Volume 5 Issue 7
February 1999

Web Sites

Theme Related

China Free Markets or Farmer's Markets
http://www.saturdaymarket.com/chinaveg/intro.htm

Hear Chinese Spoken
http://chinapage.com/sound/far2.wav

Lean about an endangered species--The Panda
http://www.schoolworld.asn.au/species/panda.html

Take a virtual citywalk in Shanghai
http://shanghai.muzi.net/

Traditional Chinese Culture in Taiwan
http://la.roc-taiwan.org/info/culture/culture.html

Chinese Alphabet
http://www.karate1.com/alphabet/alphabet.htm

Animated Chinese Characters
http://www.ocrat.com/ocrat/chargif/

Chinese Pictographs--takes a long time to load, but interesting
http://www.zhongwen.com/wen.htm

ABACUS

This site shows the Chinese, Japanese, and Aztec abacuses (abacii?)

LEGO Abacus
http://www.ee.ryerson.ca:8080/~elf/abacus/lego/

Here is a site with many different sorobans (learned at this site that "soroban" is Chinese for "abacus")
http://www.quia.com/custom/2main.html

Quia.com - Create your own learning activities!
http://www.quia.com

General site for Chinese Culture with links to several cultural pages, including abacus use
http://ubik.virtual-pc.com/sapienti/abacus01.htm

The Modern Chinese Abacus
http://users.hunterlink.net.au/%7Edemmm/abacus/abacus.html

A working Chinese Abacus
http://www.accent.co.uk/chinabacus.html

Check out this site as a source for a free downloadable "shareware" 30-day trial of Mah Jong:
http://www.mahjongg.com/

GAMES OF THE ORIENT
http://chineseculture.tqn.com/msub60.htm

CHINESE NEW YEAR
http://www.educ.uvic.ca/faculty/mroth/438/CHINA/chinese_new_year.html

CHINESE PAPERCUTS
http://www.isaacnet.com/culture/papercut.htm

HANDYMAN

Leaky Faucets

http://www.hometime.com/projects/howto/plumbing/pc2plm8.htm


Hidden Leaks
http://www.handymanjim.com/hid.html

How Stuff Works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/

Webelos
Build a bridge on-line
http://www.bechtel.com/buildingMinds/spanGame.html


Anatomy of a bridge inspection
http://www.bh-ba.com/bridge.html

Build a bridge
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bridge/build.html



Leader Tips:

http://geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/3797/leader.htm

Randy's excellent sites
Scout History Page:
http://members.aol.com/randywoo/bsahis/
Ultimate Pinewood Derby Site
http://members.aol.com/randywoo/pine/

Barb S. has done it again--she has put together a list of free web page storage
http://www.creighton.edu/~bsteph/pack114/library/freepgs.html

A contest for your school's benefit
http://www.kidzup.com/
Click on the contest button.

Just for Fun
Cyber Air Park--Chicago O'Hare
http://www.cyberair.com/audio/chiapp/

Kite Aerial Photography
http://www-archfp.ced.berkeley.edu/kap/

U.S. Kids Compute
http://www.uskidscompute.com/

Resources
The scouting graphics for all levels of scouting are available on line at
http://usscouts.org/library.html

Materials found in Baloo's Bugle may be used by Scouters for Scouting activities provided that USSSP, Baloo's Bugle and the original contributors are cited as the source of the material.




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