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Sweden

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

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