ESTONIA     Kehtna Põhikool   Signe Sammel, Gerda Pilk,Regina Schults, Diana Slõšenkova
•General information:   AREA              45,227 SQ KM   POPULATION        1.3 MILLION   CAPITAL           TALLINN   L...
THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA
THE MAP OF ESTONIA        Kehtna
Helsinki – 85 km                     TALLINN                    Kehtna – 60 km    Moscow – 1040 kmRouen - 1875   Riga – 31...
THE ESTONIAN NATIONAL FLAG Originally flag of the Estonian Students’ Society, consecrated in Otepää  Church in 1884 On 2...
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS –      DAYS OFF1 January - New Year’s Day24 February - Independence DayApril (movable) - Good Friday (East...
NATIONAL SONG AND DANCE FESTIVAL
FAMOUS ESTONIANS   Gerd Kanter                  Tanel PadarKristina Šmigun-Vähi   Neeme Järvi and Eri Klas
Kehtna Basic School   The school was    opened in 1843.   The new    schoolhouse was    opened in 1990   The school has...
Traditions1. September – schoolyear   beginsSeptember & May - Sports   day.October – Teachers’ Day.December – Christmas   ...
Collecting rubbish from theneighbouring forests in spring
Waste paper campaignWe have takenpart in this campaignfor 6 years.We have collected66,135 kg wastepaper till now.70 kg was...
Tere, kevad! (Hello Spring!) Hola, primavera! Ciao, primavera! Allo, printemps! Merhaba, bahar!
Comenius projects      MEGRE -      2008-2010 EUROPEAN MODELFOR SCHOOL WASTE  MANAGEMENT     2005-2007
The Baltic Sea
The Baltic Sea   The inland sea of the    Atlantic ocean.   Saltiness is very low: 2-3‰ -    15‰   Area: 373,000 km2  ...
Lakes   Nearly 1,200 lakes       The largest lakes are   The deepest lake is       Peipsi-Pihkva (3537.6    Rõuge (38 m...
Lake Peipsi   Estonia is separated from    Russia by Lake Peipsi   30m above sea level   Around 200 rivers and    strea...
Lake Võrtsjärv   Võrtsjärv is the largest    lake situated completely    within Estonian borders.   basin area: 3,380 km...
Lake Kaali is unique in Europe because it is awater-filled meteor crater. It is on the biggestisland Saaremaa.
Rivers   The longest river is the Võhandu which is 162    kilometres.   We have over 7,000 watercourses.   Waterfalls a...
Sandstone outcrops in South-Estonia
Floods in the west
Waterfalls   33 waterfalls and cascades     In North-Estonia (hight    over a meter)   The highest artificial    waterfa...
The Valaste waterfall in winter
The Jägala waterfall in spring
Swamps   A swamp is an area or    ecosystem where lots of    plants remain    decomposed.   Swamps develop when    the l...
A fen and a bog
Groundwater It is underground water that often gives  us drinking water Estonia has around 5,000 springs but  many of th...
Witch’s well at Tuhala
Springs in winter
Kostivere karst area
• References:•http://www.regio.delfi.ee/•http://www.haldjas.folklore.ee/•http://www.riik.ee/G/eestilipp.gif•http://www.cie...
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  1. 1. ESTONIA Kehtna Põhikool Signe Sammel, Gerda Pilk,Regina Schults, Diana Slõšenkova
  2. 2. •General information: AREA 45,227 SQ KM POPULATION 1.3 MILLION CAPITAL TALLINN LANGUAGE ESTONIAN CURRENCY EURO since 1.01.11 MAIN RELIGION LUTHERAN NATIONAL FLOWER CORNFLOWER NATIONAL BIRD BARN SWALLOW NATIONAL STONE LIMESTONE NATIONAL FISH BALTIC HERRING
  3. 3. THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA
  4. 4. THE MAP OF ESTONIA Kehtna
  5. 5. Helsinki – 85 km TALLINN Kehtna – 60 km Moscow – 1040 kmRouen - 1875 Riga – 310kmFerrol – 2800 km Augusta – 2579 km Nevsehir– 2644 km
  6. 6. THE ESTONIAN NATIONAL FLAG Originally flag of the Estonian Students’ Society, consecrated in Otepää Church in 1884 On 24 February 1989 rehoisted on the tower of Tall Hermann According to Estonian tradition, hoisted at sunrise and lowered at sunset
  7. 7. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS – DAYS OFF1 January - New Year’s Day24 February - Independence DayApril (movable) - Good Friday (Easter)1 May - Spring Day23 June - Victory Day20 August - Day of the Restoration of Independence25-26 December - Christmas
  8. 8. NATIONAL SONG AND DANCE FESTIVAL
  9. 9. FAMOUS ESTONIANS Gerd Kanter Tanel PadarKristina Šmigun-Vähi Neeme Järvi and Eri Klas
  10. 10. Kehtna Basic School The school was opened in 1843. The new schoolhouse was opened in 1990 The school has 149 students Students are at the age of 7 – 17
  11. 11. Traditions1. September – schoolyear beginsSeptember & May - Sports day.October – Teachers’ Day.December – Christmas party.January – Maths week, wrestling competitionFebruary – Shrove Tuesday, Independence DayApril – School’s anniversaryMay – final school day for 9th grade (when they immidate being 7 year olds)June – Graduation
  12. 12. Collecting rubbish from theneighbouring forests in spring
  13. 13. Waste paper campaignWe have takenpart in this campaignfor 6 years.We have collected66,135 kg wastepaper till now.70 kg waste paper = 1 tree We saved 66,135 kg : 70kg = 945 trees
  14. 14. Tere, kevad! (Hello Spring!) Hola, primavera! Ciao, primavera! Allo, printemps! Merhaba, bahar!
  15. 15. Comenius projects MEGRE - 2008-2010 EUROPEAN MODELFOR SCHOOL WASTE MANAGEMENT 2005-2007
  16. 16. The Baltic Sea
  17. 17. The Baltic Sea The inland sea of the Atlantic ocean. Saltiness is very low: 2-3‰ - 15‰ Area: 373,000 km2 Average depth : 52 m The maximum depth: 459 m (Landsort trench) There are 30 species of fish in Estonian waters and 10 species of migrant fish. There are also ca 440 species of invertebrates.
  18. 18. Lakes Nearly 1,200 lakes  The largest lakes are The deepest lake is Peipsi-Pihkva (3537.6 Rõuge (38 meters) km²) and Võrtsjärv (269.3 km²)
  19. 19. Lake Peipsi Estonia is separated from Russia by Lake Peipsi 30m above sea level Around 200 rivers and streams flow into the lake, the biggest is the Emajõgi The only river running out of the Peipsi is the River Narva And the biggest island is Piirissaare (Border Island).
  20. 20. Lake Võrtsjärv Võrtsjärv is the largest lake situated completely within Estonian borders. basin area: 3,380 km² the maximum depth: 6 m average depth: 2.8 m 33.5 m above sea level the length of coastline is 109 km
  21. 21. Lake Kaali is unique in Europe because it is awater-filled meteor crater. It is on the biggestisland Saaremaa.
  22. 22. Rivers The longest river is the Võhandu which is 162 kilometres. We have over 7,000 watercourses. Waterfalls are only in the rivers of North-Estonia. Sandstone outcrops are common in South-Estonia. The western rivers get often flooded.
  23. 23. Sandstone outcrops in South-Estonia
  24. 24. Floods in the west
  25. 25. Waterfalls 33 waterfalls and cascades In North-Estonia (hight over a meter) The highest artificial waterfall is the Valaste (30.5m) The highest natural waterfall is the Jägala (8.1m) Just this autumn another high waterfall was discovered at Toilamõisa (25.7 m) © Enn Käiss
  26. 26. The Valaste waterfall in winter
  27. 27. The Jägala waterfall in spring
  28. 28. Swamps A swamp is an area or ecosystem where lots of plants remain decomposed. Swamps develop when the land is too wet or when lakes grow together. There are 9,836 swamps which is 22.3 % of the total area. The thickest layer of peat is in Vällamäe bog (18 m). The biggest bog lake is the Loosalu which is close to our school.
  29. 29. A fen and a bog
  30. 30. Groundwater It is underground water that often gives us drinking water Estonia has around 5,000 springs but many of them are dry in summer 40% of groundwater comes from hills The biggest springs are in North- Estonia.
  31. 31. Witch’s well at Tuhala
  32. 32. Springs in winter
  33. 33. Kostivere karst area
  34. 34. • References:•http://www.regio.delfi.ee/•http://www.haldjas.folklore.ee/•http://www.riik.ee/G/eestilipp.gif•http://www.ciesin.ee/estonia/MAP/eesti.html•http://www.ee/vana-tallinn/toompea•http://www.cybernature.ee/herb/lumikelluke.htm•http://www.kylauudis.ee/2010/11/12/aasta-naiseks-2010-valiti-kristina-smigun-vahi/•http://planetlyrics.co/artist/Tanel+Padar,+Dave+Benton+%26+2xl#.T0YzvWXwvF8•Tiiu-Mai Loko “Let me tell you about Estonia” Koolibri 2001•http://cdn5.fotosearch.com/bthumb/UNN/UNN748/u13651170.jpg•http://loodus.keskkonnainfo.ee:88/ecological/sea/F1172603171• http://et.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loobu_j%C3%B5gi• http://romanpototski.blogspot.com/2012/02/estonian-winter-books.html• http://vanameister.blogspot.com/2010_10_01_archive.html• http://www.geoeducation.info/geoturism/karst.php•http://www.google.ee/imgres?q=Soomaa+%C3%BCleujutused&um
  35. 35. Thank You!

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