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  • Sweden Kyrsten Carlson
  • Location
    • Sweden is in Scandinavia, between Norway and Finland. It borders the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia. It is 410, 934 km ².
  • Stockholm Globe Arena
    • Largest spherical building in the world.
    • Groundbreaking was held on September 10, 1986
    • Diameter -110 meters
    • Height-85 meters
    • Volume-600,000m ³
  • Kiruna Ice Hotel
    • Each year ice is taken from the Torne River to create the Ice Hotel.
    • It is made every winter and it slowly melts into the Torne River in spring.
  • Volvo
    • Incorporated in 1915 as a Swedish ball bearing manufacturer.
    • Auto manufacturer officially founded April 14, 1927.
    • Latin translation- “I roll”
    • 1999 Volvo sold to Ford.
    • Acronym for S venska A eroplan A ktie b olaget.
    • Known for green technology, safety, and turbocharging.
    SAAB
  • ABBA
    • ABBA stands for: Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Anderson, and Agnetha Fältskog.
    •   Sold over 375 million records
    • First pop group to make the English pop chart that wasn’t English speaking.
  • Alfred Nobel
    • Invented dynamite
    • Left money in his will to start the Nobel Prize
    • There is a peace, literature, medicine, physics, and chemistry.
  • Dress
    • Many fashion designers are trying out new things, new identities.
    • Love diversity
    • H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) is a Swedish store spreading there fashion around the world.
  • Dessert
    • Pannkaka-pancakes, usually never served for breakfast, usually served with sweets
    • Våfflor-waffles, served with sweets and they have their own day: March 25
    • Ostkaka-cheesecake, very different than American cheesecake
  • Midnight Sun
    • Sun visible for a full 24 hours by the Arctic Circle and Antarctic Circle
    • It is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months.
    • Caused by charged particles hitting the Earth’s magnetic field
    • Infrequent and normally invisible to the naked eye
    Aurora Borealis
    • Gideon Sundbäck invented the modern zipper.
    • After his wife’s death he devoted himself and came up with the zipper.
    The Zipper
  • The Ball Bearing
    • Invented by Sven Wingqvist in 1907
    • Is meant to reduce friction.
  • Propeller
    • Patented in 1836 by John Ericsson
    • A fan that makes thrust out of rotationial motion.
  • Bibliography
    • Photograph. Map of Sweden . Web. 22 Feb. 2011. http ://www.map-of-sweden.co.uk/images/provinces-of- sweden.gif .
    • "Stockholm Globe Arenas Presents Ericsson Globe." Stockholm Globe Arenas Presenterar Evenemang . Web. 22 Feb. 2011. http ://www.globearenas.se/en/for_visitors/events_area/ ericsson_globe.aspx .
    •   Photograph. Stockholm Globe Arena . Web. 22 Feb. 2011. http ://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/Globen_Stockholm_December_20,_2006. jpg .
    • "Midnight Sun."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight_sun /
  • Bibliography (cont.)
    • "Facts about Sweden." Facts About Everything! Arts, Literature, Science, History, Events, Entertainment, People, Places and the Natural World . Web. 22 Feb. 2011. http ://www.facts-about.org.uk/places-geography- sweden.htm .
    • "Volvo."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo .
    • Saab Automobile."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saab_Automobile .
    •   Photograph.  How Stuff Works . Web. 23 Feb. 2011. http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/volvo-concept-8.jpg .
  • Bibliography (cont.)
    • Photograph.  Third Way Blog . Web. 23 Feb. 2011. http://www.thirdwayblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/volvo-c30.jpg .
    • Photograph. Web. 23 Feb. 2011. http://carsmedia.ign.com/cars/image/article/694/694782/saab-aero-x-20060309051201374.jpg .
    •   Photograph. Web. 23 Feb. 2011. http://www.autonews-today.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/2012-saab-cars-3.jpg .
    •   Photograph. Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://john.kism.com/files/2010/01/abba-zoom.jpg .
  • Bibliography (cont.)
    • "ABBA."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABBA .
    •   "Alfred Nobel - His Life and Work."  Nobelprize.org . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://nobelprize.org/alfred_nobel/biographical/articles/life-work/ .
    • Photograph. Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://www.sweden.se/eng/Home/Lifestyle/Fashion-design/ .
    • "Swedish Cuisine."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_cuisine .
  • Bibliography (cont.)
    • "Aurora (astronomy)."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_(astronomy) .
    • "Swedish Inventions."  FÖRST, Föreningen Sverigeturism . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://www.sverigeturism.se/smorgasbord/smorgasbord/industry/inventions/ .
    • "Zipper."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 24 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipper#History .
    • "Ball Bearing."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball_bearing .
    • "Propeller."  Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propeller .
  • Bibliography (cont.)
    • Photograph. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://www.learning-to-fly.com/images/Propeller2.jpg .
    • Photograph. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://www.bearing-insight.info/images/ball-bearing.jpg .
    • Photograph. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://img.en.china.cn/0/0,0,284,3209,222,166,72ed9038.jpg .
    • Photograph. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://yoga108.org/images/blog/2006/midnight_sun.jpg .
  • Bibliography (cont.)
    • Photograph. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/moori/moori0706/moori070600078/999536-midnight-sun-in-the-northern-part-of-sweden.jpg .
    • Photograph. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://www.lisisoft.com/imglisi/5/Screensavers/316823daurora_ss01.jpg .
    • Photograph. Web. 25 Feb. 2011. http://yelo.edublogs.org/files/2010/04/aurora-borealis-over-greenpeac1.jpg .