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Ch 20: Countries of the World for Elementary School

About This Chapter

The video lessons in this chapter offer a fun and convenient way for you to teach your students the countries of the world. This chapter can be a supplement to classroom work or you can use it as part of your lesson plan. Short quizzes give you a chance to test your students right away.

Countries of the World for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

This chapter is a simple and efficient way to help your kiddos learn the countries of the world. Whether it be in preparation for a test or help with homework assignments, these engaging video lessons will provide a fun way for your elementary school students to study up on basic geography. The video lessons are designed with kids in mind so they are short enough to keep their attention while introducing them to the information they need to know. Use the lesson quizzes and chapter or course exams to make sure they're understanding and retaining the informaiton.

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help remembering the countries of the world will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the countries of the world.

  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the countries of the world
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning geography
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning the different countries around the world (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn the facts and history of different countries
  • Students who struggle to understand their geography teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra geography resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover a country your student needs to learn about or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson with your students or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about the countries of the world.
  • Test your students' understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your students remember the countries of the world by completing the The Countries of the World for Elementary School chapter exam.

140 Lessons in Chapter 20: Countries of the World for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Algeria Facts: Lesson for Kids

1. Algeria Facts: Lesson for Kids

Let's travel across the continent of Africa together to the land of dessert, mountains and coastlines. Our journey will take us to the country of Algeria. We'll study the location, the people, the food and its uniqueness. Let's get started!

Argentina Facts: Lesson for Kids

2. Argentina Facts: Lesson for Kids

Argentina is a country in South America. This lesson will teach you about Argentina, where you can find it on a map, what is special about its highest point, what languages Argentinian people speak, and some other cool facts about this country.

Austria Facts: Lesson for Kids

3. Austria Facts: Lesson for Kids

Austria is a small country in Europe. This lesson will teach you about the official language of Austria and the kind of money used there, as well as some other neat facts about the country.

Bahamas Facts: Lesson for Kids

4. Bahamas Facts: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever wanted to take a trip to the Bahamas? In this lesson, take a virtual field trip to this island country and learn about its government, culture, and special features.

Bangladesh Facts: Lesson for Kids

5. Bangladesh Facts: Lesson for Kids

Bangladesh is a country on the southern part of the continent of Asia. Come learn about this tropical country, where to find it on a map, how big it is, what languages its residents speak, and some other interesting facts about Bangladesh.

Belgium Facts: Lesson for Kids

6. Belgium Facts: Lesson for Kids

Learn about the small European country of Belgium. Find out where it's located and what languages are spoken there, as well as some other cool facts involving popular treats like chocolate and waffles.

Bolivia Facts: Lesson for Kids

7. Bolivia Facts: Lesson for Kids

Bolivia is a country in South America that is completely surrounded by other countries. Come learn about Bolivia, where it can be found on a map, what is special about its capital, and some other cool facts about this country.

Bolivia's History: Lesson for Kids

8. Bolivia's History: Lesson for Kids

Lake Titicaca, megaliths and old silver mines can all be found in Bolivia! In this lesson, you will discover interesting facts and legends about the history of this country.

Costa Rica Facts: Lesson for Kids

9. Costa Rica Facts: Lesson for Kids

Costa Rica is a Central American country with beautiful landscapes and unique wildlife. In this lesson, explore the history, geography, and culture of this nation.

Ethiopia Facts: Lesson for Kids

10. Ethiopia Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we will learn about what it's like to live in ''tukuls'' and eat ''injera'' in Ethiopia, a country in the Horn of Africa. Let's take a look at the geography, climate, cultural heritage, government, symbols, and history of Ethiopia.

Facts about Egypt: Lesson for Kids

11. Facts about Egypt: Lesson for Kids

Pyramids, sand, and camels are all things that people may think of when they think of Egypt; but there is more to this country than what we see on television or in the movies. In this lesson, you will learn all about the geography, culture, history, and economics of Egypt.

Germany Facts: Lesson for Kids

12. Germany Facts: Lesson for Kids

Germany is a land of castles and fairy tales, but also a land of conflict and separation. Learn about the history of this country, the geography and climate, and the culture of its residents.

History of Argentina: Lesson for Kids

13. History of Argentina: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we'll explore Argentina, a country in South America. We will learn about Argentina's history, the people who first lived there, the silver mines that inspired the name Argentina and other interesting stories about this fascinating country.

History of Australia: Lesson for Kids

14. History of Australia: Lesson for Kids

Which continent is also its very own country? Australia of course! In this lesson you will learn about the history of Australia and the people that made it such a unique place.

History of Bangladesh: Lesson for Kids

15. History of Bangladesh: Lesson for Kids

This lesson focuses on the history of Bangladesh from being a part of the Mughal and the British Empires as well as a part of the nation of Pakistan to eventually seeking its independence in the 1970s.

History of Belgium: Lesson for Kids

16. History of Belgium: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we'll learn about the long history of Belgium. It is a small country, but has been fought over by many empires and countries such as the Romans, Franks, Spain, France, and Germany.

History of Germany: Lesson for Kids

17. History of Germany: Lesson for Kids

Germany went through many changes since World War II and was split into two countries. East Germany thrived while West Germany was left in ruins. Germany is now one of the most industrialized and technologically advanced countries in the world.

History of Iceland: Lesson for Kids

18. History of Iceland: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever thought about what it must have been like to live in Iceland at different points in history? Come and learn about Iceland's journey through time, starting with its earliest moments up until modern day.

History of Ireland: Lesson for Kids

19. History of Ireland: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you will learn about how Ireland survived famine, war, and Viking invasions to grow from an area inhabited by Stone Age tribes to a thriving independent country.

History of Italy: Lesson for Kids

20. History of Italy: Lesson for Kids

Have you heard the expression 'Rome wasn't built in a day'? In this lesson, you will learn interesting facts and details about the history of Italy, including Rome, the Renaissance and even the World Wars.

History of Pakistan: Lesson for Kids

21. History of Pakistan: Lesson for Kids

This lesson explores the history of Pakistan, focusing on the influence of a wide variety of cultures in the region, as well as its campaign for independence from Britain. The lesson also deals with some of the challenges it has faced since independence.

History of Sudan: Lesson for Kids

22. History of Sudan: Lesson for Kids

Find out what Lost Boys, pyramids and imperialism have to do with Sudan! In this lesson, you will learn interesting facts about this country's rich history.

History of Sweden: Lesson for Kids

23. History of Sweden: Lesson for Kids

Sweden has a history of Vikings, kings and queens. In this lesson you will learn interesting facts about the history of Sweden, including what makes it such a unique country.

History of Switzerland: Lesson for Kids

24. History of Switzerland: Lesson for Kids

Medieval castles, the Roman Empire and William Tell are just a few topics you will learn about in this lesson about Swiss history. Find out what makes Switzerland a unique country!

History of the United Kingdom: Lesson for Kids

25. History of the United Kingdom: Lesson for Kids

The United Kingdom has a long and interesting history. In this lesson, you will read about the history of the United Kingdom, which includes the Romans, rats and controlling one-quarter of the whole world at one time.

History of Ukraine: Lesson for Kids

26. History of Ukraine: Lesson for Kids

Humans have lived in Ukraine for tens of thousands of years, with rulers from faraway claiming the lands and its peoples fighting back to take it from them. Learn about the long history of Ukraine in this lesson.

Honduras Facts: Lesson for Kids

27. Honduras Facts: Lesson for Kids

Honduras is a country in Central America. This lesson will teach you about Honduras, where you can find it on a map, how its Mosquito Coast got its name, for whom its money is named, and some other cool facts about Honduras.

Iceland Facts: Lesson for Kids

28. Iceland Facts: Lesson for Kids

Iceland, a small island in the North Atlantic, is a magical place with lots of natural beauty. In this lesson you will read Vikings, volcanoes, elves and the Althingi.

Ireland Facts: Lesson for Kids

29. Ireland Facts: Lesson for Kids

Ireland is a small country off the coast of Great Britain. Explore Ireland's location, history, climate, and culture, and find out why they call Ireland the Emerald Isle.

Italy Facts: Lesson for Kids

30. Italy Facts: Lesson for Kids

Travel to Italy and go beyond pizza and pasta! In this lesson, learn about the history of this European country. Explore the geography, attractions, and culture of this famous peninsula!

Pakistan Facts: Lesson for Kids

31. Pakistan Facts: Lesson for Kids

Pakistan is a country in Asia located next to India. In this lesson, discover the history of Pakistan, and learn about its wildlife, culture, and people.

Panama Facts: Lesson for Kids

32. Panama Facts: Lesson for Kids

Panama is a country in Central America. This lesson will teach you about Panama, where you can find it on a map, its famous canal, and some other cool facts about this country.

Sudan Facts: Lesson for Kids

33. Sudan Facts: Lesson for Kids

Sudan is a country located in northeast Africa. It is a poor country and is known for its violent wars, but it is also the home of natural wonders and the Acacia senegal tree. Let's learn more about Sudan now.

Sweden Facts: Lesson for Kids

34. Sweden Facts: Lesson for Kids

Sweden is a country in Northern Europe that is famous for cars, singing and meatballs. In this lesson, you will read about Swedish wars, Eurovision and words in Swedish.

Switzerland Facts: Lesson for Kids

35. Switzerland Facts: Lesson for Kids

Switzerland is a beautiful country located in Europe. Learn all about this country's history, geography, climate and culture as we travel virtually to Switzerland!

Tanzania Facts: Lesson for Kids

36. Tanzania Facts: Lesson for Kids

There are many countries in Africa and Tanzania is one of them. Come learn about this African country, where to look for it on a map, how big it is, what languages the people who live there speak, and some other neat facts about Tanzania.

Thailand Facts: Lesson for Kids

37. Thailand Facts: Lesson for Kids

Thailand is a country located in central Asia. In this lesson, discover the history and cultural traditions of the Thai people. Learn about the geography and biodiversity of this beautiful nation.

Turkey Country Facts: Lesson for Kids

38. Turkey Country Facts: Lesson for Kids

Turkey is one of a few countries that is located on both the continents of Asia and Europe. Come learn about Turkey, where you can find it on a map, what the official language is, and some other cool facts about this country.

Uganda Facts: Lesson for Kids

39. Uganda Facts: Lesson for Kids

Uganda is one of many countries in Africa. This lesson will teach you about Uganda, what its official language is, where to find it on your map, what its capital city is, what job most Ugandans have, and some other neat facts about this country.

Ukraine Facts: Lesson for Kids

40. Ukraine Facts: Lesson for Kids

Many countries make up the continent of Europe, and Ukraine is one of them. Come learn about Ukraine, how big it is, where you can find it on the map, what kind of food its residents like to eat, and some other neat facts about this country.

United Kingdom Facts: Lesson for Kids

41. United Kingdom Facts: Lesson for Kids

The United Kingdom is a country that sits in the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea. It is an island that is part of Europe. It has a queen, but it also has a parliament. Learn about what makes up the United Kingdom.

Afghanistan Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

42. Afghanistan Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Afghanistan's people have suffered greatly because of violence and government problems. Read about the history of Afghanistan and learn some important facts in this lesson.

Brazil Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

43. Brazil Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Brazil is the largest country in South America. In this lesson, explore the history and geography of the country that is famous for its rainforests and Carnival celebrations!

Canada Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

44. Canada Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

In this lesson you will learn about the country of Canada. We'll learn about the history of Canada and the structure of its government. We will even explore the geography, climate, wildlife and the many natural resources that Canada has to offer.

Chile Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

45. Chile Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Chile is a country that runs north to south along the coastline of South America. It borders the Pacific Ocean on the west, and Bolivia and Argentina to the east.

China Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

46. China Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

China has a culture that dates back over 4,000 years, and is home to 1.3 billion people. In recent years the Chinese government has loosened some of its authoritarian rules, and now has one of the world's largest economies.

Colombia Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

47. Colombia Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

From the colibri to the tree frogs, Colombia is rich in plant and animal life. In this lesson, we'll look at how the rainforests and tropical climate make Colombia such a beautiful South American country to study.

Cuba Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

48. Cuba Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

South of Florida is Cuba, an island country that has been controlled by various groups throughout its history. From 1959 to 2008, one man named Fidel Castro controlled Cuba before handing control to his brother Ra`ul Castro, who currently runs the country.

Denmark Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

49. Denmark Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

Surrounded on most sides by water, Denmark is a small country in northern Europe that has been voted the happiest country on Earth. Read about this nation that has given us Legos, Vikings, fairy tales, Danish hot dogs and more.

Easter Island Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

50. Easter Island Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

There's an island in the Pacific where the ancient people built strange statues that no one can fully explain. Learn where Easter Island is found and what these statues look like. This lesson will help you to unravel the clues of this strange place.

Ecuador Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

51. Ecuador Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Ecuador is a small country in South America. This lesson will teach you about Ecuador's history, the different groups that have ruled it, how it became independent, and some other neat facts about this country.

Finland Facts: Lesson for Kids

52. Finland Facts: Lesson for Kids

There are many countries in Europe and Finland is one of them. Come learn about Finland, what it looks like, what its capital is, what languages are spoken, how big it is, and some other neat facts about this cool country.

France Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

53. France Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Are you curious about the land of the Eiffel Tower? In this lesson, learn about French history and discover some unique places and facts about this European country!

Ghana Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

54. Ghana Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

This lesson will teach you about the Republic of Ghana. We'll explore the history of the land and learn about the people, culture, and the rich resources of this country.

Greenland Facts: Lesson for Kids

55. Greenland Facts: Lesson for Kids

Greenland is one of the biggest countries in land but the smallest by populations. In this lesson, you will learn about Greenlandic life, Erik the Red, Denmark in Greenland and the Northern Lights.

Guatemala Facts: Lesson for Kids

56. Guatemala Facts: Lesson for Kids

Guatemala is a small country in Central America. This lesson will teach you about Guatemala, where to look on a map if you want to find it, what language you'll have to speak if you visit, and some other cool facts about this country.

Haiti Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

57. Haiti Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Haiti is an island nation with a rich cultural heritage. Yet it has seen its share of invasions, natural disasters and environmental destruction, helping to make it the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. In this lesson, we'll learn about the land, culture, and history of Haiti.

Holland Facts: Lesson for Kids

58. Holland Facts: Lesson for Kids

Holland is a European region with many unique features. In this lesson, explore the history, landscape, and culture of the region that is located inside the Netherlands' borders.

India Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

59. India Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

India is a country in Asia with a rich history and culture. In this lesson, explore the traditions of India, the biodiversity of the land, and the culture of people who live in this unique country.

Indonesia Facts: Lesson for Kids

60. Indonesia Facts: Lesson for Kids

Indonesia is a country on the continent of Asia. This lesson will teach you about Indonesia, where to look for it on a map, how big it is, how many islands make up this country, and some other cool facts about it.

Israel Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

61. Israel Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Israel is a small country with big ideas. In this lesson, you will read about the history of Israel, which shares the land with Palestinians, and learn about Hebrew, which is written backwards!

Jamaica Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

62. Jamaica Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean Sea. Jamaica has an interesting culture and lifestyle. Jamaica has a warm climate and is a major tourist destination for a beach vacation.

Japan Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

63. Japan Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

The history of Japan stretches over hundreds of years and includes different eras and rulers who have made the island country into the society that it is today. Learn about Japan's history in this lesson.

Kenya Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

64. Kenya Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Located in East Africa, Kenya has beautiful geography, rich culture, and an interesting history. In this lesson, we'll look at some of Kenya's most memorable qualities.

Lithuania Facts: Lesson for Kids

65. Lithuania Facts: Lesson for Kids

Lithuania is a small country in northern Europe. This lesson will teach you about Lithuania, what is special about the language they speak, where Lithuania is on a map, and some other neat facts about this tiny country.

Madagascar Facts: Lesson for Kids

66. Madagascar Facts: Lesson for Kids

Madagascar is an island nation that lies on the southeastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. Madagascar is famous for the special plants and animals that live there.

History of Madagascar: Lesson for Kids

67. History of Madagascar: Lesson for Kids

Madagascar is an island off the southeastern coast of Africa. Come learn about this country, the people who first lived there, why French is one of the languages spoken there, and some other interesting facts about Madagascar's history.

Malawi Facts: Lesson for Kids

68. Malawi Facts: Lesson for Kids

Malawi is a country in the southeastern part of Africa. This lesson will teach you about Malawi, where you can find it on a map, what kinds of food they eat, what languages people speak there, and some other cool facts about this country.

Morocco Facts: Lesson for Kids

69. Morocco Facts: Lesson for Kids

Morocco is a country in Northwest Africa. The only African country that sits on both the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean, its culture has been shaped by both Africa and Europe.

History of Morocco: Lesson for Kids

70. History of Morocco: Lesson for Kids

For 5000 years, humans have called the northwestern tip of Africa home. Today it's home to Morocco, but it's had a lot of different names and rulers. Learn about how people from Africa, Europe, and the Middle East influenced the history of Morocco.

Nepal Facts: Lesson for Kids

71. Nepal Facts: Lesson for Kids

Nepal is a small country in Asia. Come learn about this country, who its neighbors are on the map, its famous mountain range, what kind of money is used there, what languages the residents speak, and some other cool facts about Nepal.

Netherlands Facts: Lesson for Kids

72. Netherlands Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we'll learn about the main facts that define the Netherlands. It is a prosperous country with a deep history of fighting for its independence.

History of Netherlands: Lesson for Kids

73. History of Netherlands: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we'll learn about the major events that have shaped the country of the Netherlands. It is located in the Western part of Europe and has endured many rulers of various empires.

New Zealand Facts: Lesson for Kids

74. New Zealand Facts: Lesson for Kids

New Zealand is an island country that lies to the south east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean. In this lesson, learn some interesting facts about this country's people, animals and geography.

History of New Zealand: Lesson for Kids

75. History of New Zealand: Lesson for Kids

New Zealand has become famous in recent years as the filming location for movies from 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' series. But the real history of New Zealand is older and more fascinating than anything you'd see in the movies!

Nicaragua Facts: Lesson for Kids

76. Nicaragua Facts: Lesson for Kids

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, as well as one of the poorest. Learn about its geography, history, culture and major attractions that make it a special place.

Nigeria Facts: Lesson for Kids

77. Nigeria Facts: Lesson for Kids

Nigeria is one country on the large continent of Africa. Come learn about Nigeria, where you can find it on a map, how big it is, what the official language is, and some other neat facts about this African country.

History of Nigeria: Lesson for Kids

78. History of Nigeria: Lesson for Kids

Nigeria is a young country, gaining independence from Britain in 1960, which lead to civil war. Nigerians enjoyed a few years of democracy before rule by various military dictatorships. A dynamic political scene continues to this day.

North Korea Facts: Lesson for Kids

79. North Korea Facts: Lesson for Kids

North Korea was formed in 1945 with Kim Il Sung ruling the country at every level. After his death his son then grandson took control of the country. Kim Il Sung's family have worked to ensure that the people of North Korea know nothing beyond what they tell them.

Norway Facts: Lesson for Kids

80. Norway Facts: Lesson for Kids

Norway is country in Europe. With trees, fish and oil, Norway is one of the richest countries in the world. Learn about May 17, Norwegian clothes and how to count in Norwegian.

Peru Facts: Lesson for Kids

81. Peru Facts: Lesson for Kids

Peru is a country located in the western part of South America. In this lesson, learn about the nation's history and explore the climate and wildlife of the the three geographic regions that make up Peru.

History of Peru: Lesson for Kids

82. History of Peru: Lesson for Kids

Peru is a fascinating country with stories of lost cities, geoglphys and conquistadors! In this lesson you will learn about the history of Peru and what makes it so special.

Facts About the Philippines: Lesson for Kids

83. Facts About the Philippines: Lesson for Kids

The Philippines is an island country located in Asia. In this lesson, learn about the country's history, geography, wild plant and animal life, and culture.

History of Philippines: Lesson for Kids

84. History of Philippines: Lesson for Kids

Named after King Philip II of Spain, the Philippines was settled over 30,000 years ago. The Spanish lost control of the Philippines to the US at the end of the Spanish American War. The US then helped the Philippines become an independent country.

Poland Facts: Lesson for Kids

85. Poland Facts: Lesson for Kids

Poland is a country in central Europe. In this lesson, learn about the history and culture of Poland. Explore what the country's land looks like, its climate feels like, and what its special cuisine might taste like!

History of Poland: Lesson for Kids

86. History of Poland: Lesson for Kids

Poland is a European country that has had to fight hard for its independence. It has had some devastating events that changed its identity forever. In this lesson, you'll learn about the major events that have shaped Poland's history.

Portugal Facts: Lesson for Kids

87. Portugal Facts: Lesson for Kids

What European county has over 300 days of sunshine per year, over 1,000 miles of coastline, and the longest bridge in Europe? It's Portugal! In this lesson, discover the fascinating country of Portugal as you delve deep into its borders.

History of Portugal: Lesson for Kids

88. History of Portugal: Lesson for Kids

Learn about the history of Portugal, a small country on the Iberian Peninsula. Discover its rise and fall of power, the origins of its language, and its role in the European Union today.

Russia Facts: Lesson for Kids

89. Russia Facts: Lesson for Kids

Step aside for the largest country in the world: Russia! Come and learn about the geography, weather, government and culture of this unique country. There are many interesting facts to be learned.

History of Russia: Lesson for Kids

90. History of Russia: Lesson for Kids

Russia has been dominated by strong leaders throughout its history. From Ivan the IV to Vladimir Putin, these rulers have often expanded their power at the expense of the Russian people.

Scotland Facts: Lesson for Kids

91. Scotland Facts: Lesson for Kids

Scotland is one country found in Great Britain. Come learn about Scotland, where you can find it on a map, one of its very famous lakes, and some other cool facts about this country.

History of Scotland: Lesson for Kids

92. History of Scotland: Lesson for Kids

Scotland has a history rich with legends of noble families, kings, queens and even Vikings! Explore Scottish history in this lesson while learning about interesting facts and events.

Somalia Facts: Lesson for Kids

93. Somalia Facts: Lesson for Kids

Somalia is a country in Eastern Africa. It lies on the Indian Ocean and has been valued as a port for many landlocked countries in Africa. It has a troubled history of war and famine.

South Africa Facts: Lesson for Kids

94. South Africa Facts: Lesson for Kids

South Africa is a country on the continent of Africa. Come learn about this country, where to look for it on a map, what oceans you'll find on its coasts, what languages they speak, and some other neat facts about this nation.

History of South Africa: Lesson for Kids

95. History of South Africa: Lesson for Kids

Humans have inhabited the land of South Africa for hundreds of thousands of years, but the official country of South Africa came into being just fifty years ago. Learn about how people from all over the world came to make it the country it is today.

South America Facts: Lesson for Kids

96. South America Facts: Lesson for Kids

Picture a rainforest in your mind with its high trees, chirping birds, and chattering monkeys. You could be picturing the Amazon Rainforest in South America! This is just one of many beautiful places to visit on this continent. This lesson will tell you many of the interesting facts about South America.

South Carolina Facts: Lesson for Kids

97. South Carolina Facts: Lesson for Kids

South Carolina is a state of varied geography and wildlife, and many people find it very beautiful and enjoyable. Learn more about this state located in the southeastern part of the United States.

South Korea Facts: Lesson for Kids

98. South Korea Facts: Lesson for Kids

Let's travel across the continent of Asia together to the Republic of Korea, or South Korea. We can study the weather, the people, the industry, the currency and the food. Let's get started!

Spain Facts: Lesson for Kids

99. Spain Facts: Lesson for Kids

Let's learn some facts about Spain! It is a beautiful country located in southwestern Europe. The people and culture of Spain are unique and vivid. It's possible that your life has been influenced by Spain and you didn't even know.

History of Spain: Lesson for Kids

100. History of Spain: Lesson for Kids

Spain has a rich history, full of kings and queens, empires, and various cultures. Let's learn about the history of Spain and find out more about the stories Spain has to tell.

Sri Lanka Facts: Lesson for Kids

101. Sri Lanka Facts: Lesson for Kids

Sri Lanka is a small island country in Asia. This lesson will teach you about Sri Lanka, where you can find it on the map, how it got one of its nicknames, what languages are spoken there, and some other cool facts about this tiny nation.

Venezuela Facts: Lesson for Kids

102. Venezuela Facts: Lesson for Kids

The South American country of Venezuela is filled with diverse sites and people. In this lesson, learn about the history of the country, and find out about its geography, climate and landmarks.

History of Venezuela: Lesson for Kids

103. History of Venezuela: Lesson for Kids

Find out about the country Columbus discovered on his third trip to the Americas. In this lesson, you will learn fascinating facts about the history of Venezuela.

Vietnam Facts: Lesson for Kids

104. Vietnam Facts: Lesson for Kids

Vietnam is a country in Southern Asia. Vietnam recently achieved independence in 1975 after hundreds of years of being controlled by other countries. As a young country, it is still struggling to establish a successful government and economy.

History of Vietnam: Lesson for Kids

105. History of Vietnam: Lesson for Kids

Vietnam's struggle to achieve independence has taken hundreds of years. China, France, and the United States all tried to invade and control Vietnam, while the Vietnamese people have fought against these foreign invaders.

Zimbabwe Facts: Lesson for Kids

106. Zimbabwe Facts: Lesson for Kids

Zimbabwe is a country on the continent of Africa. Come learn about Zimbabwe, what languages they speak there, where in Africa you can find the country, what its capital city is, and some other cool facts about this nation.

History of Zimbabwe: Lesson for Kids

107. History of Zimbabwe: Lesson for Kids

Which of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World can be found in Zimbabwe? In this lesson we will explore the interesting, and sometimes heartbreaking, history of Africa's Zimbabwe.

England Facts: Lesson for Kids

108. England Facts: Lesson for Kids

England is a small nation on the continent of Europe. This lesson will teach you about England, where you can find it on a map, what country it is part of, how it got its name, and some other neat facts about it.

Iran Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

109. Iran Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you lived in Iran? Come and learn interesting facts about Iran and its geography, and find a brief summary of its history.

Iraq Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

110. Iraq Lesson for Kids: History & Facts

Can you imagine what it would be like to live in Iraq? Come and learn about its history from the early years to the 21st century, as well as the geography and culture.

Dominican Republic Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

111. Dominican Republic Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

Known for its tropical climate and relaxed atmosphere, the Dominican Republic has a rich history. Keep reading to learn about the culture and political past of this island state.

Research Stations in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids

112. Research Stations in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids

Antarctica is a cold and icy continent at the bottom of the world; however, many scientists and other people choose to live and work there in research stations. This lesson will explore how and why they do it.

Tourism in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids

113. Tourism in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids

Antarctica is a unique destination for many tourists and the number of visitors to the continent grows each year. This lesson will explore why tourists go to Antarctica, how they get there, and the dangers of too much tourism on the continent.

Scientific Research in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids

114. Scientific Research in Antarctica: Lesson for Kids

Antarctica is a very large continent, but it is still a mystery to most people. Many scientists go down there every year to do scientific research. This lesson will explore some of the important work that they do.

South African Flag Lesson for Kids: Colors & Meaning

115. South African Flag Lesson for Kids: Colors & Meaning

Did you know that the South African flag is one of the most colorful flags in the world? Come and learn about how this flag came to be, and explore the meaning of its colors and the symbolism behind its design.

Slavery in Jamaica Lesson for Kids

116. Slavery in Jamaica Lesson for Kids

When Spanish and British colonists settled on the island of Jamaica, they brought slavery with them. This lesson will teach you about these slaves, where they came from and when slavery was eventually outlawed.

Life & Culture of Jamaica Lesson for Kids

117. Life & Culture of Jamaica Lesson for Kids

What do you know about Jamaica? In this lesson, you'll learn about the origins of the country, the languages spoken there, and some cultural traditions like the Junkanoo parade.

Christmas Traditions in Jamaica Lesson for Kids

118. Christmas Traditions in Jamaica Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, find how the Caribbean country of Jamaica celebrates Christmas. Learn about some very special traditions that are different from the ones we have in America.

Syrian Civil War Lesson for Kids: Facts & Summary

119. Syrian Civil War Lesson for Kids: Facts & Summary

The Syrian Civil War has been the most deadly conflict of the 21st century, drawing in many different nations to fight over control of the Middle Eastern nation. Learn about the origins and the expansion of the war in this lesson.

Rwandan Genocide Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts

120. Rwandan Genocide Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts

In the 1990s, one group of Rwandan people attacked and killed members of another group. Come learn about this attack, how many people were killed, why it happened and how it finally ended.

Rwanda Lesson for Kids: History, Facts & Information

121. Rwanda Lesson for Kids: History, Facts & Information

Rwanda has a long and interesting history, stretching back to at least 700 BC. Modern Rwanda has been ruled by other countries and scarred by a civil war and genocide, which you'll learn about in this lesson.

Rwandan Civil War Lesson for Kids

122. Rwandan Civil War Lesson for Kids

The Rwandan Civil War occurred in one of the smallest and poorest countries on the continent of Africa. This lesson will explain who was involved, why the war started, and discuss events that occurred during the war.

Sudanese Civil War Lesson for Kids

123. Sudanese Civil War Lesson for Kids

Sudan has been in a civil war for about 50 years. Two civil wars and the formation of one of the world's newest countries still hasn't prevented more fighting. In this lesson, we will learn about some of the causes of the wars in Sudan.

Sudanese Culture Lesson for Kids

124. Sudanese Culture Lesson for Kids

Sudanese culture is rich with traditions and rituals that make this African country unique. In this lesson, discover how Sudanese people live, eat, and celebrate.

South Sudan Facts Lesson for Kids

125. South Sudan Facts Lesson for Kids

South Sudan is a country in Africa. This lesson will teach you about this country, where to find it on a map, what life is like there and some other interesting facts about this African country.

Yugoslavian Civil War Lesson for Kids

126. Yugoslavian Civil War Lesson for Kids

From 1991 to 1999, the area of southeastern Europe known as Yugoslavia was torn apart by civil war, resulting in the formation of totally new countries. Learn about the outbreak of fighting and the legacy of the conflict in this lesson.

Yugoslavia Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

127. Yugoslavia Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

Until 1992, the map of Europe looked very different from the one we know today. In this lesson, we will learn a little bit about one of these European countries isn't on the map anymore: Yugoslavia, which existed in southeastern Europe from 1918 to 2003.

South American Culture Lesson for Kids

128. South American Culture Lesson for Kids

Is there a single South American culture? In this lesson, we will try to answer that question by exploring some of the cultural traditions that make this diverse part of the world so special.

Mexican Independence Day Lesson for Kids: Facts, History & Celebration

129. Mexican Independence Day Lesson for Kids: Facts, History & Celebration

This lesson is about Mexican Independence Day, one of Mexico's national holidays. You will learn about the history of this holiday and the ways it is celebrated by Mexicans all over the world.

Mexican War of Independence Lesson for Kids

130. Mexican War of Independence Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, find out how New Spain became the Mexican Empire. Learn how Mexico was affected by different events around the world and what happened during the Mexican War of Independence.

Independence Hall Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

131. Independence Hall Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

Most countries have some landmarks they are proud of. It may be the Eiffel Tower in France, the Kremlin in Russia, or the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil. In the United States, one of the landmarks is Independence Hall.

Texas Declaration of Independence Lesson for Kids

132. Texas Declaration of Independence Lesson for Kids

Did you know Texas was a country before it was a state in the United States? This freedom didn't come easy, but they were able to make a declaration of Independence from Mexico. Let's learn about how they did it.

Texas Independence Day Lesson for Kids

133. Texas Independence Day Lesson for Kids

Texans take a lot of pride in the fact that their state was once its own country for about ten years. However, breaking free from Mexico didn't come easy - the day they did is known as Texas Independence Day, which you'll learn about in this lesson.

Israeli Independence Day Lesson for Kids

134. Israeli Independence Day Lesson for Kids

If your people were able to return to their homeland after being removed from it, what would you do? Celebrate! In this lesson discover why Israel celebrates an Independence Day and what events take place on this yearly occasion.

Indian Independence Movement Lesson for Kids

135. Indian Independence Movement Lesson for Kids

India wasn't always an independent country. It used to be a colony ruled by the British Empire. Learn about the Indian independence movement, including the Indian National Congress and one of its most famous leaders, Mohandas Gandhi.

Indian Independence Day Lesson for Kids

136. Indian Independence Day Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, discover how Indian Independence Day is celebrated in India. Find out what unique traditions are popular and how children enjoy this day.

Irish War of Independence Lesson for Kids

137. Irish War of Independence Lesson for Kids

The citizens of Ireland fought long and hard to gain independence from the British monarchy. They fought the Irish War of Independence, but was it successful? Let's see if this war would finally give them what they wanted.

Scottish Wars of Independence Lesson for Kids

138. Scottish Wars of Independence Lesson for Kids

For more than 40 years, Scotland fought against neighboring England in order to become independent. Learn about the origins of this conflict and how Scotland finally became a free nation in this lesson.

Brazilian Flag Meaning: Lesson for Kids

139. Brazilian Flag Meaning: Lesson for Kids

The country of Brazil has a beautiful flag. In this lesson, discover what the different colors and pictures symbolize, and what constellations are on the flag.

Samoa Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

140. Samoa Lesson for Kids: Facts & History

The tiny island nation of Samoa is famous as a tropical vacation spot, but it's much more than nice beaches and palm trees. In this lesson, learn about the history of Samoa and how it has become a member of the world community today.

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