Countries of the world

Image: Flags of the world by Tamara Dunn on Flickr

We have selected these online resources to support you when you need information relating to the popular curriculum topic, Countries of the World. SCIS 1525208


CIA World Factbook
This site is comprehensive and thorough. Provides information on history, people, government, economy, geography for the world.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/


Fact Monster – Countries of the World

Informative site which has a range of information on countries of the world.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate
www.factmonster.com/countries.html


ManyAnswers

To discover information about different countries on the school work site ManyAnswers use the search term ’countries.’ 

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary

http://manyanswers.co.nz/


National Geographic Kids: Countries

A colourful and easy to use site with a good range of information. Use the search term Countries of the World.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/


EPIC

Britannica Online School Edition provides information on countries of the world.  School login (username and password) is required

Suggested level: primary, intermediate
www.tki.org.nz/epic2


Books

Have you thought about using books with your class to support you topic? The following are some suggestions for your students (and you!) to read and enjoy

Around the world with Mouk : a trail of adventure, by Marc Boutavant, 2008 (picture book)
The goat who sailed the world, by Jackie French, 2006 (fiction book)
Mr Leon’s Paris, by Barroux, 2012 (picture book)

Video
We are the world – Member Flags of the United Nations. YouTube.7.07
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72_Ot4ozoW8