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Active science modules

Active science modules
GlaxoSmithKline's Active Science website is no longer available. The majority of the content from this site has been transferred to the ABPI Resources for Schools website. You may access the modules as follows: Age 5-7 Humans and Animals Human and Animal Habitats Illustrated Materials Database and Mission Material combined into Materials Age 7-11 Energy Challenge Population Growth and Population Growth and Predators combined into Population Growth Body Builder Age 11-14 Interactive Periodic table Balanced diet Age 14-16 Enzymes in Biotechnology Age 16+ The following modules have not been transferred; if you wish to use the information from one of these modules please contact ABPI at The Heart Elements Database Selective Breeding and Genetic Engineering Please note that there are interactive resources on the ABPI site covering the Heart and Circulation, Digestion and Genes and Inheritance. Related:  Recursos

Slice of Life If I dismiss the ordinary — waiting for the special, the extreme, the extraordinary to happen — I may just miss my life.–Dani Shapiro in Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life (2013, 123) In February 2008, Stacey was reading one of her student’s writer’s notebooks and came across a piece of writing about his sister’s lost necklace. Christian wrote an entire entry about the outrage he felt when his mother made the family drop everything to search for his sister’s lost necklace in their apartment. Thirty minutes after they lifted up couch cushions and checked under all of the beds, her necklace turned up on her neck! There was something about his entry, this little snippet of Christian’s life. That experience gave Stacey an idea: she could use “slice of life” stories to inspire her fourth graders who weren’t writing in their writer’s notebooks with the same gusto as Christian. The individual challenge began on Two Writing Teachers in 2008 and has grown each year. 1.

Easy Science Experiments, Videos, and Science Fair Ideas Actividades | Primaria Digital “De nombres y lugares” “Expediciones Vikingas” “Los grandes barcos de la historia” “¿Por qué Erik el ROJO?” “Tu barrio” “Vikingos: grandes viajeros” “Historias mágicas” Afiches publicitarios de “los nuevos magos” “Noticias mágicas” “De varitas y palabras” “La magia: ¿un hobby?” "La magia y la tecnología" “Buscar y encontrar fósiles” “Democracia y participación” “Las huellas del hombre” "Sumar y restar" Garbology Featured Activity: Waste-Less Lunch Lead your students in learning about natural resources used in common packaging materials. Challenge your students to conserve natural resources through their lunch choices. Check out this and other Garbology lessons for the classroom » Featured Activity: Conduct a Waste Assessment Do you know how much waste your school puts in landfills each week? Learn how and check out other Garbology activities » Featured Activity: Composting With the FBI The FBI turn waste into healthy soil. Bring Garbology home »

13 juegos para fomentar la autoestima en el aula Cada vez más centros, y profesores a título particular, piden herramientas para trabajar las emociones y la autoestima en el aula, como parte de la formación integral de sus alumnos. Puede ayudar a prevenir males mayores, conflictos, casos de bullying y acoso escolar, en ocasiones con un final dramático. Las educadoras de la escuela infantil Arlequín, en Fuenlabrada (Madrid), han realizado cursos para iniciar un programa de inteligencia emocional este año. La escuela de desarrollo emocional y social Afectiva organiza una extraescolar en el colegio público Francisco Arranz a instancias de la asociación de padres y madres de alumnos (AMPA). “Lo fundamental es pensar lo que decimos a los demás, lo que nos dicen y lo que sentimos”, dice una psicóloga “No hace falta hacer cosas muy complicadas, a veces basta con consejos pequeños y cotidianos aplicados de manera constante”, interviene Rocío López, maestra especializada en innovación y directora de comunicación del portal Edúkame. Infantil

Molecular Workbench Three Views of MW Senior Scientist and Molecular Workbench Developer Charles Xie, Researcher and Manager Amy Pallant, and Technology and Curriculum Developer Dan Damelin describe the history of Molecular Workbench and our vision for the future. Watch the Video undefinedundefinedundefined Selected Curriculum Modules Transistor Semiconductor Plasma Molecular Rover Chemical Bonding Chemical Resp. Diffusion Heat & Temperature Electrostatics Phase Change DNA to Protein Mission: Immunity Lipids & Carbs Tree of Life Proteins & DNA Harvest Light Quantum Mechanics Crystallography More Modules » Launches MW Create Your Own Simulations MW is not just a collection of simulations—do not be deceived by first glance. Learn More in MW's Online Manual » Launches MW Create Your Own Curriculum Modules A simulation without instructional support is difficult for students to use. Learn More in MW's Online Manual » Launches MW Fun Stuff Electrostatic Maze 3D Maze Roving Nanogear Block Feeder Probability Machine Dainty Walker Water Wheels

Welcome To The Web | Teaching Ideas "Welcome to the Web" is an interactive set of web pages which can be used to teach children (and adults) about the Internet. They can be used in the classroom / computer room and children are welcome to explore them as they wish (although they have been designed to use in sequence). The resources are in split into seven sections: The Beginning - explains how to use the site. When visitors complete the challenge, they are able to print a personalised certificate to show their competence in using the Internet. Each section (except the Challenge) has worksheets which, although not compulsory, can be used to direct children's attention to important parts of the resources and to test their knowledge. The answers are not included with the worksheets. The Welcome to the Web resources can be found at: The Welcome to the Web resources have taken a very long time to create. Comments can be sent to Additional Resources:

Basic Search Education Lesson Plans - GoogleWebSearchEducation Web search can be a remarkable research tool for students - and we've heard from educators that they could use some help to teach better search skills in their classroom. The following Search Education lessons were developed by Google Certified Teachers and the Search Education team to help you do just that. The lessons are short, modular and not specific to any discipline so you can mix and match to what best fits the needs of your classroom. Additionally, all lessons come with a companion set of slides (and some with additional resources) to help you guide your in-class discussions. They are all under Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike, so feel free to adapt them and use them as you see fit! Just please link back to this page. Understanding the fundamentals of how search engines work will help your students become better searchers. What is the Web? Search is easy but some practice and technique will take your students a long way. Which link should I follow? More resources: