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American Folklore

This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from each and every one of the 50 United States.

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March 7, 2010 Posted by | American Folklore, Culture | Leave a comment

Canada

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Canada is the second (2nd) largest country in the world
with a population of 33.1 million people.
Canada has ten provinces and three territories.

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Culture, Geography | Leave a comment

Oceans

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Covering three quarters of the Earth’s surface, oceans are as diverse as they are large. The open seas is an interesting and little understood world full of bizarre and fascinating creatures. This ecosystem is a self-containing world with a complex food chain and many organisms that have adapted to extreme and unusual conditions. The ocean is home to the smallest plankton and the largest creature on earth, the blue whale. Come explore the open seas with us!

Oceans Alive!

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Beginner Level, Culture, Science | Leave a comment

British History Interactive Timeline

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You can learn British History here.

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Culture, History | Leave a comment

Acceptable Behaviour in England

businessThe English are said to be reserved in manners, dress and speech. They are famous for their politeness, self-discipline and especially for their sense of humour. Basic politeness (please, thank you, excuse me) is expected.

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Culture | Leave a comment

United Kingdom

uk-2005Where does the name United Kingdom come from?

The full name is The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, although most people just refer to it as United Kingdom or the UK.

On this page you will learn the origins of the full name .

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Culture, Digital Blackboard, History, UK | Leave a comment

British Folklore, Facts and Legends

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St. George Dragon Rubens.

Every calendar month contains something interesting. We have already written much about the festivals and traditions in our British Culture pages. These pages look at each month in detail giving our visitors a better insight into the richness of Britain’s past. The pages are full of fascinating information. We invite you to join us in our adventurous journey through the year with lots of stops along the way to learn about almost forgotten legends and pastimes from our country’s folk history.

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Culture, History | Leave a comment

British Life Culture: London

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London, the capital of England and the UK, is the world’s ninth-largest city. Its history spans nearly 2,000 years, beginning with the arrival of the Romans soon after their invasion of Britain in AD43. London is situated on the banks of the river Thames, in southeast England.

April 26, 2009 Posted by | Culture, History | Leave a comment

Irish Culture and Customs

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Traditions, folklore and more. If it’s Irish, it’s here.

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April 23, 2009 Posted by | Culture, Irish Culture, Reading | Leave a comment

Biology for kids

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What is Biology?

The word Biology is made up of two smaller words. “Bio”, and “logy”. Bio means life. Logy means a study of science. When we put these two words together, what do we get? Bio-logy, or Biology, the science of life.

April 19, 2009 Posted by | Culture, Science | Leave a comment