What is CultureGrams

CultureGrams Online Database links users to all CultureGrams editions, including World, Kids, Provinces, and States material, in an interface that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. CultureGrams provides country reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Individual reports covering 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces, are written and reviewed by in-country experts and are updated as new information becomes available.

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  • World Edition contains reports on more than 200 countries and cultures, focusing on twenty-five categories including history, personal appearance, gestures, family, economy, and more.

    • Statistical tables and an extensive glossary make the World Edition perfect for student projects, research, and more.

  • Kids Edition is a collection of country reports that teaches upper elementary-aged children more about the world around them.

    • Each report is an indispensable resource of up-to-date, engaging cultural information, complete with images, historical timeline, fun facts, and sections on history, population, "life as a kid," and more.

  • States Edition features colorful, easy-to-read state reports that help upper elementary-aged students understand the diversity and history of each U.S. state and the District of Columbia./>

    • Each report includes maps, flags, state symbols, plus sections on history, economy, geography, population, and more.

  • Provinces Edition contains kid-friendly reports on all 13 Canadian provinces and territories.

    • Each report includes images, maps, flags, and symbols, plus sections on history, economy, geography, population, and much more.

  • Unlimited printing rights

  • Exclusive online features:

    • worldwide photo gallery

    • slideshows, video clips

    • famous people collection

    • Faces of the World interviews

    • a unique recipe collection that offers five homegrown recipes from all countries in the database.

  • Sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective.

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