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[Joanna_Birch,_Joy_Palmer]_Geography_in_the_Early_( Super science book excellent. Science Resources references. Science activities. Health, Nutrition & PE vocabulary games, Health, Nutrition & PE vocabulary puzzles - www.localhost/vocabulary. National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) - April 2013.

History Frames/Story Maps. Online history lessons - history and ICT. 22 maps: US pronunciation differences. The Periodic Table of Elements. Home of CELLS alive! Virtual labs. Australia's Dictation Test (1901) - Take The Test on! In 1901 the Immigration Restriction Act was introduced with the intention of keeping out anyone that Australia did not want to admit.

Australia's Dictation Test (1901) - Take The Test on!

A feature of this Act was the notorious 'Dictation Test' that could be administered to anyone trying to enter the country. It required the person to be able to write correctly at least 50 words dictated by the Customs officer... in any language of the office's choosing! Can you pass the test? has brought back the evil Dictation Test so that you can see whether you have what it takes to pass.

The passages we have selected for the test are genuine examples used by Customs officers in the 1920s and 30s. Press play to listen to one of our many recorded passages and type down the words exactly as you hear them. Press Play and Type Here The Dictation Test was a sure fire way of excluding unwanted immigrants. The Dictation Test finally ceased to be legal in 1958. Back to Museum. African Elephant: The Animal Files. Main Characteristics African Elephants are the largest of all land living animals.

African Elephant: The Animal Files

They have a head and body length between 5 and 7.5 m (16.4 - 24.6 ft), a tail length between 1 and 1.5 m (3.25 - 5 ft) and they weigh between 4 and 7 tonnes (3.9 - 6.9 tons). They are coloured grey/brown with a sparse covering of hair. Their head is large and they have large ears that they use to radiate excess heat. Their trunk is large and muscular and both sexes have two, well developed, forward curving tusks, although they are more developed in males. Their neck is short and they have a large barrel-like body. Habitat. Planets For Kids - Solar System Facts and Astronomy. Centre of the Cell. Home of CELLS alive! Kids Health. Interactive Science activities. ABPI - Resources for Schools It is helpful to be able to search on an age range within each subject area Teacher 2011 View page Choose topic The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry 7th floor, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QT Telephone +44 (0) 870 890 4333 ABPI Cymru Wales ABPI Northern Ireland ABPI Scotland Terms and conditions Cookie & Privacy policy Accessibility statement.

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The Learning Zone: Homepage. GetBodySmart: Interactive Tutorials and Quizzes On Human Anatomy and Physiology. Chemistry-Periodic Table and Atomic Theory on Pinterest. Design a garden. The Photosynthesis Cycle". The Earth's atmosphere is mostly composed of nitrogen.

The Photosynthesis Cycle"

Oxygen makes up just 21 percent of the air we breathe. Carbon dioxide, argon, ozone, water vapor and other gasses make up a tiny portion of it, as little as 1 percent. These gasses probably came from several processes as the Earth evolved and grew as a planet. But some scientists believe that the Earth's atmosphere would never have contained the oxygen we need without plants. Plants (and some bacteria) release oxygen during photosynthesis, the process they use to change water and carbon dioxide into sugar they can use for food.

Photosynthesis is a complex reaction. 6CO2 + 12H2O + Light -> C6H12O6 + 6O2+ 6H2O In other words, while we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide, plants inhale carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen. Without the sun to feed plants (and the plants to release oxygen), we might not have breathable air. Obviously, plants are important, but not just because they give us food to eat and oxygen to breathe. Educational Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environment, Biographies. ASU - Ask A Biologist. The Amoeba Sisters - The Amoeba Sisters. Dr. Arbor Talks Trees. 4-H Virtual Farm.