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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.

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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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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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HOW TO BE ENGLISH (my collection)

I like  those pictures about:  “How to be english” . So, I have been collecting them from different webs. Now, I want to share   my collection in case it could be useful for you.

 

ATTENTION: The webs from I have taken my collection are said at the bottom of this page. Many thanks to all of them.

(Click on each to make it bigger)

Old BritainHTBE C12Ye olde Britain

Asking the wayHTBE C15Asking the way

Mind the GapHTBE C13Mind the gap

The mighty spudHTBE C16The mighty spud

Eat fish and chipsHTBE C17Fish and chips

DrivingHTBE C14Driving

Pets
HTBE C20Pets

British beerHTBE C26British beer

True BritishHTBE C30True Brit

Learning by doingHTBE C27Learning by doing

My englishHTBE C1 My english

The telephone boxHTBE C28The telephone box

Arrival
HTBE C29Arrival


How to know your english HTBE C2How to know your English Fluency

Test your englishHTBE C24Test your english

How to be politeHTBE C3How to be polite

Real EnglishHTBE C23Real english



How to start a conversationHTBE C25Meeting and greeting



Speak slowlyHTBE C3Speak slowly

How to complainHTBE C6How to complaint

Terms of endearmentHTBE C4Terms of endearment

DepartureHTBE C9Departure

How to pronounce the “th”HTBE C5How to pronounce the TH



Tourist attractionsHTBE C10Shopping



QueuingHTBE D2When visiting England



Tea timeHTBE C7 Tea time

Winners HTBE D6winners

Dress senseHTBE C8Dress Sense

British virtuesHTBE D!·British virtues

Coming up from a tourHTBE DComing up fron a tour



Free time
HTBE D4Free time



Game
HTBE D5Game

Mailing HTBE D10Mailing

British TraditionHTBE D7English traditions

On the phoneHTBE D9On the phone

The ClockHTBE D8The Clock



PresentsHTBE D14Presents

NeighboursHTBE D12Neighboughrs

Traditiions HTBE D16Traditions

In the streetHTBE D13In the street

GardeningHTBE D19Gardening

British FolkHTBE D15British folk



MendingHTBE D20mending

 

Free TimeHTBE D18Freetime

How to say Good byeHTBE D21How to say goodbye

 

You can have next ones  from Lee Gone Publications, the how to be British collections:“The How to be British Collection of Postcards” 

UK map,English Breakfast, Practise your prepositions, British abroad, The Big Ben, Brain of Britain, Weather, Words you need, The English family, Teatime, Practice your conditionals…

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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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SCIENCES ONLINE GAMES

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ESOL GAMES

The page of all these games has been created by Doina Popovici, an ESOL math teacher from Atlanta, Georgia.

It has lots of free English language learning software for novice and intermediate English language learners (ELLs). 

A bit below I comment about each part of this great page.

spelling g

 Hangman Games

Days of the Week Hangman  Game

Months of the Year Hangman  Game

Seasons Hangman  Game

word scramble gWord Scramble Games

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

jeopardy gamesClassroom Jeopardy Games

A variety of classroom jeopardy games. Each game has at least three categories. The games can be played alone or in teams. Click on the following links to see the games.

Open-Ended Jeopardy Games (Basic Vocabulary)

Picture Dictionary Jeopardy Games (Multiple Choice)

Grammar Jeopardy Games (Multiple Choice)

Math Jeopardy Games (Open-Ended)

ESL flashcards gESL Flashcards

Click on the following links to download interactive flashcards for different categories.

Action Flashcards

Animal Flashcards

Body Parts Flashcards

Clothing Flashcards

Food Flashcards

Fruit Flashcards

Vegetable Flashcards

Shapes Flashcards

Grammar Gamesgrammar games

Fun and interactive grammar games. Click on the following links to see the games.

Basketball games       Jeopardy games

The Verb “TO BE”               Parts of Speech Jeopardy

Prepositions                          Nouns Jeopardy

Irregular Nouns          Interactive  Games

Count and Noncount N.       Verbs

Good Versus Well             Irregular Nouns

 Millonaire Game

Possessive Pronouns and Adjectives

Contractions

 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.

maths g Maths Games

Most games are suitable for elementary and middle grades. They are organized by grade level, content, and game type.

map g Maps Games

A variety of interactive map games that English language learners can use to learn the names of continents, countries, and states: USA, Europe, Africa, Australia, Central Ameica, South America, Canada, Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, SouthEast Asia, East Asia

matching g Matching Games

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.

 sorting gSorting  Games

Classifying animals, healthy food, Triangles…

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