The Nations Online Project – is, among other things, a more or less objective guide to the world, a statement for the peaceful, nonviolent coexistence of nations. A statement in favor of cultural diversity and the free flow of information and knowledge across national, cultural and religious boundaries.
Nations Online Project is a pioneer in providing information about countries. It is actually as old as Google, and older than Wikipedia.
New updates to:
Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre
There are more than 150 topics in your Australia / New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre subscription, helping you to critically analyse multiple sides of a current / controversial issue, and develop persuasive essay writing skills.
This quarterly update includes the following new topics:
Australian Jihadists in Iraq
Constitutional Recognition for Aboriginals
Corporate Tax Rate
Education & Aboriginals
Effect of Mobile Devices on Personal Relationships
FIFO Workers in the Mining Industry
Journalist Peter Greste Jailed in Egypt
Nuclear Cooperation between Australia & India
All topics contain four essays written by subject experts from Australia or New Zealand, with a balance of materials from all viewpoints, overviews, arguments, and opposing ideas.
The Library is now able to offer students and staff access to an excellent searchable database of country and cultural information. It is called AtoZ World Culture and it offers comprehensive up-to-date information on over 170 countries from all parts of the globe. You can access an incredible wealth of information on any of these countries from population information right through to music, art, festivals, holidays…
You will need a username and password to access the site, please ask your Homeroom Teacher for this. Soon, access directly from the Cabra Libraries page will be available on the Cabra Intranet.
This useful site provides an enormous range of time and date related resources. You can see what time it is in other cities around the world, calculate what day of the week your birthday will be next year, view the phases of the moon, download apps….
Flag Detective is a really useful and fun site that allows you to identify any flag by it’s image or conversely find the right flag for any country and many organisations such as the United Nations etc.