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The Titanic

The Titanic

The information sheets about different topics relating to English-speaking countries. Titanic tragedy - A Titanic story has been intriguing for people of all ages. Tis is a story about family who died in the accident. It is a nice bit to use and teach past continuous. You can also ask your students to underline the past continuous or retell the story.
Olynj
Titanic Anniversary

Titanic Anniversary

The information sheets about different topics relating to English-speaking countries. Titanic tragedy - A Titanic story has been intriguing for people of all ages. Tis is a story about family who died in the accident. It is a nice bit to use and teach past continuous. You can also ask your students to underline the past continuous or retell the story.
Olynj
COASTAL EROSION - WHY THE BARMSTON BUNGALOWS ON THE CLIFF TOP WERE CONDEMNED

COASTAL EROSION - WHY THE BARMSTON BUNGALOWS ON THE CLIFF TOP WERE CONDEMNED

This unit has a focus on coastal erosion at Barmston. (East Coast England). It is about wave energy, cliff recession, storms in the North Sea and Storm surges bringing sea levels higher than normal to undercut the cliffs along the coastline at Barmston. This unit indicates the links between erosional forces and the consequences of cliff recession on the owners of the bungalows (we would call them houses in Australia). This material has been used in a series of coastal studies within the Australian curriculum at lower secondary and at senior secondary levels. It promotes interest and when placed on the screen the material becomes a source of questioning and discussion. The attached pages of rhyming verse were student creations and contributions (with some editing). This unit can standalone or it can fit into studies of coastal geomorphology. Hopefully this will be a useful support for coastal studies. Come and see where the bungalows once stood and with your students you will be able to work out why they are no longer there. It’s a true story with powerful undercurrents.
KPolkinghorne
Topical Science Update - April 2018

Topical Science Update - April 2018

April’s Topical Science Update Plastic Special Report An in depth look at the history of plastic, the issues surrounding plastic use and the possible solutions to the biggest environmental problem we have ever faced. Also featuring the Great Science Share for Schools https://www.greatscienceshare.org/schools-share-2018/ and the Topical Science Updates Survey http://bit.ly/TSUimpact
paultyler
WHERE ON EARTH ARE THE TOP TEN ISLANDS OF THE WORLD - A CLASSROOM PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

WHERE ON EARTH ARE THE TOP TEN ISLANDS OF THE WORLD - A CLASSROOM PRACTICAL ACTIVITY

If you are looking for a ready made classroom activity that can involve a mixture of on screen discussion, use of student knowledge and opportunity for student research then this unit will fit the requirement. This standalone activity is one in a series that will expand student locational and global knowledge as it poses the basic question of "where in the world are…" Well you could provide printed sheets with maps and tables showing the TEN TOP ISLANDS but if you do that then that takes away the challenge of discovery and allows for the possibility that the material will remain rather lifeless and forgotten. Most students like the challenge of discovery and when/if they become involved in the process they will remember the names and possibly the order of the islands they discover. How about starting with a blank screen and ask for suggestions of the TEN TOP ISLANDS (by area). You should get a few - some will be in the top ten and some will not. THEN screen page 2 with the country flags. You can then remove those islands from the initial list that are not on the flag list. The next activity is to screen the table of the TOP TEN ISLANDS with its many blanks. Your students should have a hard copy of that page. HONSHU JAPAN is provided as an example of the fill in. THEN show the screens with the outline of the TOP TEN ISLANDS. Some of those may be known and can possibly be placed in the correct rank order. There are additional clues for those who look carefully. Once you have a few islands in the correct slots the final order becomes easier. Oh! If you do become stumped there is help available in the final pages but hopefully you won’t need that. To consolidate the locational knowledge there is a world map which provides an opportunity for students to have their own record of the TOP TEN. There will be other units in the TOP…whatever series. Enjoy the discover along with your class.
KPolkinghorne
Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

595 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as 8 PowerPoints so that they can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
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Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

36 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
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Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 7

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 7

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
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Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 6

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 6

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
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Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
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Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
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