Countryreports.org is one of the main websites you will be using. If you are researching a country, click on the left widget. If you are researching a state, click on the right widget. You will need to login with the following user name and password:
World Book Online is the encyclopedia you must use when you are online. Do NOT use any wikipedia websites.
User name: sjensen
Password: ROOM102 (Note:Make sure to use all caps for ROOM)
Click on Student
50States.com is another website with state facts for all 50 states. There is no login for this website. Just click on the button and click on your state. You will be able to find many facts and descriptions needed for your research.
Netstate.com is a search engine to help find facts about the 50 states.
State Symbols USA gives a list of all the symbols within the USA and a description.
SpangledwithStars.com is the search engine to find your state's motto, flag, maps, seal, nickname.
Find the current governors of each of the 50 states and a short biography about them.
Geology.com has many maps from around the world. Almost every country is listed.
Easybib is a website that you will use for typing your bibliography. Anytime you use a resource, you will need to type that information into this website. You must make sure to have your
resource available whether it be a book, website, magazine, etc. Your login is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your password is Room102!
What's the population of my country? Mongabay is a website that will help you find your country's cities' population. Find your country and
click on it. You will see the cities and population listed from largest to smalles.
Nationsencyclopedia.com is another source to help you with finding information about your water sources and climate. There are many other topics you can find about your country. Just search your country's name with the topic you are trying to research (i.e. United States climate) . Click on the link and scroll down the page until you find the information.
World Map - click on the link below from Texas University for your world map.
cia.gov is the Central Intelligence Agency. You will use this website to access many facts needed for your country and state report.
Time and Date will calculate the distance from one location to another using kilometers and miles.
Use the Famous People link when
researching famous people from
Classbase.com is a website that provides the educational systems from around the world. The website is credited by Foreign Credits which give links to 190 countries' educational systems. Find your country and click on it. You will see a graph that explains the ages and grades of the students in the different levels of schooling. You will also see an explanation of each level of school below the graph.
Planetware.com is a website that takes you to many tourists attractions in the United States and world. You will use this website for your "Places of Interest." It gives information about each place and a photo.
Countries and Their Cultures is a website that lists hundreds of different countries' cultures. Please note that not all countries are listed (especially if they are very small countries) Click on
the correct part of the alphabet your country's name begins with then scroll down to find your country. You will find many different topics about your country's culture.
Midiworld has your country's national anthem. Click on this website, look to the right and find "national anthems," click on it, find your country, click download. The file will download into your "Download Folder."
Linkonlearning.com has your country's lyrics. Click on the link below, find your country, click on your country, and write down the lyrics in English. All of the lyrics must be written down in your binder. You will write down the first stanza for your PowerPoint.