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    Scotland Scotland Presentation Transcript

    • Let’s Learn About Scotland www.flags.net/SCOT.htm
    • Where is Scotland?
    • Map of Scotland staff.psy.gla.ac.uk/ ~steve/dirs/scotland.gif
    • A Few Facts About Scotland
      • The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh.
      • The money used is called the pound sterling.
      • The population of Scotland is 4,996,000.
      • The language spoken is English .
      • Scotland is part of the United Kingdom.
    • Let’s Visit Some Important Cities in Scotland
      • Edinburgh
      Edinburgh is the capital city. http://europeforvisitors.com/edinburgh/articles/edinburgh-walking-tours.htm http://europeforvisitors.com/edinburgh/articles/edinburgh-bus-tours.htm http://europeforvisitors.com/edinburgh/
      • Glasgow
    • Famous Sights in Scotland
      • Stirling Castle
      http://europeforvisitors.com/edinburgh/articles/stirling.htm Stirling Castle is from medieval times and is near Edinburgh. It is open to visitors.
      • Famous Castles and Historic Houses
      • Go to this website to visit these and more -
      • www.aboutscotland.co.uk/castles/castles.html
      www.aboutscotland.co.uk/crichton/castle.html www.aboutscotland.co.uk/mqsh1.html
      • Ancient Stones of Scotland
      • www. stonepages . com/ancient_scotland/home . htm
    • What Scottish Kids Do
      • Scottish kids enjoy many sports. They play football, soccer, rugby, squash and golf.
      • They like to bicycle, hike and fish in the summer. In the winter they ski and sled.
    • Scotland’s Important People
      • Alexander Graham Bell - inventor of the telephone
      • Andrew Carnegie -came to the U.S. and made a fortune in the iron and steel business. He gave money to build many of our libraries.
      • Sean Connery - an actor who starred the in the first James Bond movies.
      • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - the author of Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
      • Sheena Easton - famous pop singer
      • Captain Kidd - a famous pirate
      • John Muir -founded our U.S. National Park system
      • Robert Louis Stevenson - author of Treasure Island
    • Scotland is famous for…
      • Haggis- a food made from the organs of sheep and oatmeal.
      • Kilts - traditional Scottish woolen cloth costume with a tartan or plaid pattern. This is a skirt that men wear.
      • Bagpipers - people who play the bagpipes, a traditional Scottish instrument
    • Scottish Culture
      • Scots celebrate many holidays. Here is a web page that tells about the different holidays. www.rampantscotland.com/features/festivals.htm
      www.rampantscotland.com/features/festivals.htm www.rampantscotland.com/clans/clans_index.htm Scottish families are called clans and each clan has a special plaid to show what their family is. These are the plaids on their kilts.
    • What Scots Like to Eat
      • Go to this website to read about Scottish food. www.geo.ed.ac.uk/home/scotland/fooddrink.html
      http://chileheadrush.homestead.com/files/KevInvadesUK/Haggis.jpeg www.dkimages.com/
    • Learn More About Scotland
      • Scotland
      • http://www. kidskonn ect . com/Scotland/ScotlandHome .html
      • Travel for Kids
      • www. travelforkids . com/Funtodo/Scotland/scotland .htm
      • Scotland Musical Instruments
      • http://www.town4kids.com/town4kids/kids/music4ki ds/world/european/bagpipe.htm
      • Scotland
      • http://library. thinkquest .org/J0112187/scotland. htm
    • Books to Read
      • A Visit to Scotland . Chris Oxlade and Anita Ganeri. Heinemann Library. 2001.