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Around the World

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  1. Around the World Click on a flag to learn about that country Fiji Singapore Egypt Russia Italy Australia Or if you think you know all the information, test your knowledge HERE

  2. Fiji Still want to know more about Fiji?? • Did you know… • Fiji is located in Oceania and is considered an island group in the South Pacific Ocean • It’s approximately 2,000 miles away from Australia • The Island’s government is a Republic, led by a Prime Minister • It is slightly smaller than the state of New Jersey • Fiji has an abundance of natural resources • timber, fish, gold, copper, oil, hydropower… just to name a few

  3. Singapore • Singapore is the smallest nation in Southeast Asia • It was once a humble fishing town but is now the 5th richest country in the whole world • Singapore consists of Singapore Island and about 50 smaller islands • The people of Singapore come from many different religious backgrounds • Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Taoist, Confucianism Learn more about Singapore Test your knowledge of Singapore

  4. The Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea border Egypt • Egypt has the longest river in the world, the Nile, flowing through it • Cairo is Egypt’s capital which is located along the Nile River • Temperatures often exceed 100°F in Egypt • Temples and pyramids are reminders of ancient civilizations • Hieroglyphics were commonly used as a communication tool Egypt What you’re hearing is a crowd speaking in a market in Cairo! Want to know more about Egypt… • Click here to learn more about hieroglyphics • Do pyramids interest you?Click here to learn more!

  5. Russia Learn more about Tsars… you may find them interesting • Russia is the world’s largest country; measuring at about 6.6 million square miles • About 25% of Russia’s population live in rural areas and are very diverse • Russia’s climate is also very diverse • Its northern coastline borders on the Arctic Ocean, which gives it severe winters • In the south, Russia has hot desert areas • Russia was once ruled by Tsars until communist revolutionaries overthrew the Tsars in the early 1900’s Russian Nesting Dolls You’re hearing Russian dance music!

  6. Italy Fun facts about Italy • By land mass, Italy is slightly larger then the state of Arizona • Rome is the capital of Italy and is also the largest city • Italy has two major mountain ranges, the Alps and the Apennine • There are three major rivers in Italy that also serve as great tourist sites • The Po, Arno and Tiber Rivers Click on the map to listen to some Classical Italian music!

  7. Australia • By land mass, Australia is the sixth largest country in area and it is also the flattest country • Australia’s climate is very diverse • Rainforests and vast plains in the north • Desert and fertile soil in the south • Snow fields in the south east • Australia’s culture is similar to the United States and has a multicultural society which has nearly five million settlers from almost 200 nations • Its government is a Democracy with about 20 million people in the country Travel Guide for Australia! Learn some Aussie Language

  8. Russia Australia Italy Let’s see what you know Egypt Just for Fun… Singapore Fiji

  9. Singapore Question • Multiple Choice: Choose the best answer to the question (Click on A,B,C,D to represent your answer) Singapore is now the 5th… A- richest country B- poorest country C- populated country D- highest literacy rated country

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  11. Incorrect... Try Again! Or Learn about a Country

  12. Australia Question • Multiple Choice: Choose the best answer to the question (Click on A,B,C,D to represent your answer) Australia’s government is considered a _____________ and has about ____ million people living there A- dictatorship, 20 B- monarchy, 14 C- democracy, 20 D- communist country, 10

  13. Italy Question • Multiple Choice: Choose the best answer to the question (Click on A,B,C,D to represent your answer) By land mass, Italy is slightly larger then the state of… A- Pennsylvania B- Montana C- Georgia D- Arizona

  14. Russia Question • Multiple Choice: Choose the best answer to the question (Click on A,B,C,D to represent your answer) What percentage of Russia’s population live in rural areas? A- 40% B- 50% C- 25% D- 10%

  15. Egypt Question • Multiple Choice: Choose the best answer to the question (Click on A,B,C,D to represent your answer) What two seas border Egypt? A- Black and Mediterranean Seas B- Black and Nile Seas C- Po and Rhine Seas D- Mediterranean and Red Seas

  16. Fiji Question • Multiple Choice: Choose the best answer to the question (Click on A,B,C,D to represent your answer) The Island’s government is a ______ and is led by a ______. A- Democratic Republic, President B- Republic, Prime Minister C- Monarchy, Queen D- Dictatorship, Dictator