games.
- Country Studies: Area Handbook Series: Find in-depth information about everything from geography to weather, from government to religion, for more than 100 countries. Prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress.
- Country at a Glance: Find out basic information about countries all over the world. This United Nations site allows users to click on the name of the country and get basic facts about its geography, language, economy, and so forth.
- Cultural Profiles Project: Features overviews of life and culture in many countries. Developed to assist Canadians in understanding immigrants.
- CultureScape: Travel through all the seven continents and view beautiful sights. Learn about common greetings. and even experience the foods by trying recipes.
- Cultures: Devoted to cultures, living and ancient, and the promotion of world communication. Includes photos, drawings, animations, sounds, links to encyclopedias.
- Deaf Culture and Sign Languages of the Global Village: Explores the extremely tightly-knit deaf communities that exist to preserve friendships and facilitate interaction. Also examines how sign language can allow people from different regions of the world to communicate.
- Discover Pakistan: Just for Kids: Answers common questions about the land and its people. From the Pakistan Trade Network.
- EarthCam for Kids: Webcam search engine helps kids find live feed from people and places around the world. Visit Moscow through your computer screen, or journey into outer space at the touch of a button.
- Folk Tales Project: School project presents folktales of many different countries written and illustrated by children.
- Global Gang: Join the Global Gang to learn more about kids from other countries through stories and e-mail.
- Global Kids: Features fairy tales, geography tidbits, and games.
- IPL Culture Quest World Tour: Links from the Internet Public Library introduce the customs, beliefs, arts and institutions from different groups of people.
- Journey with CARE to Ghana: Explore Ghana through this virtual field trip and learn about the culture, history, and people. Includes journal entries, a photo album, recommended books and related links.
- Journey with CARE to Guatemala: Learn about the challenges faced by poor people in Guatemala through this virtual field trip. See pictures of the country, learn about economic development and child poverty, read journal entries written by students, and exchange messages.
- Kidland: Kids from around the world work in teams to create web pages each month.
- Kulture Kids: Features multicultural recipes, crafts, and activities. Non-profit organization behind the site also promotes cultural appreciation through arts education, workshops, and theater.
- Legends of Forever: Explores many world cultures. Click on any part of a world map to be transported to information about that region. Then explore the gods, legends, and culture of that area.
- Macdonald Drive Elementary Multicultural Website: Contributions from students include profiles of world countries, cultural and traditional beliefs, folktales from around the world and basic phrases in different languages. School located in St. John's, Newfoundland.
- Mountain Voices: Presents interviews with over 300 people who live in mountain and highland regions round the world. Their testimonies offer a personal perspective on change and development.
- Multiculturalpedia: Is a Canadian sneeze different from a Japanese sneeze? Learn about everyday habits and customs from various cultures around the world.
- Odyssey: Join more than 1,400 classes as they journey around the world via the Internet exploring lands, people, and cultures.
- Odyssey Online: A journey to explore Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and sub-Saharan African cultures. Make your own discoveries through cool puzzles, games, and worksheets.
- On the Line: Visit this site to learn about the cultures of eight meridian line countries at the turn of the millennium.
- Peace Corps Kids World: Explore the World: Fun introductions to all the countries where Peace Corps volunteers are currently serving. Learn everything from what people eat to what they do for fun.
- Pulse of the Planet: Two-minute glimpses, complete with sound clips, into the cultures of the worlds. See and hear how people live, work, and play. From National Geographic.
- The Odyssey Institute: A Colorado-based nonprofit corporation that provides intercultural leadership training to high school youth through its Global Youth Ambassadors Workshop.
- The Say Hello to the World Project: Learn to say "hello" in over 30 different languages, plus find links to resources about the languages, the cultures, and language learning on the Web. From the Internet Public Library.
- We the World: Travel with Tiki the Penguin to meet kids from tribal groups.
- World Flags Matching Game: Match pictures of flags with their countries.
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