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Let’s Learn About Scotland
Shelega Margarita 11-B
Where is Scotland?
Map of Scotland
A Few Facts About Scotland
The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh.
The money used is called the pound sterling.
The population of Scotland is 4,996,000.
The language spoken is English.
Scotland is part of the United Kingdom.
Let’s Visit Some Important Cities in Scotland
Edinburgh is the capital city.
Famous Sights in Scotland
Stirling Castle is from medieval times and is near Edinburgh.
It is open to visitors.
Famous Castles and Historic Houses
Ancient Stones of Scotland
What Scottish Kids Do
Scottish kids enjoy many sports. They play football, soccer, rugby, squash and golf.
They like to bicycle, hike and fish in the summer. In the winter they ski and sled.
Scotland’s Important People
Alexander Graham Bell - inventor of the telephone
Andrew Carnegie -came to the U.S. and made a fortune in the iron and steel business. He gave money to build many of our libraries.
Sean Connery - an actor who starred the in the first James Bond movies.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - the author of Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
Sheena Easton - famous pop singer
Karen Gillan – actress
Captain Kidd - a famous pirate
John Muir -founded our U.S. National Park system
Robert Louis Stevenson - author of Treasure Island
Scotland is famous for…
Haggis- a food made from the organs of sheep and oatmeal.
Kilts - traditional Scottish woolen cloth costume with a tartan or plaid pattern. This is a skirt that men wear.
Bagpipers - people who play the bagpipes, a traditional Scottish instrument
Scots celebrate many holidays.
Scottish families are called clans and each clan has a special plaid to show what their family is. These are the plaids on their kilts.
What Scots Like to Eat