Sweden<br />By Hailey McEwan B-14<br />April 17, 2009<br />
Location<br />Sweden is located in Northern Europe.<br />Sweden is in the Northern Hemisphere.<br />In between 62° 00&apos...
Climate<br />Seasons winter, spring, summer, and fall.<br />Average temperature is 32 F.<br />Average precipitation is 580...
Political Map<br />Norway and Finland border.<br />Gulf of Botnia, Baltic Sea, and Kattegat.<br />The capital is Stockholm...
Physical Features<br />Mostly flat or gently rolling lowlands.<br />Mountains in west .<br /> There are five major bodies ...
Flag <br />Inspired by Coat of Arms of Sweden.<br />Yellow - a symbol of generosity<br />Blue - vigilance, truth and loyal...
Family Connection<br />Hailey McEwan,  born in America.<br />Diane McEwan, born in America.<br />Andrew McEwan, born in En...
Hailey<br />Dad<br />Mom<br />Grandma<br />McEwan<br />Grandpa McEwan<br />Grandpa<br />Stoddart<br />Grandma<br />Stoddar...
Government<br />Constitutional Monarchy<br /> 18 years of age. <br />After 3 years of legal residence.<br />Swedish Consti...
Education <br />  School ends in June and starts August. <br />Begins at eight in the morning.<br />Handicapped people rec...
Food<br />Breakfast = slice of rye toast and filmjolk.<br />Lunch = rye bread sandwiches, milk, and  carrot.<br />Dinner =...
Religion <br />Christmas light candles.<br />Santa Lucia candles in hair with attendants.<br />Open presents on Christmas ...
Sports<br />Soccer<br />Ice Hockey<br />Bandy<br />Athletics<br />Orienteering <br />  Gymnastics<br />Swimming <br />Mart...
Transportation <br />Highways<br />Cars/ Vehicles <br />Ships<br />Airports<br />Runways<br />Railroads <br />
Bibliography <br />www.worldgeography.abc-clio.com<br />www.sverigeturism.se/smorgasbord/smorgaseurope/european-union /swe...
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  1. 1. Sweden<br />By Hailey McEwan B-14<br />April 17, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Location<br />Sweden is located in Northern Europe.<br />Sweden is in the Northern Hemisphere.<br />In between 62° 00&apos; North latitude and 15° 00&apos; East latitude.<br />
  3. 3. Climate<br />Seasons winter, spring, summer, and fall.<br />Average temperature is 32 F.<br />Average precipitation is 580mm.<br />
  4. 4. Political Map<br />Norway and Finland border.<br />Gulf of Botnia, Baltic Sea, and Kattegat.<br />The capital is Stockholm.<br />
  5. 5. Physical Features<br />Mostly flat or gently rolling lowlands.<br />Mountains in west .<br /> There are five major bodies of water.<br />Sweden looks like a finger pointing down.<br />
  6. 6. Flag <br />Inspired by Coat of Arms of Sweden.<br />Yellow - a symbol of generosity<br />Blue - vigilance, truth and loyalty, perseverance & justice.<br />
  7. 7. Family Connection<br />Hailey McEwan, born in America.<br />Diane McEwan, born in America.<br />Andrew McEwan, born in England.<br />Grandma M. Born in England.<br />Grandpa M. born in Scotland.<br />Grandpa S. born in America.<br />Grandma S. born in America.<br />Great Grandma S. born in England.<br />Great Grandpa S. born in Germany.<br />Great Grandma Stoddart born in Sweden.<br />Great Grandpa Stoddart born in Scotland.<br />
  8. 8. Hailey<br />Dad<br />Mom<br />Grandma<br />McEwan<br />Grandpa McEwan<br />Grandpa<br />Stoddart<br />Grandma<br />Stoddart<br />Great Grandpa<br />Wakely<br />Great Grandma<br />Wakely<br />Great Grandma S.<br />Great Grandpa <br />Seiler<br />Great Grandma<br />Seiler<br />Great Grandpa S.<br />Great Grandpa<br />McEwan<br />Great <br />Grandma<br />McEwan<br />McEwan<br />Family Tree<br />
  9. 9. Government<br />Constitutional Monarchy<br /> 18 years of age. <br />After 3 years of legal residence.<br />Swedish Constitution is based on 4 fundamental laws.<br />Independence from the Kalmar Union , June 6, 1523.<br />
  10. 10. Education <br /> School ends in June and starts August. <br />Begins at eight in the morning.<br />Handicapped people receive special care.<br />Begins at age 7 and lasts 9 years.<br />Learn English<br />Christmas, Easter, and holiday in February.<br />Special holiday is when kids go skiing.<br />Pre- School<br />Secondary Stage<br />Upper Secondary Stage<br />85 percent do.<br />
  11. 11. Food<br />Breakfast = slice of rye toast and filmjolk.<br />Lunch = rye bread sandwiches, milk, and carrot.<br />Dinner = spiced herring with boiled potato.<br />Pork is commonly eaten.<br />Thursday dinner = slices fat belly pork , soup.<br />Herring, eel, ham, pates, roast meat, salad.<br />Crayfish parties in autumn.<br />Christmas a type of sun- dried cod.<br />Easter special cake with coffee.<br />
  12. 12. Religion <br />Christmas light candles.<br />Santa Lucia candles in hair with attendants.<br />Open presents on Christmas Eve.<br />Go to church on Christmas day.<br />Celebrate Christmas till Jan. 13th .<br />Easter, girls witches, boys light bone fires.<br />Midsummer Day 21 of June.<br />
  13. 13. Sports<br />Soccer<br />Ice Hockey<br />Bandy<br />Athletics<br />Orienteering <br /> Gymnastics<br />Swimming <br />Martial Arts<br />Riding Sports<br />
  14. 14. Transportation <br />Highways<br />Cars/ Vehicles <br />Ships<br />Airports<br />Runways<br />Railroads <br />
  15. 15. Bibliography <br />www.worldgeography.abc-clio.com<br />www.sverigeturism.se/smorgasbord/smorgaseurope/european-union /swedenflag.html<br />www.travelblog.org/world/sw-flag.html<br />www.mapsofworld.com/sweden/sweden-location-map.html<br />www.travelblog.org/europe/sweden/location-of-sweden.html<br />www.kwintessential.co.uk/resourses/global-etiquette/sweden.html<br />www.nationsencyclopedia.comeurope/sweden-transportation-html<br />www.mapsofworld.com/sweden/sweden-location-map.html<br />www.mapsofworld.com/lat_long/sweden/-lat-long.html<br />www.geographia.com/sweden/seasonsgate.html<br /> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Sweden <br />www.attapelia.com/online/countries/sweden.html<br />http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_Hemisphere_is_Sweden_Located<br />Book I used was Looking At Sweden.<br />
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