Mrs. Perry's 7th grade Europe Project
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2014
A collection of databases dealing with all aspects of social studies including US and world history, government, and geography. Also includes how others lived their daily lives throughout history.
Learn about different cultures from around the world including customs, languages, diet, and much more.
- Discovering Collection
Searches reference books for geography & cultures, science, history, literature, current biographies, authors, & the like. Also has a multimedia section with audio, video, & still images, as well as a searchable timeline feature.
- EbscoHost (Student Resource Center)
Contains ALL of EbscoHost's full text articles from popular magazines, research periodicals, national newspapers, thousands of biographies, millions of images, and over 100,000 primary source documents.
Click on Student Resource Center for easiest navigation.
- Encyclopedia Britannica (Academic Edition)
Hey intellectual tough guy, is the school edition not enough for you? Then try tackling the academic edition which provides more college/university level information.
- Encyclopedia Britannica (School Edition)
The original encyclopedia! Provides current information on just about everything you can imagine: people, places, events...things. Also contains a thesaurus, dictionary, and atlases.
- Global Issues in Context
International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
- Grolier Online
Grolier Online is an integrated reference portal. With over 55 million words, 50,000 websites, and several hundred thousand magazine articles, finding authoritative, age- appropriate and subject-specific information is easy. Users have access to award-winning databases, special features, multimedia presentations, an interactive atlas, dictionaries, and much more. Grolier Online provides resources tailored specifically for teachers and students, all contained within a structured and monitored environment.
- World Geography and Culture
This database facilitates the study of countries, U.S. states, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills through a global approach.
- CIA World Factbook
Up to the minute information on all countries from your friends at the CIA. Includes geography, populations, government information, and tons of other useful information.
- Lonely Planet
Search for your country and find information on history, currency, places to see, and other fun and interesting facts.
- Nations Online - Europe
All things Europe, all the time. Doing a project on Norway? Nations Online has your back. Want to know the population of Greece? Nations Online has your back. Trying to figure out what sort of government Switzerland has? Nations Online has your back. Where is Andorra? Nations Onl....okay, you get the picture.
The library has numerous books on European countries. Search our catalog for your specific country or browse the 910 and 940 sections of the non-fiction collection of the library. OR, ask Mr. Vallée for help.
Call Number: 914.04 EUR
Publication Date: 2010
A guide to visiting Europe that provides information on castles, cathedrals, beaches, wineries, museums, gardens, shops, hotels, restaurants, and more; and includes photographs, illustrations, maps, historical notes, and travel tips.
Call Number: 948.1 COR
Publication Date: 2000
Discusses Norway including its history, people, arts and entertainment, and future.
Call Number: 946.9 BLA
Publication Date: 2002
Describes the geography, wildlife, history, government, economy, religion, and culture of Portugal.
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