Interesting Sites Term 3

LINKS

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Ask Eric Themes
Games / activities

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Make your own quizzes

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Character topic

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Search Tools

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Online Chat For Teachers


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World Maps

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Health And Body Systems























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Themes

Ask Eric - interdisciplinary Lesson Plans
http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Interdisciplinary
Huge theme site with all year levels and KLAs. Students could choose their own level/interest.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/a-z/  

School History Site [British]- but there is a lot more than that here! The diagram facility is an excellent idea!
History Games http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/games/

Surfing the Net with Kids ≠ wide variety of games - a personal favourite of mine
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/ 

Puzzle Playground - for the most part for using away from the computer.
http://www.puzzles.com/PuzzlePlayground/WelcomeToPuzzlePlayground.htm

Class Brain - some games
http://www.classbrain.com/cb_games/cb_gms.htm

Make your own with free software:

Hot Potatoes (highly recommended)
http://www.halfbakedsoftware.com/

Using Tasmanian know-how - making a quiz online 
http://cybil.tafe.tas.edu.au/~capsticm/quizman/qmhome.html

Crossword Maker  - download. Excellent but only PC.
http://www.greeneclipsesoftware.com/eclipsecrossword/

Character Theme

http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=5399


Bullying Online http://www.bullying.co.uk/ 

Character Counts http://www.charactercounts.org/howto/teaching-tools.htm

Character Education Resources
http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=5399
 
Cultural Debates Online http://www.teachtsp2.com/cdonline/ 

Giraffe Project - for those who stick their neck out for the better good
of others - http://www.giraffe.org/k12_3.html 

Character Education http://www.character.org/resources/links/ 

It's My life -  http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/

Kids Philosophy Slam - http://www.philosophyslam.org/ 

Teaching Tolerance -
http://www.splcenter.org/teachingtolerance/tt-index.html 

Decisions Online - http://ddonline.tomsnyder.com/ 

World Team Sports -
http://worldteamsports.org/cgi-bin/EventHandler/EventHandler.pl?action=entryform&filename=download&id=wts 

Search Tools
We have a page called 'Search Tools for Young Users' that may be helpful:
http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/cmis/eval/search/search2.htm

http://www.rcls.org/ksearch.htm      which allows you to search various kids search engines

Online Chat 4 Teachers
TAPPED IN™ is the online workplace of an international community of education professionals. K-12 teachers and librarians, professional development staff, teacher education faculty and students, and researchers engage in professional development 

For those interested in joining an international chat group on a range of educational issues ≠ or setting up their own room for others to visit ≠ go to http://www.tappedin.org/  There you can register, and then join a wide range of groups depending on your particular interests.
No spam mail will eventuate.

World Maps
http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

This page has a few downloadble versions
http://www.atlapedia.com/online/mapresources.htm

For related map stuff try these
http://www.maps.com/explore/atlas/political/  and 

http://www.maps.com/explore/downloads/

National Geographic Map Machine Online
http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/
 
or a downloadable version for kids
http://www.kidsdomain.com/down/mac/natgeomaps.html

This site has BLM of maps of the world and lots or related resources in
the left frame http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxindex.htm

Try these
http://www.geographyiq.com/

http://www.atlapedia.com/

Health And Body System
Alfy's Picks For the Human body - includes games activities, lesson plans etc
http://www.alfy.com/teachers/teach/thematic_units/Human_Body/HB_1.asp

Human Anatomy Online - mouse over images of each of the body systems
http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

Human Body Systems - links to activities and resources on WWW:
http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/body.htm

Human Body Teaching Theme - includes clipart, resurce materials, downloads, 
webquests, worksheets, interactive sites etc.
http://teachers.teach-nology.com/themes/science/humanb/

Human Body Unit - links to human body sites
http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~greentown/human.htm

Brainpop - short animated movies on each of the body systems
http://www.brainpop.com/health/seeall.weml

Webquest - The Body Mission
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/bb_site_intro/stage3_Modules/body/the_body_mission.htm

Have a look at this virtual tour of the heart from the Franklin Institute ... http://sln.fi.edu/biosci/heart.html

Also
http://198.66.36.48/uci/ssi2001/blood-heart.html

http://cwis.livjm.ac.uk/psd/DigitalResources/Heart.htm
lots of online resources
 
http://www.lhs.liverpool.k12.ny.us/lhslib/projects/cardio/cvsdocumentupdate.html
    - online web challenge

 

Wayne 2003.

Index

Wayne
Updated Nov. - Dec. 2004
Feb.  - July  2005