European Bingo Game Part 2


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European Bingo Game Part 2

  • You will need:
    • Printing out cards for bingo (map on one side, pictures on the other)
    • Printing out cards to place on it (Picture on one side, info on the other)
    • Optional: tokens
  • How to play:
    • Pick a bingo card to put together
    • Pick level of difficulty: you can either place it with pictures side up, or map side up and guess if the cards that you are drawing belongs to you
    • Mix the cards with descriptions and place them in some little bag (or cover them, to avoid seeing the picture of the next item right away)
    • Draw the cards one by one and the one who has it on his bingo places a token on this item.
    • If you can name a fact about the card, get another token
    • The one to get all spaces filled and who has the most tokens at the end of the game – wins!
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • (capital: London) island country on the North Europe,
  • Consists of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
  • Constitutional monarchy
  • Windsor Castle: world’s oldest royal residence still used
  • English LOVE tea: drink more then any other nation!
  • Medieval England courts tried and punished even animals
  • London Eye: world’s tallest observation wheel, 30 min/rotat.
  • Landmark: Big Ben
  • 316ft tall clock tower of Britain’s Houses of Parliament in Westminister, London
  • World’s largest 4-faced, chiming clock; built in 1858
  • Big Ben refers to the clock, it is actually the name of 16 ton bell.
  • Tower is St. Stephen’s Tower.
  • The tower is designed in the Gothic revival style by Charles Barry; clock by Augustus Pugin
  • New Year is celebrated around Big Ben; TVs transmit the bell
  • United Kingdom
  • Shakespeare
  • baptized 4/26/1564 died 4/23/1616
  • English poet and playwright, regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist
  • Called “national poet” or “Bard of Avon”, born in Stradford-Avon
  • Most known work produced 1589-1613: Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, Romeo & Juliet, etc.
  • Built & performed at 2 Globe Theatres, with only men-actors
  • No portrait painted while S lived
  • United Kingdom
  • Loch Ness
  • Large, deep, freshwater lake in Scottish Highlands (rugged, mountainous region of Scotland)
  • Scotland has 6002m of lakes
  • 2nd largest lake (loch) & the most famous due to mysterious monster lurking in its depth
  • Most frequent speculation: its a long-surviving plesiosaurus’ line
  • 1933: emerges anecdotal news
  • Scientists regard it modern-day myth; sightings - hoaxes & wishful thinking.
  • United Kingdom
  • Animal: European Robin
  • (Erithacus rebecula) is a European small perching bird
  • Not related to American robin!
  • Have a lovely warm, warble with melodic rippling of notes
  • Notoriously territorial
  • Prominent in British folklore: stained his breast singing to Christ’s to ease pain on a cross
  • Often on Christmas cards: possibly, because of UK red-breasted postman’s uniform
  • Unofficial national bird of UK
  • United Kingdom
  • Bagpipe
  • Wind instrument played by blowing air into a pipe leading to the windbag. Air is squeezed from the bag into reed pipes.
  • Most recognized symbol of Scottish culture, although existed since ancient in other’s
  • Made of sheepskin or a cow's stomach & a few hollow stalks
  • By 16th century: Scottish clans established hereditary pipers
  • Later used in wartime to inflame soldiers’ battle passions
  • United Kingdom
  • Gustav Theodore Holst
  • 9/21/1874 – 5/25/1934
  • English composer, most famous for orchestral suite “The Planets’
  • Known for unconventional use of meter and haunting melodies
  • Composed 200 works, including choral hymns, ballets, operas, songs
  • Very interested in Hindu literature and philosophy and even learned Sanskrit
  • Worked as trombonist&teacher, composing in spare time
  • United Kingdom
  • Artist: Joseph Mallord William Turner
  • 23 April 1775-12/19/ 1851
  • Romantic landscape painter, watercolourist and printmaker.
  • Controversial figure in his day
  • Now seen as an artist who elevated landscapes to a level of history painting.
  • Renowned for oil paintings
  • Also 1 of greatest masters of British watercolor landscape.
  • “Painter of light“; work regarded a preface to Impressionism.
  • United Kingdom
  • Winnie The Pooh
  • Fictional bear created by A.A. Miln, named after a teddy bear owned by his son, Christopher Robin Milne, basis for the character Christopher Robin
  • His other toys also lend names to all characters, except Rabbit and Owl, that were probably live animals in their yard (and Gopher, later added by Disney)
  • “Winnie” was a bear in a zoo, brought from Canada by soldier
  • Translated to many languages
  • United Kingdom
  • Southern Europe: Monaco
  • (capital: Monaco) is in Southern Europe, along the French Riviera on the French Mediterranean coast near Nice
  • Whole country is just one city!
  • .72 mi – 2nd world’s smallest country (1st – Vatican)
  • Constitutional monarchy with 32,000 people; tax heaven!
  • Known for its Monte Carlo casinos and American actress, who became Princess Grace.
  • Since 1275 House of Grimaldi ruled with on/off independence
  • Landmark: Tower of Belém
  • fortified tower in the Belém district of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Played significant role during Portuguese Age of Discovery
  • Commissioned by King John II to be both defense system at the mouth of the Tagus River & a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon
  • Built in early 16th century; is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style
  • Originally stood on island, but shoreline moved over the years
  • SW Europe: Portugal
  • Alexander the Great
  • July 20, 356 B.C. – 323 BC
  • Greek king of Macedonia
  • In 336bc: succeeded his father, king Philip II of Macedon
  • Next 13 years: created largest world’s empire (until Mongols); cultural impact lasted centuries
  • Tutored by famous Aristotle
  • At 10, tamed the wild horse Bucephalus that accompanied him in hardest battles; renamed a city in India in his memory.
  • Undid Gordian Knot: cut it! Southern Europe: Macedonia
  • Alps
  • Great mountain range system in E., stretching from Austria and Slovenia; through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany; to France in the west
  • Mont Blac: highest mountain (15,782 ft); border Italy–France
  • 9/8/1786: Mont Blanc 1st ascended by two natives, Jacques Belmat and Dr. Packard; stayed for ½ hour, with the thermometer several degrees below freezing point.
  • Sw.: famous for Alpine scenery
  • Central Europe: Switzerland
  • Animal: Wisent
  • European bizon, that used to live all over Eurasia, but now - only in Poland, in its ancient woodland Białowieża Forest
  • live in groups of 10 to 20
  • tend to do everything together: the herd will sleep, eat, reset at the same time.
  • Newborn calves are able to walk and run shortly after birth
  • A call can be heard 3mi away
  • For safety, sleep 2-10 min at a time, hardly total 1 hour a day!
  • Central Europe: Poland
  • Belgium Chocolate
  • Belgium produces 220,000 tonnes of chocolate per year.
  • European delicacy centuries; 1 of world’s most sought items
  • Was given as a gift between lovers; awarded to champions
  • 1528: conquistador Don Cortes brought cacao beans; until 19th century only drank cacao
  • Brussels National Airport: the world's biggest chocolate seller
  • 1912: Jean Neuhaus, Brussels, invented the pralines chocolate
  • Central Europe: Belgium
  • Composer: Beethoven
  • Baptised 12/17/1770-3/26/1827
  • German composer and pianist.
  • Most crucial figure between the Classical and Romantic eras
  • 1 of most famous & influential composers of all time.
  • In his 20s moved to Vienna and lived there for rest of his life
  • Real celebrity of his times; one of 1st composers to earn only by music, without church or patron
  • Wrote some his best music after he went deaf in his 30s
  • Central Europe: Germany
  • Artist: Gustav Klimt, The Kiss
  • July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918
  • Austrian painter, founder of the Vienna Sezession school of painting.
  • Early work was rather realistic
  • Prior to 1898 mostly did large murals for the theaters.
  • Later: much more innovative and imaginative way until eventually his creations were very decorative and quite symbolic - many of the images in his work had hidden meaning.
  • Central Europe: Austria
  • Mitten
  • Ukranian folktail retold in English by Jen Brett
  • Boy Nicki drops his mitten in the snow & goes on without realizing that it is missing.
  • One by one, woodland animals find the mitten and crawl in: mouse, rabbit, fox, wolf – all the regular inhabitants of the Ukrainian forest and common characters in its folklore.
  • Finally, a big brown bear joins and the mitten breaks apart.
  • Western Europe: Ukraine
  • Portugal
  • Northern Europe: Finland
  • (capital: Helsinki) Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe
  • 7th in size, but most scarcely populated in E.: 1/4 of the total area lies north of the Arctic Circle, 75% - forest, 10% - water: 188,000 lakes, 180,000 islands; have 2 million saunas.
  • 2 official languages, Finnish and Swedish; natives talk Finish
  • Last in E. to adopt Christianity
  • Santa Clause lives in Finland
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • "National Cathedral", lacking the main ingredient that makes cathedral out of church: bishop!
  • Here St. Patrick supposedly baptized the first local converts besides a "Holy Well".
  • Burials: Dean Jonathan Swift (Irish foremost satirist poet in English) & his beloved "Stella".
  • In Gulliver's Travels Swift described Mars’ two gave their exact size and rotation speeds 100 years before their discovery
  • Northern Europe: Ireland
  • Alfred Bernard Nobel
  • 10/21/1833 -10/12/1896
  • Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite.
  • Held 355 different patents, dynamite - most famous.
  • His enormous fortune left for Nobel Prizes in physics, chemistry, medicine or physiology; literature & piece
  • Synthetic element nobelium was named after him.
  • Europe: Sweden
  • Fjords, Sognefjord
  • Formed when a glacier cuts a U-shaped valley by abrasion of the surrounding bedrock
  • Many formed during ice age.
  • In 2000: found coral reefs!
  • Exist all over the world, but Norway has most of them
  • Sognefjord is worlds 2nd largest
  • Typically fjords have mountains on either side & river in between
  • Norway fjords are estuaries and have abundant wildlife: seals, porpoises, birds & fish
  • Northern Europe: Norway
  • Animal: Puffin
  • Live most of their lives at sea, swimming, resting on waves. Excellent swimmers: wings strike underwater with a flying motion; steer with rubberlike webbed feet; dive 200 feet deep
  • Surprisingly fleet flyers
  • Hunt small fish: herring, eels
  • Spring, summer: return to land to form breeding colonies
  • Nicknamed "sea parrot.“ for colorful beak.Winter: beak fades to a gray; spring: it blooms with color – to attract to mates?
  • Northern Europe: Iceland
  • Amber
  • fossilized tree resin (not sap), appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic
  • used for the jewelry. 5 classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical constituents.
  • Because it originates as a soft, sticky tree resin, sometimes includes animal and plant material as inclusions.
  • colors: from whitish color, pale lemon yellow, to brown & almost black; rarely - Red, green, blue
  • 80% of world’s amber - Balkans
  • Northern Europe: Lithuania
  • Composer: Edward Greig
  • 6/15/1843 – 10/4/1907
  • Norwegian Romantic composer and pianist; family very musical; best known: Piano Concerto in A minor, music to Ibsen's play Peer Gynt, piano miniatures
  • Studied in Leipzig Germany Conservatory – best in Europe
  • Great pianist, giving concerts all over Europe. But every summer, back to Norway to compose. Became a champion of N. music, art and theater,
  • Northern Europe: Norway
  • Artist: Vincent van Gogh
  • 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890
  • Great Dutch Post-Impressionist artists of the 19th century
  • Never had formal training in art.
  • Began painting because of his brother Theo's encouragement.
  • In 10 years Van Gogh made approximately 900 paintings!
  • Only sold one painting during his lifetime and only became famous after his death. Now his paintings are sold for millions!
  • Was very sad, ill & depressed
  • Europe: Netherlands
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Statue of Little Mermaid that sits on a rock is Copenhagen's (capital) main attraction.
  • Fairy tale by the Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince.
  • Translated to many languages
  • The ending of this tale is very controversial: added later?
  • Northern Europe: Denmark
  • French Republic
  • (capital: Paris) is in Western Europe with several of its overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans
  • 7 mountain ranges, 5 big rivers
  • Love cheese: 350-400 different French cheeses, 1000 available
  • Channel tunnel connects UK and France underground
  • Tour De France: world famous bicycle race runs in France
  • Statue of Liberty was presented to US by France
  • Landmark: Eifel Tower
  • Nicknamed La dame de fer, the iron woman, is 1889 iron lattice tower on Champ de Mars, Paris
  • Became both a global icon of France and one of world’s most recognizable structures
  • tallest building in Paris, 324 m (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building.
  • Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, it was built as the entrance arch for the 1889 World's Fair.
  • Elevators take to different floor
  • French Republic
  • Napoleon
  • 08/15/1769 -5/5/1821
  • Extraordinary military & political leader, actions shaped E politics
  • Declared himself Emperor
  • Mathematical formula, chess move and a cake named him.
  • Masterfully rewrote feudal confusing laws (Napoleonic code), returned France stability
  • Conquered most of Europe, but defeated by Russia, and later – by British admiral Nelson
  • Spent the end of his life in exile
  • French Republic
  • The Great Dune of Pyla(t)
  • largest sand dune in Europe.
  • Located 60 km from Bordeaux, in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area
  • Measures 1,640 feet (500 m) wide & 1.86 miles (3 km) long
  • Height: 328-383.8 feet (100 to 117 m) above sea level
  • At this summit, the view is spectacular: ocean coast, inlet of the Bay, large pine forest and, when the sky is very clear, the Pyrenees Range.
  • French Republic
  • Animal: Mouflon
  • Subspecies of wild sheep
  • 1 of 2 ancestors of all modern domestic ship
  • have a red-brown short-haired coat with a dark back-stripe, light colored saddle patch, 'socks' and underpants. The males and some females are horned
  • is featured on the Euro coins, and historic flag of Armenian kingdom Syunik,
  • In 2001 successfully cloned
  • French Republic
  • Fan
  • Ladies used for cooling
  • Used since Ancient Greece
  • Didn’t exist in Medieval Europe
  • Then used for religious ceremonies: keep insect off food
  • Reintroduced in 13cent by Crusaders; Portuguese brought more fans from China & Japan
  • All high-born women carried it
  • Decorated with stones, jewels, ivory, gold, artistic paintings
  • Ladies used “Fan language” for sending secret messages
  • French Republic
  • Composer: Jacque Offenbach
  • 06/20/1819 – 10/5/1880
  • Brilliant French cellist & composer of Jewish descend; called Father of the operetta.
  • An operetta: type of opera that has spoken dialogue and sentimental themes mixed with dance, music and songs.
  • one of the most influential composers of popular music in Europe in the 19th century, and many of his works remain in the repertory (including Can-Can)
  • French Republic
  • Claude Monet
  • 11/14/1840 – 12/5/1926
  • One of the creators of Impressionism, best known for his mastery of landscape painting, his paintings of his garden at Giverny, and for never wavering from impressionistic ideas: expressing perceptions
  • The term Impressionism is derived from the title of this work, Impression, Sunrise
  • continued to paint even as his eyesight failed
  • French Republic
  • Cinderella
  • Best known tale by Charles Perrault , French author who in 16 century founded a new literary genre, the fairy tale
  • Thousands of variants are known throughout the world.
  • Theme may well have originated in classical antiquity
  • Appears in Herodotus writings: Eagle drops a sandal of a girl Rhodopis from Thrace on king’s knees, who then decides to find and marry her
  • French Republic
  • Mount Olympus
  • Highest mountain in Greece: 9,570 ft (2,919 m) & one of the highest elevations in Europe
  • Ancient Greeks believed in many different gods and goddesses who controlled everything in their lives and environment; 12 most important lived on the top of this mountain (they were called Olympians).
  • It is often so cloudy, that nobody can see the summit
  • 80% of Greece: mountains
  • Natural Wonders: Greece
  • Đavolja Varoš
  • Translated "Devil's Town"
  • Exotic rock formation at the south Serbia, Radan mountains
  • Comprised of 202 different rock pyramids or towers, 2-15 m tall and 4-6 m wide at the base
  • Created by strong erosion
  • Has 2 different natural springs.
  • 1st: Djavolja voda ("devil's water“) is highly acidic and possesses a significant concentration of minerals.
  • 2nd: Crveno vrelo ("red well“)
  • Natural Wonders: Serbia
  • White Cliffs of Dover
  • Coastline of England that faces France & the Straight of Dover.
  • Composed of white limestone and chalk and black flint which give them their unique look.
  • Impressive as the reach 350 feet (170m) above the ocean.
  • Natural barrier from invaders
  • On a clear day the cliffs are visible from the coast of France.
  • Face narrowest part of English Channel: before air travel cliiff’s white line was first/last UK sight
  • Natural Wonders: UK
  • Mount Etna
  • Largest volcano in Europe, one of the most active in a world
  • 3,329 meters (10,922 ft) high
  • stratovolcano on Sicilian coast, close to Messina and Catania.
  • Sicilian name: Muncibeddu (beautiful mountain); Arabic: Jebel Utlamat (Fire Mountain)
  • In Greek Mythology, the deadly monster Typhon was trapped under Etna by sky god Zeus
  • fertile volcanic soils support agriculture: vineyards, orchards
  • Natural Wonders: Italy
  • Jägala Waterfall
  • Called Niagara of the Baltics, waterfall in Lahemma National Park in Northern Estonia on Jägala River; highest in Estonia.
  • Measures 25.5 feet (7.8 m) high
  • The falls created a 984.2 foot valley, 39-46 feet (12-14 m) high
  • In winter the water mass is frozen and becomes a glistening ice wall with large icicles.
  • Lower coarse of the river is one of the most valuable Estonian fisheries: trout & salmon
  • Natural Wonders: Estonia
  • Rock Gibraltar
  • monolithic limestone promontory in Gibraltar, off the SW tip of Europe on the Iberia Peninsula, 426 m (1,398 ft) high
  • Name: from Arabic, Jabal al Tariq ("Rock of Tariq")
  • The Rock is Crown property of the UK and borders Spain.
  • Most of the Rock's upper area is a nature reserve, home to ~ 250 Barbary Macaques
  • one of the Pillars of Hercules, marked limits of known world
  • Natural Wonders: Gibraltar
  • Eisriesenwelt Cave
  • World’s largest ice cave
  • Natural limestone ice cave located in Werfen, Austria, ~40 km south of Salzburg.
  • inside the Hochkogel mountain in the Tennengebirge section of the Alps.
  • Extends for 42km; yearly visited by 200,000 tourists
  • created by the Salzach river as it flowed through the mountain eroding into the mountain creating passageways.
  • Natural Wonders: Austria
  • Azur Window
  • Natural arch in the Maltese island of Gozo featuring bridge, table-like rock reaching across the sea to an eroded pillar.
  • In winter the crashing waves create a tremendous show
  • The sea has worn a hole through a narrow headland forming "the window" called it-Tieqa in Maltese
  • Dangerous condition: pieces of rocks falling, will dissappear soon, can become pinnacle
  • Natural Wonders: Malta
  • Glacier: Vatnajokull Glacier
  • largest glacier in Iceland, located in the SE of the island, covering > 8% of the country.
  • Largest ice-cap in E. by volume
  • Under ice: few active volcanoes
  • world's longest sight line, 550 km from Slættaratindur, the highest mountain in the Faroe Islands (Guinness record)
  • Average thickness: 400m; max: 1000m, area 8100 km2
  • Fun: ice climbing, snowmobile riding, trekking, and sailing
  • Natural Wonders: Iceland
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