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I am an all age Primary supply teacher. I am qualified in Science and Maths; I am interested in music as well and encouraging full use, by children of the latest ICT.

Animal Senses. 1.

Animal Senses

Think of the term alligator skin as a compliment: It’s extraordinarily sensitive to minute changes in vibration, which helps locate prey. 2. Alligators are touchy, but the platypus is more the feely type. Amazing Facts About a Cats' Sense of Smell. BBC Horizon - A Code in the Nose (1995) - 01 / 04. Perception: Taste Smell and Vision. Perfumes you Could Eat: Chandler Burr at TEDxCambridge 2010. Scents and Sensibilities: The Invisible Language of Smell.

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Gear template generator program. The gear template generator program is a program for printing paper templates for cutting out gears.

Gear template generator program

It can do everything that the online gear template generator can do, and much more. Things that the offline gear template generator can do: Involute spur gears (spur, ring, and rack) Planetary gear sets (using ring gears) Calculate small gear tooth undercut shapes Latntern / cycloid gear pairs Block chain and roller chain sprocket calculations Print gears across multiple pages Show grids with diagonals to help align multi-page printouts Support for metric and inches dimensions Right angle gear mode see hereNo internet connection required Export DXF, HPGL, CSV, Sketchup, PDF and bitmaps For more details, see the Online help or watch the Demonstration VideoThe doumentation is also available in French but the program is English only System requirements: Windows XP, Vista, or 7 or 8.

On the Move 5Mar15. Teaching engineering in the primary classroom. Outcomes You will be able to: understand different types of engineering and explore how this knowledge can be used in the classroom to enhance learning.develop an understanding of engineering thinking skills and discover ways that these skills can be practised in the classroom.gain hands on experience of practical projects and resources that promote engineering using written and practical making activities Summary Engineering is all around us, but how can we bring it into the classroom?

Teaching engineering in the primary classroom

This course is aimed at teachers and teaching assistants looking to develop ways to enthuse their budding engineers! This two day course will provide ideas, practical projects and resources to help make exciting engineering lessons possible in the primary classroom. Exploding Foam Science on Rachael Ray with Jeff Vinokur & Nick Cannon. Patriotic Monster Foam - Cool Science Experiment. The Ocean Has a "Channel" That Lets Sound Travel for Hundreds of Miles. Sound is a Mechanical Wave. Sound and music are parts of our everyday sensory experience.

Sound is a Mechanical Wave

Just as humans have eyes for the detection of light and color, so we are equipped with ears for the detection of sound. We seldom take the time to ponder the characteristics and behaviors of sound and the mechanisms by which sounds are produced, propagated, and detected. The basis for an understanding of sound, music and hearing is the physics of waves. Sound is a wave that is created by vibrating objects and propagated through a medium from one location to another.

In this unit, we will investigate the nature, properties and behaviors of sound waves and apply basic wave principles towards an understanding of music. How are electromagnetic waves different from sound waves? Type of energy and energy form. There are different forms of energy as kinetic, potential, mechanical, thermal, gravitational, sound, elastic, light, and electromagnetic energy, but there are two main types of energy: potential energy - this is stored energy.

Type of energy and energy form

Kinetic energy - this is moving energy. The forms of energy are often named after a related force. Music chimes - kids activity to make music from water and glasses. What is sound energy? Sound energy Sound is the movement of energy through substances in longitudinal (compression/rarefaction) waves.

What is sound energy?

Sound is produced when a force causes an object or substance to vibrate — the energy is transferred through the substance in a wave. Typically, the energy in sound is far less than other forms of energy. Let's see this illustration. A vibrating drum in a disco transfers energy to the room as sound.

Sound vibrations create sound waves which move through mediums such as air and water before reaching our ears. How to Make a Flute - Materials and Flute Physics. How to Make Musical Instruments for Kids : How to Make Homemade Oboes with Straws. New York Philharmonic. Homemade musical instruments- wind instruments. Ukulele chords. Beginners. BEGINNERS' SONGS: (I recommend practicing them in the following order.

Beginners

Start with the slow versions. The "BAR" is a link to the baritone arrangement, for tuning DGBE) An important goal is to eventually play without the need for chord diagrams, that is, just using the letter symbols. To that end, I have added a new feature to the songs on my website. When you click on a song, scroll down and you will find a version (the "naked" version!) Improve your ability to play songs in the keys of C,F,G,D, and A by playing "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Amazing Grace" in those keys:

Two Ways to Use a Knitting Fork, or "Lucet" Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: DIY Palm Pipes. The drinking straw flute was such a success, I was anxious for my son to make another instrument.

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: DIY Palm Pipes

When I found instructions to make palm pipes out of PVC here, I knew my son would be psyched. We started with one 5-foot length of ½-inch cold water PVC pipe (price: less than $2). My husband cut it into the following lengths: 23.6 cm (F) 21.0 cm (G) 18.75 cm (A) 17.5 cm (B flat) 15.8 cm (C)

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Grow your own sweetcorn. Sweetcorn is most successful in long hot summers, though many modern cultivars are better suited to cooler climates.

Grow your own sweetcorn

‘Supersweet’ cultivars are much sweeter than older varieties and retain their sweetness for longer; however, they are less vigorous. ‘Extra tender sweet’ corn is a less chewy form of ‘supersweet’ ideal for growing in the garden. Do not grow Supersweet cultivars close to other cultivars, as cross-pollination reduces the sweetness. Ukulele for beginners - lesson 2. About AV&DCS. ORIGINSIn 1968 the Axe was awash from bank to bank which may have stimulated councillors of Seaton Urban District and Axminster Rural District Councils to commission a feasibility study for a large marina occupying the whole of the marsh area to the west of the Axe, almost up to the Stafford Brook.

About AV&DCS

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