Know Your Community

Did you know that Summit County, Ohio is home to 20+ ethnic groups & 50+ different faith groups? Learn more here:

Know Your World

Do you know Iran uses a different calendar then we do? Learn more about the world with our collection of modules & ppts.

Know More

Go to the following pages for:Students, Teachers, Speakers to learn more about the world through our many resources & games.

 

Resources for Speakers

 

New speaker application form is now online!

Speaker Online Application

KYCKYW Ppt Template

PowerPoint Template

Maps

National Geographic Educator Resources- Map Making

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/teaching-resources/?ar_a=1

Google Earth

http://www.google.com/earth/index.html  ( free upload)

Earth Cam

http://www.earthcamforkids.com/   
( search for monuments, tourist sites, cities- there may or may not be links to earth cams for your country )

Country Background Info

State Department country information at

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/index.htm  
( more in depth information)

The CIA World Factbook country information at
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
( more in depth information)

BBC News Country Profile at
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm 
(best for gathering statistics for presenters)

The Economist Country Briefing

http://www.economist.com/topics  
(search by country name)

Embassy of Country in U.S. website:

http://www.embassy.org/embassies/

 

Music

National Anthems of the World

http://www.national-anthems.net/      
(can upload MP3 from this site, country flag, map,
lyrics in language of nation, country emblem/seal/ coats of arms)
http://www.nationalanthemsnow.com/index.php?country=China 
(can link to this site)

World Music

http://worldmusic.nationalgeographic.com/

Statistics

BBC News Country Profile at
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm 
(best for gathering statistics for presenters)

Currency

http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

US Embassies and Consulates

http://www.usembassy.gov/

http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

Passports from around the world:

http://www.worldpassports.org/

List of Newspapers or Websites for current events and information

http://www.worldyouthnews.org/pearlnews/   
This site, inspired by journalist Daniel Pearl,
provides international news through the eyes of secondary students,
an opportunity for publishing and writing articles exists through this site.

Famous People from your country:

http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

Religions  of the World

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/

Additional Resources:

http://www.thinkfinity.org/lesson-plans

http://www.outreachworld.org/index.asp