Earth Day helps us all focus on what we can do to help our planet. These green cities are leading by example. So just what are they doing that is so great? The post The World’s 30 Greenest Cities appeared first on Edudemic.
Download free Teaching Resources, Worksheets and Lesson Plans that meet the Cross-Curriculum Priorities and General Capabilities of the Australian National Curriculum. For Pre School early childhood, Primary, Secondary & Senior Secondary
Karen Bonanno's insight:
Resources to support early childhood & F - 12 Australian Curriculum.
From initial charges that ‘it's just an overgrown iPhone’ the iPad is now part of many teachers’ and schools’ essential kit. But it’s fair to say that while Apple has created a beautiful, robust and powerful piece of kit finding the best apps on the App Store can be a challenging experience.
Here are some suggestions for literacy apps to try with your students.
The USGS in partnership with the University of Utah produces the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory records and publishes data about volcanic activity in Yellowstone National Park.
| Gro Garden is an iPad app designed to help students learn about gardening. The app features a virtual garden in which children plant seeds then water and fertilize the seeds until they become plants. Once the plants pop-up through the dirt students have to continue watering and fertilizing until the plants are ready to harvest. Students can control the amount of water and sunshine their plants receive throughout the virtual growing process."
The world's finest news and entertainment video film archive. Since the invention of the moving image in the 1890's, British Pathé began recording every aspect. The unique collection of video covers major events, famous faces, travel, sport and culture and is a wealth of information on the First and Second World Wars in particular.
"Last night while I was watching the total lunar eclipse " Blood Moon", it dawned on me to compile a list of iPad apps that students can use to learn more about space. Of course there are no better apps to recommend than NASA's. I have gone through all the apps NASA offers and picked out for you the ones below. Have a look and share with your colleages."
This selection of digital curriculum resources from the National Digital Learning Resources Network is designed to assist teachers to find, use and adapt teaching and learning materials that are aligned to the mathematics subject area of the Australian Curriculum.
In my previous post I shared Haiku Deck's list of ideas for teaching poetry with the Haiku Deck web and iPad apps. If Haiku Deck isn't for you, here are a few other good resources for helping students learn about and create poetry.
By bringing together all types of information about species distributions, providing model-based integration, and providing a system for users to build upon our knowledge, the Map of Life project hopes to support our community in understanding and saving the world's biodiversity.
Karen Bonanno's insight:
The map offers the option to see distribution of a species around the world. Select a species from the species menu and placemarks for that species will be displayed on the map.