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around the world tour
Around the World Tour

Join Pierce Middle School for a vacation to the Wonders of the World.

Travel is one of life’s great opportunities to expand our understanding of the countries and people who make up our world.

TOUR DIRECTOR

MRS. KATRAK - GEOGRAPHY

CLICK ARROW TO START TOUR.

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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.

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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.

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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 India’s and the world’s most beautiful tomb.

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CATHEDRAL OF ST. BASIL

STATUE OF LIBERTY

RUSSIA, EUROPE/ASIA

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 world’s best know symbol of democracy.

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EIFFEL TOWER

GOLDEN PAVILION

FRANCE, EUROPE

JAPAN, ASIA

This is a significant ECONOMIC feature because it is the world’s tallest man-made structure and a tourist site.

This is a significant feature of Japan because of the style and beauty of its architecture.

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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.

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1. The Pyramids in Egypt teach us how rulers were___________?

  • Educated
  • Lived (house)
  • Buried
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Great Answer

The ancient Pyramids of Egypt teaches us how the rulers of Egypt were once buried.

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Excellent Choice

The Sydney Opera House in Australia is the major home to the performing arts, such as plays, operas, ballets, and symphonies.

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3. The Coliseum was used for which reason?

  • Gladiatorial Combat
  • Football
  • Plays
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Right Again !

The Coliseum was used for gladiatorial combat in Rome, Italy.

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4. The Eiffel Tower is the world’s tallest man-made structure in the world. What famous city is it located in?

  • London
  • Cairo
  • Paris
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GOOD JOB

The Eiffel Tower which is the world’s tallest man-made structure is located in Paris, France.

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5. Machu Picchu was lost to mankind for hundreds of years. It is a Cultural feature because it was the center of __________ culture.

  • Cherokee
  • Inca
  • Hindu
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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.

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I am Smiling

The Taj Mahal which is located in India and is the world’s most beautiful tomb.

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7. What monument is the best known symbol of democracy?

  • Tower Bridge
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Parthenon
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You hit the Target

The Statue of Liberty is the best known symbol of democracy in the USA.

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8. Which monument is found in Japan and is noted for its beautiful architecture?

  • Mayan Temples
  • Forbidden City
  • Golden Pavilion
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It Rings True

The Golden Pavilion is a significant Cultural feature of Japan because it depicts Buddha, the prophet of Buddhism.

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9. The Cathedral of St. Basil was once a church and is now a Museum in Russia. It is noted for its __________.

  • Onion Domes
  • Windows
  • Altar
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You Are Correct

The Cathedral of St. Basil is a favorite tourist site in Russia due to its uniquely shaped and patterned onion domes.

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10. What is the largest man-made barrier in the world?

  • Machu Picchu
  • Taj Mahal
  • Great Wall of China
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Journey Over

The Great Wall of China is the world’s largest man-made barrier.