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How are CultureGrams used for educational purposes?

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CultureGrams online database provides schools and libraries with access to more than 200 cultural reports, thousands of photos, interviews with international citizens and data tables for comparing countries. Students can purchase individual CultureGrams reports on specific countries or states for academic resource material.

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CultureGrams provides up-to-date, reliable information on over 200 countries and all U.S. states and Canadian provinces and territories. Cultural reports written for junior high and high school students include information on geography, climate, history, diet and customs, such as greetings and clothing. Reports aimed for upper elementary students offer similar information in a kid-friendly format emphasizing fun facts and the life of children in various countries. U.S. and Canadian cultural reports, also written for upper elementary students, focus on the diversity and history of each state or province.

Schools, libraries and organizations purchasing access to the CultureGrams online database have access to all this information as well as unlimited printing rights. The material supplements social studies, history, geography and foreign language classes. The database provides slideshows and videos, recipes, maps, biographies and timelines suitable for classroom lessons. Teachers and students can also use CultureGrams charts and data tables to develop their own academic reports. CultureGrams offers remote access and an advanced search function.

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