Learning About Cultures Around the World
(Click on a culture to quickly jump to the information:)
General
African Culture
African-American Culture
Arab Culture
Bosnian Culture
Chinese Culture
Indian Culture
Mexican Culture
Pakistani Culture
Puerto Rican Culture
Kids Search Engines

General

  1. SITE NAME: Kids Culture Center. Com
IT'S ABOUT:Type a country name to learn more about that country.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsculturecenter.com/about.htm
  2. SITE NAME: EveryCulture.com
IT'S ABOUT: Pick a country to learn more about it on this very helpful webpage.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.everyculture.com/
  3. SITE NAME: Internet Public Library - KidSpace (University of Michigan)
IT'S ABOUT: Take a tour of cultures around the world.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/cquest/
  4. SITE NAME: World Factbook
IT'S ABOUT: Pick a country on a map to learn more about a country.
SITE ADDRESS:https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
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African Culture

 1. SITE NAME: U.S. Department of State - Background Notes: Africa
IT'S ABOUT: Pick an African country and get its facts.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.state.gov/www/background_notes/afbgnhp.html
  2. SITE NAME: International Bicycle - Africa Kids Page
IT'S ABOUT: This page was designed for kids to learn about Africa..
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.ibike.org/library/africakids.htm
  3. SITE NAME: PBS - Explore Cultures in Africa
IT'S ABOUT: Links to sixteen ethnic groups of African cultures.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/explore/
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African-American Culture

  1. SITE NAME: National Museum of African American History & Culture
IT'S ABOUT: This links to part of the Smithsonian Institute.
SITE ADDRESS:  http://nmaahc.si.edu/
  2. SITE NAME: Black History Quest
IT'S ABOUT: There are links at this site about African-American history, and
                         culture.
SITE ADDRESS: http://blackquest.com/link.htm
  3. SITE NAME: Yahoo: African-American Culture
IT'S ABOUT: Yahoo provides links to learn more about African-Americans.
SITE ADDRESS: click on this link
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Arab Culture

  1. SITE NAME: Kidspace - Say Hello to the World
IT'S ABOUT: Go here to learn about the Arabic language .
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.ipl.org/div/hello/arabic.html
  2. SITE NAME: Arab Academy - Arab Culture
IT'S ABOUT: This site covers over 22 Arab countries.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.arabacademy.com/arabic-blog/category/arab-culture/
  3. SITE NAME: Arab Cultural Awareness - 58 Factsheets
IT'S ABOUT: This site gives an overview of the Arab culture.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.fas.org/irp/agency/army/arabculture.pdf
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Bosnian Culture

  1. SITE NAME: Infoplease.com - Bosnia and Herzegovina
IT'S ABOUT: Gather a lot of information about Bosnia at this link.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.infoplease.com/country/bosnia-and-herzegovina.html
2. SITE NAME: Discover Bosnia
IT'S ABOUT: Go here to learn about Bosnian families and food .
SITE ADDRESS:http://www.discoverbosnia.com/bosnian-culture
3. SITE NAME: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Every Culture.Com
IT'S ABOUT: There is a lot of information about Bosnia at this site.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.everyculture.com/Bo-Co/Bosnia-and-Herzegovina.html
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Chinese Culture

  1. SITE NAME: Discovering China with the ABCs
IT'S ABOUT: Click on an alphabet letter to learn about China .
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow1/apr99/abc/
2. SITE NAME: China Today: Culture and Traditions
IT'S ABOUT: This site provides many links to learn about China.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.chinatoday.com/culture/a.htm
3. SITE NAME: Cultural China
IT'S ABOUT: Visit this site to undertand China's 5,000 year culture.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.cultural-china.com/
4. SITE NAME: Chinese Culture - Learn About Chinese Etiquette
IT'S ABOUT: Find out what is proper in the Chinese culture.
SITE ADDRESS: http://chineseculture.about.com/od/businesseconomy/a/Chinese-Culture-Learn-All-About-Chinese-Etiquette.htm
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Indian Culture

  1. SITE NAME: Fact Monster: India
IT'S ABOUT: This is a great page full of links about Indian culture. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.factmonster.com/search?fr=fmtn&query=india
  2. SITE NAME: Centre for Intercultural Learning - India
IT'S ABOUT: This Canadian site helps people understand culture of India.  
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.intercultures.ca/cil-cai/ci-ic-eng.asp?iso=in
  3. SITE NAME: CIA World Factbook - India
IT'S ABOUT: Visit the CIA World Factbook to see a map of India. Find out 
                         facts about the people, languages, government, and more!
SITE ADDRESS: click here
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Mexican Culture

  1. SITE NAME: Mexican Culture - Don Quijote Institute
IT'S ABOUT: This page helps explain the Mexican culture.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.donquijote.org/culture/mexico/
  2. SITE NAME: CIA World Factbook - Mexico
IT'S ABOUT: Visit the CIA World Factbook to see a map of Mexico. Find out 
                         facts about the people, languages, government, and more!
SITE ADDRESS: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mx.html
  3. SITE NAME: Mexico - Language, Customs, Culture, Etiquette
IT'S ABOUT: This is a very basic introduction to Mexico and its culture.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/mexico-country-profile.html
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Pakistani Culture

  1. SITE NAME: Pakistan - Culture, Language and More
IT'S ABOUT: This page is full of cultural links about Pakistan.
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/pakistan.html
2. SITE NAME: InfoPlease - Pakistan
IT'S ABOUT: Learn about the history, geography, & culture of Pakistan.  
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.infoplease.com/country/pakistan.html
3. SITE NAME: CIA World Factbook - Pakistan
IT'S ABOUT: Visit the CIA World Factbook to see a map of Pakistan. Find out 
                         facts about the people, languages, government, and more!
SITE ADDRESS: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pk.html
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Puerto Rican Culture

  1. SITE NAME: CIA World Factbook - Puerto Rico
IT'S ABOUT: Visit the CIA World Factbook to see a map of Puerto Rico.
                        Find out facts about the people, languages, government, and more!
SITE ADDRESS: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rq.html
2. SITE NAME: InfoPlease - Puerto Rico
IT'S ABOUT: This site provides much information about Puerto Rico. 
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.infoplease.com/country/puerto-rico.html
3. SITE NAME: Nation Facts - Puerto Rico
IT'S ABOUT: Visit this site to learn some facts about Puerto Rico.
SITE ADDRESS: http://nationfacts.net/puerto-rico-facts/

Kids Search Engines

  1. SITE NAME: Google
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.google.com/
  2. SITE NAME: KidRex
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidrex.org/
  3.

SITE NAME: Kids Click
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.kidsclick.org/

  4. SITE NAME: Fact Monster
SITE ADDRESS: http://www.factmonster.com/

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Original page designed by Student Teacher, Patrick Gall,  and Technology Coordinator, Linda N. Smentek. 11/05 - Updated 1/14