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  • 1.WONDERS OF THE WORLD Nancy Katrak

2. TOUR DIRECTOR MRS. KATRAK - GEOGRAPHY Around the World Tour Join Pierce Middle School for a vacation to the Wonders of the World. Travel is one of lifes great opportunities to expand our understanding of the countries and people who make up our world. CLICK ARROW TO START TOUR. 3. WONDERS OF THE WORLD GREAT WALL OF CHINA MACHU PICCHU CHINA, ASIA PERU, SOUTH AMERICA This is a significant HISTORIC feature because it is the greatest man-made barrier in the world. This is a significant CULTURAL feature because it was the center of Inca culture in Peru. 4. SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA EGYPT, AFRICA This is a significant CULTURAL feature because it acts as a major home to the performing arts in Australia. This is a significant CULTURAL feature because it teaches us how rulers were buried in ancient Egypt. 5. COLISEUM TAJ MAHAL ITALY, EUROPE INDIA, ASIA This is a significant CULTURAL feature of Italy because it was used for gladiatorial combat in Rome. This is a significant CULTURAL feature because it is Indias and the worlds most beautiful tomb. 6. CATHEDRAL OF ST. BASIL RUSSIA, EUROPE/ASIA STATUE OF LIBERTY UNITED STATES, NORTH AMERICA This is a significant ECONOMIC feature because it is a favorite tourist site in Russia due to its uniquely shaped and patterned onion domes. This is a significant POLITICAL feature of the USA because it is the worlds best know symbol of democracy. 7. EIFFEL TOWER GOLDEN PAVILION FRANCE, EUROPE JAPAN, ASIA This is a significant ECONOMIC feature because it is the worlds tallest man-made structure and a tourist site. This is a significant feature of Japan because of the style and beauty of its architecture. 8. WONDERS OF THE WORLD REVIEW EIFFEL TOWER TAJ MAHAL SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT COLISEUM CATHEDRAL OF ST. BASIL MACHU PICCHU GREAT WALL OF CHINA STATUE OF LIBERTY GOLDEN PAVILION TO REVIEW THE MANY WONDERS THAT WE HAVE VISITED CLICK ARROW. 9. 1. The Pyramids in Egypt teach us how rulers were___________? A. Educated B. Lived (house) C. Buried 10. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 11. Great Answer The ancient Pyramids of Egypt teaches us how the rulers of Egypt were once buried. 12. 2. Sydney Opera House in Australia is the major home to the ___________? A. Soccer Team B. Government C. Arts 13. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 14. Excellent Choice The Sydney Opera House in Australia is the major home to the performing arts, such as plays, operas, ballets, and symphonies. 15. 3. The Coliseum was used for which reason? A. Gladiatorial Combat B. Football C. Plays 16. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 17. Right Again ! The Coliseum was used for gladiatorial combat in Rome, Italy. 18. 4. The Eiffel Tower is the worlds tallest man-made structure in the world. What famous city is it located in? A. London B. Cairo C. Paris 19. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 20. The Eiffel Tower which is the worlds tallest man-made structure is located in Paris, France. GOOD JOB 21. 5. Machu Picchu was lost to mankind for hundreds of years. It is a Cultural feature because it was the center of __________ culture. A. Cherokee B. Inca C. Hindu 22. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 23. You are Correct Machu Picchu was lost to mankind for hundreds of years. It is a Cultural feature because it was the center of Inca culture. 24. 6. The Taj Mahal is the worlds most beautiful ___________? A. Tomb B. Palace C. Business 25. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 26. I am Smiling The Taj Mahal which is located in India and is the worlds most beautiful tomb. 27. 7. What monument is the best known symbol of democracy? A. Tower Bridge B. Statue of Liberty C. Parthenon 28. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 29. You hit the Target The Statue of Liberty is the best known symbol of democracy in the USA. 30. 8. Which monument is found in Japan and is noted for its beautiful architecture? A. Mayan Temples B. Forbidden City C. Golden Pavilion 31. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 32. It Rings True The Golden Pavilion is a significant Cultural feature of Japan because it depicts Buddha, the prophet of Buddhism. 33. 9. The Cathedral of St. Basil was once a church and is now a Museum in Russia. It is noted for its __________. A. Onion Domes B. Windows C. Altar 34. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 35. You Are Correct The Cathedral of St. Basil is a favorite tourist site in Russia due to its uniquely shaped and patterned onion domes. 36. 10. What is the largest man-made barrier in the world? A. Machu Picchu B. Taj Mahal C. Great Wall of China 37. SORRY WRONG ANSWER Please click here to return to the question. Try Again! 38. Journey Over The Great Wall of China is the worlds largest man-made barrier. 39. We hope that you have enjoyed your vacation visiting the Wonders of the World.