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Title: Finland


1
Finland
2
Some basic facts
  • Finland is a republic
  • The president
  • Tarja Halonen
  • The capital Helsinki

3
Population
  • 5,3 million people
  • 17 inhabitants per square kilometre
  • ? one of the most sparsely populated countries
    in Europe
  • Most people live in the southern parts of Finland
  • The official languages are Finnish(spoken by 92
    of the population) and Swedish(5,5)

4
Nature
  • T
  • the land of thousands of lakes
  • D
  • land elevation ? 7 km2 / year
  • 77 of the land area forrests

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  • Temperate climate
  • Kaamos in the winters
  • Midnight sun in the summers

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Tero Pitkämäki
Paavo Nurmi
Sami Hyypiä
9
Finnish music
  • Jean Sibelius
  • HIM
  • Juice Leskinen
  • Nightwish
  • Lordi
  • Hanna Pakarinen

10
Health in Finland
11
Physical health
12
In winter
13
Food
14
Social health
15
Sauna
16
The city of Vaasa
17
Ostrobothnia
18
Vaasa
  • about 58 000 inhabitants
  • Finlands sunniest city
  • bilingual
  • 72 Finnish-speaking
  • 26 Swedish-speaking

19
The history of Vaasa
20
In the neighbourhood
Söderfjärden
Replot bridge
21
Culture in Vaasa
Kuntsi - museum of modern arts
The Trinity church of Vaasa
The Finnish theatre
22
Happenings in Vaasa
Rockperry
Night of arts
23
Shopping in Vaasa
24
Wasalandia
Tropiclandia
25
Location
  • Archipelago
  • Boats
  • Fishing
  • Beach

26
  • Bike to work or school

27
  • Swimminghall gym

28
  • Different gyms...

29
  • Fields and halls for practicing
  • different sports.

30
Sports
  • Tournaments competitions
  • Bothnia run
  • WasaGames
  • Harness racing

31
Arbis (The Swedish Adult Education Centre)
  • Courses
  • Languages
  • Activities
  • Artistic courses

32
  • What can I do in Vasa in the summer?

33
  • The housing fair
  • of 2008

34
  • ...and wintertime?

35
Social events
  • Wasa by night
  • Konstens Natt (Night of Art)
  • Fashion Weekend
  • KnowHow
  • RockPerry

36
Vasa Övningsskola
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Our school
  • was formed in 1684
  • Moved to the former town hall in 1872
  • Vasa Övningsskola was established in 1974

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Our school today
  • special programmes for music and art
  • IB-section
  • The national system
  • Teacher training

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The Green Flag Project
  • Environmental programme
  • The main purposes are sustainable development and
    reducing the environmental burden
  • Develop their activity themselves, so that it
    fits them
  • VÖS ? Reducing garbage

45
Health in Vasa övningsskola
46
Health in general
  • In general, many live a healthy life with enough
    exercise and healthy food, but the mental part is
    not that great.
  • Many have constant stress and feel that the
    workload is too big.
  • Many exercise every day or several times a week.
  • There are also less smokers in VÖS than in
    vocational schools.

47
Health Education P.E.
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Health Education P.E.
  • Health Education
  • 1 mandatory course in the national program.
  • Topics
  • Health situation in Finland and the world
  • Nutrition (what to eat, BMI, how much to eat...)?
  • Exercise
  • Addictions
  • Sexuality STDs, contraception
  • P.E.
  • 2 mandatory courses in the national program.
  • Floorball, basketball, volleyball, gym, track
    field etc.

49
School lunch
  • Consists of
  • - Salad
  • - Meat
  • - Potatoes/rice/pasta
  • - Milk (non-fat, lactose free, sourmilk)?
  • - Hard bread
  • Occasionally soup, porridge, dessert and soft
    bread
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