North River Steamboat (Clermont) (1807)

Robert Fulton American engineer created the first operational steam-powered ship.

Wind power station

Wind power stations convert the kinetic energy of the wind into electricity.

Administrative divisions of Austria

This animation presents the states and state capitals of Austria.

Woolly mammoth

Extinct proboscidea closely related to today's elephants, often hunted by prehistoric man.

Aurora cruiser ship (1900)

The name of the Russian armoured cruiser became well known during the October Revolution of 1917.

How does it work? – Escalator

This animation demonstrates how an escalator works.

Sharks

A group of fish characterised by a cartilaginous skeleton, well-known species include the great white shark and the great hammerhead shark.

Electric surface transport

Trolleybuses and trams are environment-friendly means of public transport

Habsburg imperial couple (19th century)

Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.

Arctic tern

The Arctic tern is famous for its long migration route: it flies from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back again each year.

Blitzkrieg strategy (1939-1940)

This effective strategy was based on the fast and synchronised attack of different branches of the army.

Phonograph and gramophone

Edison´s invention records and plays sound from a cylinder, while Berliner´s apparatus uses a disc.

The countries of Europe

Learning about the geographic location, capitals and flags of European countries through exercises in three levels of difficulty.

Leaning Tower of Pisa (14th century)

The medieval bell tower of the Cathedral of Pisa is the most famous leaning tower of the world.

Quinquereme (3rd century BC)

The warship having several rows of oars was the typical warship of the Hellenistic era.

Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism

A blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the lower limbs can cause a fatal pulmonary embolism if they enter the lungs.

Trilobites

The ancestors of Arachnida and Crustacea belonged to the class Trilobita.

Interesting geography facts – Social geography

This animation presents some interesting facts in social geography.

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