April 30

Swine Flu: Resources and Updates

I have placed a Newsfeed from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on our www.webschool.org.uk website

Here are some useful other resources about Swine Flu…..

1. Questions and Answers about Swine Flu

BBC  :  Q and A about Swine Flu

Swine Flu and You  (CDC)

UK Gov :  Everything you need to know…

2. Need to keep up to date with the latest developments?

Times Online Updates

Google News Updates

MSNBC Updates

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May 3

Video for Metabolism/Energy: Hummingbirds

You can use a number of videos for Biology topic on Metabolism…..

A number of videos of Hummingbirds (taken on vacation in Arizona) are available at

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mjovery

You can easily EMBED these videos in your presentations.

Some key facts about Hummingbirds:

Hummingbirds feed on the nectar of plants and are important pollinators, especially of deep-throated, tubular flowers. Like bees, they are able to assess the amount of sugar in the nectar they eat; they reject flower types that produce nectar which is less than 12% sugar and prefer those whose sugar content is around 25%. Nectar is a poor source of nutrients, so hummingbirds meet their needs for protein, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, etc. by preying on insects and spiders, especially when feeding young.

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January 4

Our Interactive Science Activities

Hot Potatoes is a powerful resource for producing a range of interactive activities.

All you need to do is enter the data for your exercises (questions, answers, responses etc.), and press a button. The program will create the Web pages for you, if needed. They can then be uploaded them to one of our websites.

Alternatively, you can PRINT paper versions of your exercises. The choice is yours.

You can include your own images, or images from our Image Galleriers, such as www.webucate.org . This will eliminate any problems with copyright issues.

Hot Potatoes is free for use by state educational institutions which are non-profit making, on the condition that the material produced using the program is freely available to anyone via the WWW.

Download the software from http://hotpot.uvic.ca/

The tutorials are provided in the software. OR You can access the online tutorials at http://hotpot.uvic.ca/wintutor6/tutorial.htm

HERE ARE SOME ACTUAL ONLINE ACTIVITIES ALREADY DEVELOPED ONLINE…

Interactive Revision (24/7 Access) Here is a number of quick starters/plenaries, or whatever you need to use them for (AfL) . Complete Zip Packages (B1a1 and B1a2)…includes web versions and Hot Potatoes versions.

They can be installed o­n any computer. Hot Potatoes is NOT required if you install the web version (htm files)

b1astartersplenaries.zip

b1a2starterplenaries.zip

Web versions (online) can be accessed here…
b1crossword.htm

controllingconditionsmatch.htm

corrdinationmatch.htm

menstrualcyclematch.htm

reflexactionmatch.htm

b1a2crossword.htm

b1a2healthyeatingcloze.htm

b1a2weightproblemscloze.htm

Physics Topics Heat Transfer (Cloze Test)

www.planetscience.org/revisiontime/heattransfer.htm


Heat Transfer
(Crossword)

www.planetscience.org/revisiontime/heattransferxword.htm

Heat Transfer ( The Vacuum Flask: Multiple Choice)

http://www.planetscience.org/revisiontime/vacuumflask.htm

Renewable Energy (Cloze)

www.planetscience.org/revisiontime/renewables1.htm

Electromagnetic Waves (Drag and Drop)

www.planetscience.org/revisiontime/emwaves.htm

Other Examples of ONLINE REVISION GCSE SCIENCE

Materials

Communications

Life Care

Homeostasis

Radiation and Life (1)

Food Matters (1)

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