Things to Know
Federal Republic of Germany
Germany is a federal republic.
Germany is located in Central Europe.
Capitol City - Berlin
The Brandenburg Gate is the most well known monument in Berlin.
Rail map of Germany
Currency of Germany-Euro
Try some German phrases.
Germany for Kids
Created by the German Information Center in Washington the website depicts the everyday life of a regular German boy - find information on everything from food to music to German celebrities and download a " Get To Know Germany" coloring book.
Creature Feature-Brown Bears
With the vast tracts of forest and mountians there is a variety of wildlife in Germany. Some varieties are: deer, quail, pheasant, chamois, wild boars, bears, wolfs, and hares.
Warm summers and cold winters.
Rhine River Valley
One of Germany's longest and most important river.
There are lowlands in the north, uplands in the center, and the Bavarian Alps in south.
German environment-History for Kids
The predominat trees in the Black Forest are: pine, beech, spruce trees, and oak. The name Black Forest decribes the dark firs and pines that cover the mountainous region in Germany. Many fairy tales originated in the valleys and heights of Germany's Black Forest. Black Forest Photos
In 1492 this famous German map-maker made the first globe.
Nobel prize physicist
Martin Luther-PBS The Reluctant Revolutionary
Grimm Fairy Tales, History, Facts and More
at National Geographic.
Grimm Fairy Tales
Read and hear animated stories, games, coloring pages, and more.
Berlioz the Bear lesson-Jan Brett's website.
German Flag and Map
Koenig: The Sphere
Scherenschnitte comes from the German words for "scissor cuts." It is the beautiful art of cutting paper designs.
Scherenschnitte style drawing
Build a Medieval Castle
Simple Recipes for Great-Tasting German Food
Rhine River Valley Wallpaper
Luther-Translated Bible, Eisenach, Germany, 1983 Wallpape
Two famous German composers both born in 1685.
George Frideric Handel
Learn about Handel, hear the music of Handel, and download an activity sheet.
George Frideric Handel Word Search
Johann Sebastian Bach
Learn about Back and hear his music.
Johann Sebastian Bach: Word Search
See Also: German Christmas
Germany Photos at National Geographic
Rhine River Castles
Castles Along the Rhein River
In The Spotlight-Germany at National Geographic Kids
Facts, photos, and more.
Ancient Germany at History for Kids
World War I: Trenches On the Web
Berlin Wall Online
One of the most horrifying events in history.
Learn about who Anne Frank was.
1986 Nobel Peace Prize Winner.
Tells how Schindler changed his way of thinking and the people he saved.
Voices of the Holocaust
Survivors tell their horrible stories.
The History Place-Holocaust Timeline t
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum