These sites focus on the North American continent and countries within the continent. See maps, country flags, geography information, cultures, animals, and facts about the continent. Quizzes and trivia are included. There are links to eThemes Resources on Continents, Canada, Mexico, Christmas Traditions in America, and Famous People: Explorers of North America
This site provides different types of North America continent maps. Overview information about a continent's size, population, and countries in the continent can be found on the left of a page. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Develop map skills by learning about the seven continents of the world. Includes interactive quizzes to test basic geography knowledge of the continents. There are links to eThemes Resources on Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, South America, and Oceans.
These sites about Canada include topics such as history, land, climate, economy, and people. Watch videos and view photographs of this country. Learn about the Canadian flag and listen to the national anthem. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on Arctic Inhabitants.
Learn about the geography, culture, art, cuisine, celebrations, and symbols of Mexico. There are links to eThemes resources on Mexican traditions and holidays, Western Civilizations, Latin America culture, and Cinco de Mayo celebration. Includes images of people, currency, cities, maps, quizzes, and a lesson plan. Listen to the pronunciation of Spanish words.
These sites explain Christmas traditions in America, including Santa, stockings, Christmas trees, and the story of Jesus. There are some educational activities that have a Christmas theme, such as story starters and math problems. Also includes text of the famous letter, "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa" and "Twas the Night Before Christmas." There are links to eThemes Resources on Kwanzaa and Hanukkah.
Learn about the European explorers of North America and view maps of the routes they took. There are biographies for many famous explorers, including John Cabot, Marco Polo, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, Ponce de Leon, Juan Bautista de Anza, and more. Includes links to eThemes Resources on French explorers, Columbus Day, Lewis and Clark, and vikings.