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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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Turtle Diary short stories

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In turtle diary.com  you will find  on line-books for different ages. In sections 1,2 and 3 they have audio (you have to click on the music symbol) :

1.- – In the section of early readers kids willl learn to read with phonics .

2.– In the section learn to read kids will learn to read with morte complex decoding.

3.– In the section reading is fun it will be easyt to read stories with morals.

4.– In the section Biographies kids can read about the true storis of the lives of some famous and historical people of our world.

5.– In the section of sports kids will explore and learn about different sports.

ATTENTION : YOU WILL NEED TO LOG IN 

 

 Click on the image you want and you will go directly

 

THANK YOU diary.com

Section 1: read with phonics

In this section kids will learn to identify and read short single syllable rhyming words. Suitable for Kindergarteners who are learning how to read.

If you click play you will hear the whole story. If you clickimagen28at the top of each page, you will hear that page.

These are the books you can read:

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Section 3: Reading is fun

This section carries easy to read, short stories with morals. More complex phonic decoding and abbreviations are introduced. Children are encouraged to read with expressions. Suitable for First Grade and above.

Again, you can  click play to hear the whole story orimagen28 to hear each page.

These are the books you can read:

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Section 4: Biographies

Children will learn about different types of sports  This will indeed enhance their knowledge about sports.
These books have NO AUDIO
These are the books you can read:

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td-e9-golftd-f1-gymtd-f2-icwe-hockeytd-f4-volley-ball

Section 2: Learn to read

In this section, kids will learn to read with more complex phonic decoding. Double syllable words and punctuations are introduced. Suitable for Kindergarteners to further enhance their reading skills.

If you click play you will hear the whole story. If you clickimagen28at the top of each page, you will hear that page.

These are the books you can read:

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Section 4: Biographies

True stories of the lives of famous and historical people who have changed and shaped our world. Kids get a close look into their lives and learn how these people were as a child; what obstacles they overcame to become successful, and their famous achievements.
These books have NO AUDIO
 

These are the books you can read:

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td-d8-madre-teresatd-d1-glennastronauttd-e1-mandela

 

 

 

td-c6-einsteintd-c7-graham-belltd-c8-colon

 

 

 

td-f5-da-vincitd-e2-picassotd-c9-newton

 

 

 

td-d5-marco-polotd-e6-wright-brotherstd-d2-tolstoy

td-d6-mark-twaintd-d4-gandhitd-d7-luter-king

 

 

 

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The english alley to learn english

english alley homeThe English Alley is a 100 % free website with one goal: to help improve your English vocabulary

How does it work?

Here you can find plenty of  lovely drawings that show the different vocabulary terms. Everything is organized in themes (house, park, school…) Here, they are in alphabetical order

When you put the cursor over the drawings you will hear the pronunciation of the words, and if you click on many of them it will give you access to a new vocabulary page.

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ENGLISH VOCABULARY

vocabulary2Practice English vocabulary, expressions, the alphabet and numbers. Within each category, place your cursor over an image or text to hear it pronounced aloud.

Then test your audio comprehension and speaking skills with the listening and speaking challenenge situated on the top right corner of each page.

Below, the contents you can find in the page.

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Explore, Discover and Help our Planet

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 A  wonderful  page with great photos, videos and information about  our world that you can download (under certain conditions) in order to teach our children to help our planet and respect the life.

All the visitors to this website are entitled to:

– download and retain copies of the Material on their personal systems in digital form in low resolution for their own personal use;

– teachers, lecturers and students may incorporate the Material in their educational material (including, but not limited to, their lesson plans, presentations, worksheets and projects) in hard copy and digital format for use within a registered educational establishment, provided that the integrity of the Material is maintained and that copyright ownership and authorship is appropriately acknowledged by the End User.

The page is divided in several categories that I explain below

SPECIES

When you click on an animal you will see 2 icons on your right :

icon fotoFor images or photos

icon videofor videos that you can download, always under conditions

arkive species

 

Life on Earth is astonishingly diverse, with the total number of living species estimated somewhere between a staggering 5 and 30 million. With the rate of species extinction in excess of 1,000 times the ‘natural’ rate, conservation efforts for the world’s mammals, birds, amphibians,reptiles, fish, invertebrates, fungi, plants and algae, as well as numerous other organisms, have never been more vital.

EDUCATION

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Bring the wild to your classroom with ARKive Education! Their  FREE education resources for 5-18 year olds can be used to teach a range of curriculum subjects including science, geography, English and art. Packed full of links to our amazing wildlife photos, videos and fact files, each education resource includes classroom presentations, activities and teachers’ notes.

Resources: 5-7 years old; Resources: 7-11 years old; Resources:11-14 years oldResources:14-16 years oldResourcea:16-18 years old

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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

the leopard.ppt2

THE POLAR BEAR

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

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national geographic for kids- photos, videos and more

national geographic kids 3THis page has changed a lot. I have to rewrite it. Anyway it’s worthwhile to visit it

Before were much better than now. You have to register and, even if there are some free resources, they are continuously  offering the subscribtion.

national geographic kids 5In the same way This page has changed a lot. From my point of view, searching things were easier before than now.

national geographic kids2In “photos gallery ” there are photos about different  categries.

It has also changed a lot. 

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