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DK SCIENCES FIND OUT!

GREAT EDUCATIONAL web  to search, learn, and explore information on a safe and secure site. Perfect for help with homework or in class. Highly  and perfect visual content that covers all curriculum subjects !

Quizzes, videos and animations to engage and fascinate any child.

 

Below, more explanations and links about this page that is divided into several sections. 

(click on each tab) 

ANIMALS AND NATURE 

The animal kingdom,     food chains,     cats,    dogs,    amphibians, mammals,    insects,    reptiles,    birds,    centipedes and millipedes,    fish,    plants,    invertebrates,    habitats and ecosystems,    primates,     whales dolphins and porpoises,    sponges,    aardvark,    anteaters and sloths,    arachnids,    armadillos,    badgers,    bats,    bears,    camels,    cattle,    crustaceans,    deer,    domesticated animals,    earthworms and leeches,    elephants,    giraffes,    hippopotamuses,    horses,    hyenas,    insect-eaters,    jellyfish corals and anemones,    mushrooms,    nocturnal animals,    otters,    pet care,    pigs,    plankton,    plant care,    rabbits and hares,    raccoons,     red pandas,    rhinoceroses,    rodents,    seals lions and walruses,    squids snails and shellfish,    starfish sea urchins and sea cucumbers,    weasels,    what is a living thing?

COMPUTER CODING

How do I start coding?,    programming languages,    scratch sprites,    scratch windows,     what is coding?,     what is the internet?,     What is Python?,    What is scratch?,    What is the wide world web?

DINOSAURS AND PREHISTORIC LIFE

Dinosaurs,     the first animals,     Cambrian explosion,     fossils,     prehistoric amphibians,    prehistoric fish,    prehistoric invertebrates,    prehistoric mammals,     prehistoric reptiles

 EARTH

Caves,     Coasts,     Continents,     crystals and gems,     deserts,     earthquakes,     glaciers,     landmarks of the world,     meteorite impacts,     mountains,     oceans and seas,     rivers, rock cycle,     rocks and minerals,     seasons,     structure of the Earth,    tectonic plates,     volcanoes,     water cycle,    weather

ENGLISH

Adjectives,     antonyms,      nouns,     parts of the speech,     punctuation,    synonyms,     verbs

HISTORY

Stone age,      bronze age,      iron age,     ancient Egypt,    world war I,     world war II,     Vikings,     Aztecs,     Incas,     Mayans,     ancient Greeks,     seven wonders of the world,     castles,     kings and queens,     black death,     Celts,     Tudors,     Victorian Britain,     explorers,     ancient Rome,     Mesopotamia,     Indus valley and civilization,     Mughals,     Modern India,     ancient China, the Napoleonic wars,     the Titanic,     fashion,     Guy Fawques and the gunpowder plot,     Anglo-Saxons,     Ellis-island,     great fire of London,     Maori,     Native Americans,    Nelson Mandela and apartheid,     Normans,     Pirates,     Presidents of United States,     slave trade,    spies,    the American West,    US Civil Rights,

HUMAN BODY 

Body defences,    brain and nerves,    digestion,    heart and blood,     keeping healthy,     life cycle,    lungs and breathing,     muscles, the senses,     skeleton and bones,    your amazing body ,   your water works,

MATHS

Adding and subtracting,     averages,     coordinates,     fractions,     geometry,     numbers,     prime numbers,     times tables,

MUSIC ARTS AND LITERACY 

Musical instruments,     poetry,     Shakespeare’s globe,     types of music,

SCIENCES 

Amazing inventions,      electricity,      energy,     famous scientists,     forces and motion,     heat,     light,    magnets, materials,     microscopes,      simple machines,    solids liquids and gases,     sound,

SPACE

Constellations,     life in space,     moon landscapes,     observing space,     the Solar System,    the space race,     the space shuttle,     Sun and Galaxies,

SPORTS

American football,     athletics,      baseball,     basketball,     cricket,     cycling,     football,    golf,    gymnastic,     hockey,     horse riding,    ice hockey,    lacrosse,     skateboarding,      skiing,     snowboarding,     swimming,     tennis,

TRANSPORT

History of aircraft,     history of cars,     history of tractors,     history of trains,

MORE FIND OUT 

Braille,     festivals and holidays,     special events,    what does a politician do?,    What is dyslexia? ,    what is a refugee?

AND MORE EXCITING EXTRAS TO DISCOVER :

About 80 short, fascinating and interesting videos with real facts.

Here there is a video as example: 

If you are interested, there is also a selection of some of the reference books, apps, and educational resources published by DK that you can buy. 

More than 150 quizzes to check your children acknowledgment

Many interesting facts to be discovered

It is also worth in this page their lovely and clear images. Here you have an  example:

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Biology Colouring Pages & Worksheets

Many interesting activities in this site for your children to learn that can be an incredible source of new material. 

Let’s discover each one better…………………..

 Let’s discover each one better:

COLOURING PAGES &WORKSHEETS

A way to have fun coloring while learning about the living world:

Anatomy

Animals

Birds

Cells

Insects

Insects animals

Plants

Ugly bugs

GAMES & SIMULATIONS

Sometimes the best way to learn biology is by playing a game or using a simulation.  Here a list from the current collection of fun biology games. 

Bee dance game

Beetle dissection tool

Bone anatomy viewer

Cell viewer and game

Doctor Know

Lizard Island

Monster Maker

Latch & Catch

Peppered moths

Sciences detectives:Training room scape

Skeleton viewer

Venom

QUIZZES

The biology quizzes are based on  Ask A Biologist articles. You might want to read the article first, or if you feel up to the challenge, give them a try before reading each article.

 The quizzes also require JavaScript running on your browser.

LISTEN & WATCH

Biology Podcast and Videos

From the Ask A Biologist website you can listen to them in their popular biology podcast show. Dr. Biology has been speaking with many of the biologists that are discovering new worlds and exploring new frontiers in biology. There are over 80 episodes and they will add  more interviews. Each show includes a full written transcript and content log.

PUZZLES

All of them are based based on the articles at the Ask A Biologist site.

The first number is the word search puzzle

The second one is the crossword

A Nervous Journey 43 KB 42 KB
An Invisible Watery World 45 KB 55 KB
Ant Farm 41 KB 28 KB
Ants 89 KB 82 KB
Bats 36 KB 28 KB
Big Bad Beetles 52 KB 41 KB
Birds and Their Songs 39 KB 37 KB
Building Blocks of Life 87 KB 94 KB
Cloning Ewe 54 KB 48 KB
Collecting Ants 34 KB 32 KB
Crazy Climate and Wacky Weather 168 KB 97 KB
Darwin and Mendel’s Afternoon Tea 43 KB 31 KB
Desert Diggers 49 KB 47 KB
Desert Fruits Rock! 120 KB 117 KB
Face to Face with Ants 41 KB 39 KB
Feather Biology 32 KB 24 KB
He Ain’t Tasty He’s My Brother 61 KB 33 KB
How Do Beetles Reproduce? 48 KB
How to Find What You Need on the Internet 96 KB
I Spy an Ecosystem 42 KB 29 KB
Linnaeus and the World of Taxonomy 42 KB 31 KB
Making Life Crystal Clear 49 KB 43 KB
Making the List 53 KB 46 KB
Metamorphosis – Nature’s Ultimate Transformer 100 KB 93 KB
Mighty Morphing Tree Lizards 62 KB 46 KB
Migrating Monarchs 28 KB 19 KB
Mite Mighty Foe to ‘Killer’ Bees in State 66 KB
Nature’s Medicine 34 KB 28 KB
Not So Scary Scorpions 73 KB 45 KB
Perfect Python Parenting 84 KB 37 KB
Pollen – Nature’s Tiny Clues 40 KB 30 KB
Sea Urchins Do Research 38 KB
Secrets of a Superorganism 34 KB 38 KB
Seeing Color 82 KB 72 KB
Solving a Genetic Mystery 85 KB 117 KB
Sonoran CSI 55 KB 54 KB
Spaced Out Physiology 96 KB 112 KB
The Tale of the Two Headed Lampropeltis getulus californiae 47 KB 32 KB
Time Traveling Plants 78 KB
True Bugs 41 KB 35 KB
Wastewater: Nature’s Power Drink? 35 KB
Where In The World Is Kazakhstan? 93 KB
Why Are English Sailors Called Limeys? 57 KB 1 KB
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15 Amazingly Awesome Science Channels for Kids

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The authors of abckidsinc offer us a quite good  list of science channels on Youtube containing a wide range of information you can watch and learn from. These channels show what is science for kids.

Personally, I think it’ s worthwhile to have a look!!!

Many thanks for your work.

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HOW ARE LIVING THINGS ORGANISED?

HI, Below you have some activites to help you to learn about how living things are organised. I recommend you to go in order. I mean: start with cards, follow with the mental map , the videos 1,2 and 3 and finally answer the test. You will learn very easily.

CLICK ON THE CENTRE OF EACH CARD TO SEE WHAT IS IN THE BACK Conjunto de Fichas creado con GoConqr por Mª Cristina E. PEÑA RUIZ
LEARN WITH THIS MAP. CLICK IN THE TRIANGLE THAT IS IN THE MIDDLE TO GO LITTLE BY LITTLE. YOU CAN ALSO CLICK ON THE ARROWS TO GO AHEAD OR BACK Mapa Mental creado con GoConqr por Mª Cristina E. PEÑA RUIZ

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ANSWEER THESE QUESTIONS WITH THE HELP OF YOUR PARTNERS: YOU WILL HAVE 30MINUTES IN TOTAL Test creado con GoConqr por Mª Cristina E. PEÑA RUIZ

CELL RAP

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INTERACTIVE SITES 4 CHILDREN: Sciences

This a good page with an incredible collection  of fun, educational, interactive games and simulations for , english language apart from other subjects

These activities work great with your SMARTboard or interactive  whiteboard for whole group or small group instruction or use in the computer lab  or at home for individual learning.

Here I leave the ones related with Sciences.

animal adaptation

animal clasification

biomes

body systems

bones & skeleton system

cells

clouds & condensation & water cycle

colours

constellations

dinosaurs

earth moon &sun

electricity & energy

float & sink

food chains

habitats

healthy living

insects & bugs

landforms forces of naturelight

living things

magnets & compass

matter chemivcal & physical changes

natural disasters

physics & motion

rocks & minerals

season & weather

senses

solar system

temperature

volcanoes

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Interactive sites for education

interactive S 4 educ1This a good page with an incredible collection  of fun, educational, interactive games and simulations for math, english language arts, science, social studies, 

These activities work great with your SMARTboard or interactive  whiteboard for whole group or small group instruction or use in the computer lab  or at home for individual learning.

 INERACTIVE SITES

Choose from them! 

Here I put all the subjects but you will find some of them in its specific area of this web.

interactive s 4 edu3abcalphabetical ordercapitalisationcompound wordsgrammar

parts of speech

phonemes & words

poetry

punctuation

 

reading & sight words

rhyming

sentences

spelling

vocabulary

writing

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civil war

 

colonial times

 

communities

 

continents

 

 

countries

inmigration

 

landform

 

maps & directions

 

 

native americans

revolitionary war

 

states and capitals

 

US president and government

 

 

US government

 

 

US president

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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animal adaptation

 

animal clasification

 

biomes

 

body systems

 

bones & skeleton system

 

 

cells

 

clouds & condensation & water cycle

 

colours

 

 

constellations

 

dinosaurs

 

earth moon &sun

 

electricity & energy

 

 

float & sink

 

food chains

 

habitats

 

healthy living

 

insects & bugs

 

 

landforms forces of nature

 

life cycles

 

light

 

living things

 

 

magnets & compass

 

matter chemivcal & physical changes

natural disasters

 

physics & motion

 

 

 

rocks & minerals

 

season & weather

 

senses

 

solar system

 

 

temperature

 

 

volcanoes

 

interactive S 4 edu2adition substraction division

 

addition

 

algebra

 

angles

 

area &perimeter

 

circles

 

classsifying & sorting

 

 

coordinates

counting & numbers

decimals

 

division

 

estimation

 

 

fractions

 

geometry

 

geometry shapes

graphing

 

greater than less than and equal

 

 

mean median & mode

 

 

measurements

money

 

multiplication

 

number lines

 

number order

 

 

patterns

 

percentage

 

place value

probability

 

substraction

 

 

tamgrams & tessellations

time & clock

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autumn fall

 

christmas

easter

halloween

 

St Patrick's

 

thanksgiving

 

valentine's

 

winter

interactive S 4 edu8composing musicmusic fun

virtual instruments

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VOCABULARY GAMES

vocabulary gamesVOCABULARY GAMES

House, Living rooom, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, transportation, clothing, colours, fairy tales, antonymes, City, tools, sciences, shopping,body parts, weather…

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 Hangman Games

Days of the Week Hangman  Game

Months of the Year Hangman  Game

Seasons Hangman  Game

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For each game you have to unscramble the given words in less than 4 minutes. The more words you unscramble, the more points you make. Each word comes with a picture hint. To unscramble each word, you simlpy have to click and drag on the letters and then drop them into the correct position. 

Click on the following links to see the games.

Actions Colors
Birds Emotions
Fish & Marine Animals Fairy-Tales
Insects Family
Mammals Breakfast
Pets Polygons
Reptiles and Amphibians Geometric Figures
Rodents 3D Figures
Body Transportation
City
Clothing

 Crossword puzzles

crossword games

For each puzzle you have to double-click on the first square of a word on the grid to toggle between “down” and “across”. If you click on a clue in the word list it will automatically select the word on the grid associated with that clue. Have fun!

word search Wordsearch

For each game you have to highlight groups of letters in order to find given vocabulary words. Words can be found spelled horizontally, vertically, diagonally, forward, or backward. To highlight the words, simply click and drag over different groups of letters found in the puzzle.

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For each game, you have to match the given words with their pictures. The games are designed to reinforce the words learned in the online picture dictionary featured on this website. These games provide a fun and interactive way to practice your vocabulary.

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Classifying animals, healthy food, Triangles…

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Learning Science with Games

CRIBWEB is a page with free online education resources and games for Literacy, Numeracy,Geography,History, Languages and, of course, SCIENCES

Here you have interactive science resources, games  and activities for your IWB, PC or Mac.

Learning science facts is easier in a so super funny way.

Click on the images to go there.

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12 Key Stage 1 Science interactive teaching resources for Primary/Elementary Schools, Ages 5-7 years.

 Learning science facts about animals, materials, sound, water cycle, your body and the weather with these great educatonal kids games.

CRIBWEB

 Key Stage 2 Science interactive teaching resources for Primary/Elementary Schools, Ages 8-11 years.

 Learning science facts about light, variation, magnets, springs, earth, sun and moon, changing states, materials, life cycles, habitats, minibeasts and our body with these great educatonal kids games.

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Learning For Kids

On this learning portal you can find  many and interesting  e-lessons published.

A new an interactive world for you or your pupils.

DON’T MISS IT!!!

learning kids You can see all of them or choose a topic among the 7 different grades . About 200 e-lessons!!!!

 In each lessen there is a video  explanation and interactive exercises adapted to each level.

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You can discover a new world for your classes of sciences

learning kids3 Related with health you can discover 38 e-lessons witht interesting topics such as: digestive system, respiratory system, blood, mussles, teeth, brain, exercise, headaches, healthy living, nutrition….

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Organised into 7 grades, too. It depends on your needs.

HAVE A LOOK!

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Animals & Plants Pictures Gallery

In this web page you can find more than 9.400 great pictures and photos with a very good resolution to be used for flashcards, power points, presentations….
Here I leave some examples made by myself:
 

THE GIRAFFE

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THE POLAR BEAR

Below I leave the links to the different categories. Just …CLICK AND GO!

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