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CultureConnect http://cultureconnect.state.gov/
Enlists people in the performing and visual arts, as well as educators to share cultural exchanges with the hopes of creating stronger relationships with other countries. Page includes information about the program and famous personalities that are involved with the project.

Online Exhibits http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/
Includes previews of history records, thoughts, and events.
Country Studies: Area Handbook Series http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/
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.
Peace Corps Kids World: Explore the World http://www.peacecorps.gov/kids/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.
Odyssey Online http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/
A journey to explore Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and sub-Saharan African cultures. Make your own discoveries through cool puzzles, games, and worksheets.
EarthCam for Kids http://www.earthcamforkids.com/
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.
IPL Culture Quest World Tour http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/cquest/
Links from the Internet Public Library introduce the customs, beliefs, arts and institutions from different groups of people.
The Say Hello to the World Project http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/hello/
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.

Mountain Voices http://www.mountainvoices.org/
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.

National Peace Essay Contest: U.S. Institute of Peace http://www.usip.org/ed/npec/
Guides on "Controlling the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons". Students write essays and compete to learn more about international conflict and resolution.




Global Gang http://www.globalgang.org.uk/
Join the Global Gang to learn more about kids from other countries through stories and e-mail.
Country at a Glance http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/infonation/e_glance.htm
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.
Chasing the Dream http://www.chasingdream.org/
Photographs and stories show the hopes, ambitions, and difficult lives of eight young people from Brazil, Cambodia, India, Jamaica, Morocco, Uganda, and the Ukraine.

On the Line http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/ontheline/
Visit this site to learn about the cultures of eight meridian line countries at the turn of the millennium.

Children's Games from Around the World http://www.topics-mag.com/edition11/games-section.htm
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.




Cultural Profiles Project http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/
Features overviews of life and culture in many countries. Developed to assist Canadians in understanding immigrants.

Cultures http://www.cultures.com/
Devoted to cultures, living and ancient, and the promotion of world communication. Includes photos, drawings, animations, sounds, links to encyclopedias.

Legends of Forever http://library.thinkquest.org/12865/
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.

Adventure Learning Foundation http://www.questconnect.org/
Online expeditions take students on virtual journeys around the world.

Bridges http://www.bridgesweb.org/
Connects children worldwide through digital storytelling. Take a mentors workshop a cross-cultural collaboration in digital storytelling in India, Peru, Kenya and Seattle, WA.




Celebrate Hispanic Heritage http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/
Scholastic site explores Spanish roots in America and contains student interviews with great Latinos, biographies of history makers, and interactive map.

Multiculturalpedia http://www.netlaputa.ne.jp/~tokyo3/e/
Is a Canadian sneeze different from a Japanese sneeze? Learn about everyday habits and customs from various cultures around the world.

Folk Tales Project http://www.internet-at-work.com/hos_mcgrane/folk/folkhome.html
School project presents folktales of many different countries written and illustrated by children.

Odyssey http://www.worldtrek.org/odyssey/
Join more than 1,400 classes as they journey around the world via the Internet exploring lands, people, and cultures.

Pulse of the Planet http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/pulseplanet/
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.




Sounds from the Vault http://www.fieldmuseum.org/exhibits/exhibit_sites/sounds/
Includes sounds from virtual instruments made by different cultures.

Multicultural Education through Miniatures http://www.coedu.usf.edu/culture/
Has pictures and stories of dolls, puppets, and small figures from many countries. Use photos, stories, acitivities, and games in school projects.
We the World http://tiki.oneworld.net/penguin/features/survival/survival_home.html
Travel with Tiki the Penguin to meet kids from tribal groups.
CultureScape http://library.thinkquest.org/J002981/
Travel through all the seven continents and view beautiful sights. Learn about common greetings. and even experience the foods by trying recipes.
Kidland http://www.kidland.org/
Kids from around the world work in teams to create web pages each month.




Food Fest http://www.tqnyc.org/NYC030327/
A report about traditional foods and drinks of various countries, with some recipes.

Kulture Kids http://www.kulturekids.org/
Features multicultural recipes, crafts, and activities. Non-profit organization behind the site also promotes cultural appreciation through arts education, workshops, and theater.

Macdonald Drive Elementary Multicultural Website http://www.mde.k12.nf.ca/kmcw/index.html
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.

Deaf Culture and Sign Languages of the Global Village http://library.thinkquest.org/11942/
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.

Global Kids http://www.globalkids.info/
Features fairy tales, geography tidbits, and games.

The Anthropology Collections of The Field Museum http://www.fieldmuseum.org/research_collections/anthropology/anthro_sites/anthro3/
Photographs help describe the different cultures around the World.

The Odyssey Institute http://www.odyssey-institute.org
A Colorado-based nonprofit corporation that provides intercultural leadership training to high school youth through its Global Youth Ambassadors Workshop.



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