Kynning i pennsylvaniu
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  • 1. Teachers from Njardvikurskoli, Iceland visit schools in PA
    October 2010
  • 2. We are from Iceland
  • 3. Iceland
    USA
  • 4. Comparing USA –Pennsylvania - Iceland
    Facts from Wikipedia
  • 5. Facts about Iceland
    • The capital is Reykjavik – 2/3 of all Icelanders live in the capital and its surroundings
    • 6. 11% of the land is covered with ice – glaciers
    • 7. Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in Europe
    • 8. Iceland was settled by Nordic people in the 9th century - tradition says that the first permanent settler was IngólfurArnarson, a Norwegian Viking
    • 9. Since that daythetotalborn inhabitants in Iceland are aprox. 800.000
  • 10. People know us from….,,Eyjafjallajökull” (E15)
  • 11. Our hometown is Reykjanesbaer
    • Population 14.081 (2009)
    • 12. Fifth largest town in Iceland
    • 13. Reykjanesbær is an industrial town and service town with shops, schools, hospital and hotels
    • 14. Two sports teams
    • 15. Njardvik and Keflavik
    • 16. Ljósanótt – Night of Lights
    • 17. First weekend in September
    • 18. the lights on Bergid are lit
  • 19. Icelandic schoolsystem
  • 20. Our school is Njardvikurskoli
    Students from 6 to 16 years old
    1st to 10th grade
    Teachers and other staff are about 80
    Students are 362
    Our goals are:
    Respect – Responsibility – Friendship
  • 21. Students in our school...
  • 22. Thankyou