SCOTLAND & GREAT BRITAIN • Scotland is 1 of 4 countries in the United Kingdom • Population: 5.2 million • Capital city: Edinburgh
ANIMALS IN SCOTLAND • Highland Cows • Red Squirrels • Bottlenose Dolphins • Deer
THE LOCHNESS MONSTER (´Nessie´) • Famous, mysterious creature which is thought to live in Loch Ness (Inverness, Scotland) • First spotted in 565AD • Thousands of recorded sightings • Many believers and Non-believers
THE THISTLE • The national flower of Scotland • Can grow to 5´ high • The legend of the flower… • Now a national emblem and the mascot of the 2014 Commonwealth Games
THE SALTIRE • St. Andrew´s Cross • National Patron Saint • Saint´s Day: 30th November • Oldest national flag in Europe (832AD)
THE (INFAMOUS) SCOTTISH WEATHER One day in Scotland can be…
And then sunny, again !
THE 4 SEASONS IN SCOTLAND What do you think the Scottish weather is like (generally) in...
GLASGOW • Largest city in Scotland • Population : 600,000+ • Historically very industrial • Inventors – TV, Penicillin, IRN BRU • Shopping capital of Europe
GLASGOW SPORT: • Host city of the 2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES • Clyde, mascot of the Games • Home of many football teams including CELTICand RANGERS
SCOTTISH ROYALTY & RELIGION Mary, Queen of Scots • Last queen of Scotland • Last Catholic monarch in the UK Scotland is a protestant country The head of the Church of Scotland is the monarch – Queen Elizabeth II
SCOTTISH HIGHLAND DANCING & CEILIDH DANCING http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjWPwnDZ6vc&feature=youtube_gdata_player http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JpymZZxQ0E&feature=youtube_gdata
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