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Country: Iceland Discuss this eTheme.

Learn about Iceland, a small European country the size of Ohio. Topics include its geography, people, history, and climate. Listen to the national anthem, watch several movies, view a historical timeline, or view photographs of the country’s landscape. Includes information about animals inhabiting the island, including arctic foxes, Icelandic sheepdogs, reindeer, and puffins.

Grades

  • 2,
  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6

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This site has statistical facts about the geography, climate, population, economy, government, military, and transportation in Iceland.
This Icelandic government site is well-suited for students seeking information about Iceland for school projects.
Read about the geography, wildlife, natural beauty, history, people, culture, government and other facts about Iceland. NOTE: This site includes banner ads.
This interactive timeline covers major events in the history of Iceland. Click on the grey arrows on either side of the red bar to advance the timeline, or click on any of the white dots on the red bar to view a specific event. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other ads, and sponsored links.
Learn about Iceland's capital city, the President and Prime Minister, as well as facts about the cost of living, population, life expectancy, and more. Click on "Audio" to listen to the country's national anthem. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other ads, and sponsored links. NOTE: The "Communicate" link leads to message boards.
Read quick facts and statistics on Iceland. NOTE: This site is no longer being updated.
This site includes basic historical and other information about the island nation of Iceland. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn about the history of Iceland and the people who settled on the island. Click on the "Next" link below the main content to advance to the next page. The audio on the main page may be paused by clicking on the "Pause Erik the Red in Iceland"
See photographs of the landscapes of Iceland. Click on each thumbnail image or the directional arrows on either side of the row of thumbnails to see more images. NOTE: This site includes ads and sponsored links. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites.
Here is an outline map of Iceland that can be printed off. NOTE: This site includes banner ads.
Watch videos about Iceland, then go to the "Photo Gallery" link or click on one of the tabs near the top of the page for more specific content areas. NOTE: This site includes sponsored links and links to social networking sites.
The official site of Iceland by the Icelandic Tourist Board includes the country's history, famous places, culture, and geography. Use the links at left to navigate. NOTE: The movie link on the main page doesn't work.
Click on the audio links to listen to Icelandic words and phrases. NOTE: The "Communicate" link leads to message boards. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites.
See these pictures of the aurora borealis and read the news article about them. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This article is about efforts to protect puffins in Iceland. NOTE: This site includes banner ads, other ads, and sponsored links. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites.
Learn about this ancient breed of dog. Includes photographs.

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