Thursday, 3 November 2011

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

CLASSROOM GAMES



Do you need ideas for occupying students during the last ten minutes of a busy day? Perhaps you want to reward kids at the end of a particularly productive day. These ten games are great for end-of-the-day fun. You can link many of them to classroom curricula too.

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/field_day_games.shtml

THE EARTH



The Earth (2006)
This animation includes a sound track dealing with the following concepts:
  • History of the Earth
  • Earth's Internal Dynamics
  • The Material of the Earth 
  • Earth's External Dynamics 
  • Earth-Moon movements



THE WATER CYCLE





Animation dealing with the water cycle (evaporation, condensation, cloud, rain, trickling, return to the body of water)


View this animationhttp://www2.cslaval.qc.ca/cdp/UserFiles/File/previews/water_cycle.swf

TEST your knowledge: http://www.get2knowh2o.org/student/cycle-test.html

INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES



Industrial processes (2008 - revised 2010)
This animation includes a sound track dealing with the following concepts:
  • Metal forming
  • Machining
  • Forming plastics
  • Machining ligneous materials
  • Forming composite materials
  • Forming glass and ceramic
  • Indirect and direct assemblies
  • Heat treatments (to come)

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