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Countries Around the World--Switzerland
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Welcome to Switzerland! In this program, students will enjoy the scenic beauty of the mountain village of Btterkinden before heading off to Bern to visit some of the capital city's most famous sites: the bear pits, the Swiss National Bank, the Federal Palace and the Kunstmuseum, among others. Throughout the program, students will learn some of the cultural traditions, history, climate and politics of Switzerland, including how Bern got its name as the result of a hunting trip! Before the journey ends, students will watch the moving chime show at Bern's renowned clock tower, marvel at the highly ornamented gate at Bern Cathedral and sample some delicious cheese fondue. A teacher's guide for the series is included. 13 min. CC.