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Hell of Sand Game "Falling Sand Game", also "World of Sand", (2005) is a Java applet first found on the Dofi Blog via Fark thread, later enlarged and rehosted by Chirag Mehta. The game has been popular on community link sites like Digg and Delicious and involves four main falling particles: sand, water, salt, and oil. Each of these particles have special properties that can be manipulated; among these include burning, desiccating, growing, eroding, and more.
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Project-based learning, the USA and Authentic Video in the EFL classroom | Elisabeth Horn The Globe Trekker/Pilot Guides video collection is a treasure trove for any English teacher. It encompasses extensive material from every corner of the world, and especially English-speaking countries are lavished with attention. Australia, Canada, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, England – you name it. Even individual cities are endowed with an approx. 50-minute complete video of its own, like London, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans to name but a few. Covering the United States satisfactorily in the language classroom is a daunting project, especially if you want to give your students more than a superficial understanding of its history, geography, language and people. To date, Globe Trekker offers a range of videos on the USA, covering practically every individual state, and, so it seems, more is coming every new season. In addition to making this initial decision, there are quite a lot of follow-up issues to consider: The route travelled in the video “Deep South”
American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Explora Imgur user shows map of every river basin in the US A stunning new map shows the complex network of rivers and streams in the contiguous United States. Created by Imgur user Fejetlenfej, a geographer and GIS analyst with a ‘lifelong passion for beautiful maps,’ it highlights the massive expanse of river basins across the country – in particular, those which feed the Mississippi River. The map visualizes Strahler Stream Order Classification, the creator explains, with higher stream orders indicated as thicker lines. Scroll down for video Created by Imgur user Fejetlenfej , a geographer and GIS analyst with a ‘lifelong passion for beautiful maps,’ it highlights the massive expanse of river basins across the country – in particular, those which feed the Mississippi River, in pink It was created using the open-source QGIS software, and the high resolution prints are available on Etsy. The top left portion of the map shows much of the Pacific Northwest basin, illustrated in a brownish-orange color. Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% MinimizeExpandClose 1.) 2.)
WonderMaps : Bright Ideas Press, Practical, Fun, and Affordable History, Geography, and Science Resources! Pick Your Features! Print Your Maps! Geography and map skills add richness to any lesson. Whether it’s history, literature, science, current events or Bible, maps play an integral role in thoroughly understanding the topic at hand. With WonderMaps’ made-to-order geography materials at your fingertips, there’s no more skipping map studies due to a lack of preparation time and resources! What is WonderMaps? WonderMaps is designed with easy-to-use layers that allow you to enjoy great customizable features with just a click. Select: historical or modern-day mapsoutline, reference, political, or topographical mapsblack-and-white or color mapsfeatures including: names, borders, rivers, cities, physical features, and graticulesWonderMaps includes:65+ maps of the world60+ maps of the USA130+ historical maps, including 25 biblical mapsThe complete map sets from The Mystery of History vols. Read WonderMaps Review by Marilyn Rockett WonderMaps Version 1.1 Release notes:
Differences Between American and British English By Kenneth Beare While there are certainly many more varieties of English, American English and British English are the two varieties that are taught in most ESL/EFL programs. Generally, it is agreed that no one version is "correct" however, there are certainly preferences in use. The three major differences between between American and British English are: Pronunciation - differences in both vowel and consonants, as well as stress and intonation Vocabulary - differences in nouns and verbs, especially phrasal verb usage Spelling - differences are generally found in certain prefix and suffix forms The most important rule of thumb is to try to be consistent in your usage. Use of the Present Perfect continue reading below our video Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% In British English the present perfect is used to express an action that has occurred in the recent past that has an effect on the present moment. I've lost my key. In British English the above would be considered incorrect. British English:
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