What's hot?

28th February 2014 at 00:00
From jungle wildlife for preschoolers to challenging photography for older teens, plenty of colourful and striking imagery is on show in this week's resources, selected from the thousands available on TES Connect

1. Angles game

What is it? A class game on measuring angles

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Suspense and motivation is built up as each child is given a card and a protractor to measure an angle, before trying to find the next answer in a sequence.

2. Jungle wildlife

What is it? A presentation about animals that live in rainforests

Who is it for? 3-5s

Why is it hot? With lovely pictures and key facts about each animal, this is an informative introduction to exotic wildlife.

3. Number bonds

What is it? A set of questions on number bonds

Who is it for? 5-7s

Why is it hot? Clean, simple design, with pictures to aid understanding.

4. Klee colours

What is it? An art unit on colour mixing

Who is it for? 5-11s

Why is it hot? Extensive lesson plans, presentations and activities to support a whole-school topic, touching on artists such as Klee, Kandinsky, Van Gogh and Mondrian.

5. Solar explorer

What is it? A PowerPoint presentation on the solar system

Who is it for? 7-11s

Why is it hot? Introduces each planet with pictures and interesting facts about size, distance and temperature.

6. Current affairs

What is it? Worksheets on measuring current, voltage and resistance

Who is it for? 11-16s

Why is it hot? Designed to support lower-ability students, these clear handouts give practical advice and focus on simple resistance calculations.

7. Coren laws

What is it? An English-language game based on BBC quiz show Only Connect

Who is it for? 11-13s

Why is it hot? With four different rounds, this PowerPoint-based game is a great way to stimulate thinking skills in the English classroom.

8. Yes, prime ministers

What is it? A wall chart of 14 British prime ministers

Who is it for? 11-18s

Why is it hot? Presenting the UK's elected leaders since 1945, this display shows a picture and the political party of each prime minister.

9. Good timing

What is it? Presentation to support a lesson on time in photography

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? Using a selection of striking images - including a celebrated collection of photos of hospice patients before and after death - this helps students to grasp the abstract concept of time in photography.

10. Polar express

What is it? A maths prompt poster on polar coordinates

Who is it for? 16-18s

Why is it hot? Visual support for pure maths, and can be used for display or as a handout.


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