Geography & Culture

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CultureGrams Online

  

Use Culture Grams to research information on the peoples and cultures of over 185 countries, the provinces and territories of Canada, and all 50 states in the U.S.

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World Book Early Peoples

  

Explore the native cultures of indigenous peoples around the world. Learn about daily life, where they lived, what they ate, how they survived, and even their religions.

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Daily Life through History

  

Discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.

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CIA World Factbook

Find printable maps,world flags, and country profiles featuring the history, people, government, economy, military, geography and more for most of the countries of the world.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

  

Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.

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CrashCourse Videos

Get help grasping the main points on homework that's challenging! Watch videos on a range of academic subjects, ranging from World History and Culture to Biology and Literature.

Most are 15 minutes or less!

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Khan Academy

Watch tutorials online and practice a wide variety of life skills and academic subjects, from computer programming to printmaking or 3rd grade math to entrepreneurship.

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Smithsonian for Students

Explore topics related to most school topics and find resources for homework assignments and entertainment. Sources provided by Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.

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Mr. Carnegie's Grand Tour of Washington and Oregon

Welcome to Mr. Carnegie’s Grand Tour of Washington and Oregon.

This passport is your guide to an automobile adventure celebrating Carnegie libraries – the cultural legacy of 19th century steel magnate, Andrew Carnegie.

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