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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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Grammar Genius

Great videos to teach grammar through 1 minute funny sketches.

There are 3 different levels: A, B and C as shown below.

GRAMMAR GENIUS A 

Unit 1 Subject Pronouns (present simple of to be)

Unit 2 (Articles , plural nouns )

Unit 3 ( There is , There are )

Unit 4 (Demonstratives)

Unit 5 (Imperative let's, object pronouns)

Unit 6 ( Possesive 's )

Unit 7 ( Have got )

Unit 8 ( Can , Must )

Lesson 9 (Countable nouns)

Unit 10 ( Quantifiers )

Unit 11 ( Present Simple )

Unit 12 (Adverbs of frequency)

Unit 13 ( Present Continuous)

Unit 14 ( Present Simple and Continuous)

Unit 15 (Comparison of Adjectives)

Unit 16 ( Adverbs of Manner )

Unit 18 (Past simple of to Be )

Unit 19 (Past simple of regular verbs )

Unit 20 (Past simple of Irregular Verbs )

Unit 21 ( The future )

Unit 22 (Questions)

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GRAMMAR GENIUS B 

Unit 1 (Present Simple Present Continuous Stative Verbs )

Unit 2 (Past Simple )

Unit 3 (Used to )

Unit 4 (Past Continuous )

Unit 5 ( Present Perfect )

Unit 6 (Present Perfect 2 )

Unit 7 ( Past Simple / Present perfect )

Unit 8 (Past Perfect )

Unit 9 (Past and Perfect tenses)

Unit 10 (The future )

Unit 11 ( Adjectives . adverbs of Manner )

Unit 12 ( Nouns , Articles )

Unit 13 (Determiners , quantifiers)

Unit 14 (Both , either , neither, one)

Unit 15 (Modal Verbs 1)

Unit 16 (Modal Verbs 2 )

Unit 17

Unit 18 (Gerunds and Infinitives )

Unit 19 (Conditionals )

Unit 20 ( Relative clauses)

Unit 21 (The passive )

Unit 22 (Prepositions)

Unit 23 (Reflexive pronouns )

Unit 24 (Ouestions)

Unit 25 (question tags ,short agreements)

GRAMMAR GENIUS C

Unit 1(Present simple Present Continuous / stative verbs )

Unit 2 (Past Simple , past Continuous, used to )

Unit 3 ( Present perfect Simple , Present perfect continuous)

Unit 4 (Past Perfect Simple , past Perfect Continuous )

Unit 5 ( The future)

Unit 6 ( Adjectives , adverbs )

Unit 7 (Nouns, quantifiers,articles )

Unit 8 (Reflexive and Infinitive pronouns)

Unit 9 (Modal Verbs 1)

Unit 10 (Modal verbs2)

Unit 11 (Gerunds and Infinitives)

Unit 12 ( Had Better , would rather )

Unit 13 (Conditionals )

Unit 14 (Wishes )

Unit 15 (Reported speech 1)

Unit 16 (Reported speech 2 )

Unit 17 ( Relative clauses)

Unit 18 (The passive )

Unit 19 (Causative Form )

Unit 20 ( Question tags ,short agreements)

Unit 21 ( sentence linking )

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Grammar resources

skillwise

SKILLSWISE

This is a very useful page of BBC for english and maths for adults.
BBC Skillswise is a free-to-access website for adult numeracy and literacy tutors and students, with printable worksheets and factsheets and online games, videos and quizzes that can be used in class or by students at home. It currently covers Entry 3 and Level 1 of the Skills for Life numeracy and literacy core curricula.
 
In its homepage you can choose among: English, maths, job skills, adult learning , tutors, about skillswise.
Of course, I recommend you to go to the English page. You can see there are 6 topics: reading, writingspelling , word grammar, sentence grammar and speaking and listening.
 

skillswise reading

Each topic is divided into more topics. For example:

1.- Reading: The sound of English, Recognising letters and words, Types of text, Dictionaries and indexes, skimming and scanning, fact of opinion, reading and understanding, reading for pleasure

skillwise writing

 

2.- Writing: handwriting, Typing, filling in a form, writing a letter, planning your writing, Format and style, building up paragraphs, editing and proofreading

skillwise spelling

 
 
3. –Spelling:Plurals, prefixes and suffixes, root words, common letters patterns, memory aids, words to watch out for

skillwise word grammar

 
 
 

4.-Word grammar: What are word types, Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Pronouns, Connectives

skillwise sentence grammar

 

5.-Sentence and grammar: Punctuation, sentence structure, varieties of English, past, present or future tenses, instructions.

 

skillwise speaking and listening

 

6.- Speaking and listening: Types of listening, listening for specific, communication skills, formal and informal speaking, giving a presentation

 

 

 

 

There are  games, short videos around 1 minute, really useful for your classes and quizzes from the BBC to help adults improve their knowledge of parts of speech such as nouns, adjectives and the like. The games are useful for children too.

To go to this page click on each thumbnail or on the title.

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