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Videos to Watch

Pixar Lifted (5.06m)

The Tadpole's Promise by Jeane Willis(3m)

Dr Suess - Green Eggs And Ham (8.3m)

StoryLine Online  about 10mins each

Winnie the Pooh 1hour 16m

Best of the Muppet Shows 8mins

Number Jacks 14mins

Luminaris 6.17mins

 

iPad Magician

Angry Birds

Lego Bricks

Ellen DeGeneres

 

Bookworm - Make words out of jumbled letters

 

Pobble365.com Great pictures for Story Starters.

 

Chemistry of Cookies

You stick cookie dough into an oven, and magically, you get a plate of warm, gooey cookies. Except it’s not magic; it’s science. Stephanie Warren explains via basic chemistry principles how the dough spreads out, at what temperature we can kill salmonella, and why that intoxicating smell wafting from your oven indicates that the cookies are ready for eating. TED Talk - do recount. cathy@virtualteacher.com.au  pw cathy007

 

Leo Lionni (May 5, 1910 – October 11, 1999) was an author and illustrator of children's books. Born in the Netherlands, he moved to Italy and lived there before moving to the United States in 1939, where he worked as an art director for several advertising agencies, and then for Fortune magazine. He returned to Italy in 1962 and started writing and illustrating children's books. In 1962 his book Inch by Inch was awarded the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award.(from Wikipedia)

 

Love he's books - illustrations are marvelous - great inspiration for art - and the text resonates with additional interpretations

 

A Color Of His Own

 

Tillie and the wall

 

Little Blue and Little Yellow

 

Leo Lionni's Swimmy by an elementary school

 

Getting rid of a wolfish mood

Virginia Wolf: a picture book by Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault

 

Lisa Bu: How books can open your mind, reading books in pairs.

 

Dav Pilkey Reading Gives You Superpowers PSA

 

Where do Ideas come from

 

Joe Smith: How to use a paper towel

 

How To tie a shoelace

 

Stephen Fry Optical Illusions

 

David Gallo: Underwater astonishments

 

Stopwatch count - digital

Analogue Clock

 

Flash Mob

Cultured flashmob recreates Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch'. Shoppers in Amsterdam get a shock as Rembrandt's masterpiece "The Night Watch" is recreated before their eyes.

 

Performers take part in a large-scale flashmob recreation of Rembrandt's famous painting "The Night Watch".The stunt was organised to coincide with the return of the painting, considered one of the Dutch artist's greatest works, to Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum. The museum will reopen on April 13 after a decade-long renovation project. "The Night Watch," which was completed in 1642, is one of the most famous paintings in the world.

 

QUADCOPTERS Raffaello D'Andrea: The astounding athletic power of Quadcopters

In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D'Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D'Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and make decisions together.

PDF WITH QUESTIONS

 

Arthur's Kids: Radial Symmetry Artwork

 

Pixel Press

Pixel Press App

 

Kindergarten

 

Starfall Phonics

Pencil Grip

KidsTV123 Use the P song or the L Song

Clock with movable hands

Gingerbread Counting Game Mtching and Ordering

 

Stage 2 and 3

Adding Speech Marks

Adding Punctuation Splat Game

 

Dance

 

Maths

Sharing - Kindergarten Maths - equal groups, multiplication and division.

 

Recall Number fact up to 20

 

Add ten to numbers with hundreds chart

 

Numberline Interactive

Numberline teaching tool

 

Fractions - comparing fractions with pizzas

 

42 - Answer to The Meaning of Life the Universe and Everything.

If "A" equals 1 "B" equals 2 "C" equals 3 and so forth. The sum of M, A, T, H equals 42

 

3D Shapes Nets, grid paper spinners etc

 

Times Table Test and answers

 

Scale of the Universe This is powerful interactive on the size of the Universe, the things within it and the speed of light. Some very big numbers here. Just a lovely resource.

 

Discuss Triangular Numbers and draw them in Maths books.

- Write down the pattern for the 1st to 10th triangular numbers.

- Predicted the next triangular number using the previous number ie the 10th triangular number is equal to the 9th triangular number + 10

- Used the formula to  work out the total number of dots for the 10th triangular number

ie 10 x 11 :  2 = 55

 

 

Astronauts view the video and use the PDF to develop group work skills

The Known Universe by AMNH

This is an amazing video, so fabulous for inspiration. Showing light traveling form earth in minutes, years and billlions of years and back again. Stop at the world view the astronauts would see from the moon. Discuss. Download the pdf

 

Geology Kitchen: The 3 Types of Rocks

I love this Video - anyone who can add chocolate to icecream and talk about Geology has got me.  Geology is one of my favourites.  And making S'moresite form chocolate, marshmallow and biscuits has certainly rekindled my  interest.

Write a Recount(text types)

 

 

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