Slide 1-2: The Beneluxcountries consists of thefollowing 3 countries:Belgium, Netherlands, &LuxembourgSlide 1-2: The Beneluxcountries consists of thefollowing 3 countries:Belgium, Netherlands, &Luxembourg
The NetherlandsSlide 3: Another name for theNetherlands is Holland. Thepeople are called Dutch . Mostof the Netherlands is below sealevel.
Amsterdam & BicyclesVideo
Levees in the NetherlandsSlide 6: Levees are builtto protect the land fromflooding from the NorthSea.
“God created theworld, but the Dutchcreated Holland.” 3,000 poldersnationwide A polder is a low-lyingtract of land reclaimedby the sea and enclosedby embankmentsknown as dikes.PoldersSlide 7-10: A polder is a low-lying tract of land reclaimed by the sea and enclosed byembankments known as dikes.
Tulips & Windmills
Dutch ShoesSlide 11: The Netherlands is also known for tulips, windmills and wooden shoes.
What is the name of the capital of theNetherlands?a) Londonb) Dublinc) Amsterdam What is another name for the Netherlands?a) Walesb) Hollandc) Deutschland Most of the Netherlands:a) Is living in povertyb) Sits below sea levelc) Speaks EnglishQuick Write What are people from the Netherlandscalled?a) Dutchb) Swedesc) Hollanders Water pumped out of regions to createland is called:a) Polderb) Dikec) Levee
BelgiumBelgium’s capital is Brussels
Belgium CuisineSlide 13: Belgium is known for beer, chocolate, and fries
Bog A bog is a standingbody of water with nounderground springof fresh water to feedit. The water isgenerally cold,extremely acidic andlow in oxygen. A formof moss, especiallySphagnum moss,grows and forms athick mat of floatingplants. These plants,over time, can fill inthe pond or small lakewith peat that willeventually be firmenough to supporttrees
Bogs of Northern Europe
Bog PeopleHow old do youthink he is?How old do youthink he is?2300 years old2300 years old
Match the capital with thecorrect countryUnited KingdomAmsterdamCopenhagenDublinBrusselsLondonNetherlandsBelgiumDenmarkIreland
Matching: Draw a line from the pic to the correct country