Research
Explore Countries & Cultures of the World

 

Information on the world’s countries and cultures are available for students, researchers, and travelers through these resources.

Suitable for elementary and middle grade students Denotes resources suitable for students in elementary and middle grades

Web resource Web resource  Available everywhere with your Skokie Public Library card Available with Skokie Public Library card  Available in Library only Available in Library only


General Country and Culture Sites

Available everywhere with your Skokie Public Library cardCultureGrams Online

CultureGrams provides country reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and Suitable for elementary and middle grade studentsculture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Individual reports cover 187 countries and all fifty United States.

Available everywhere with your Skokie Public Library cardWorld Book Online

The online version of the popular encyclopedia, good for students but also valuable as a general guide to all fields of learning.  The articles provide cross-references and links to maps, charts, audio and visual clips, animations, Bubble Views (360-degree virtual tours), websites, magazine and newspaper articles, or other World Book Suitable for elementary and middle grade studentsarticles and sections of articles related to the article topic.
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