Learning Community: June 2007 Archives

SEO TAGG

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If you are web savvy or want to be, you need to be learning about SEO, or search engine optimization, in order to get your site to the top of Google search results. Check out Seotagg, a site that lets users submit items in a digg-like format. The items should be tips, links, and comments that relate to SEO. In return, the site offers to share its revenue with users. Seotagg makes it really easy to submit links by providing a bookmarklet you can insert in your favorites folder or toolbar, so when SEO TAGG / Published News

MizPee

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This is just funny.... Do you ever find yourself desperately looking for a clean toilet in the city? MizPee finds the closest, cleanest toilet and gives you entertaining reading material once you get there. Since the service is cell phone-based, it's always with you, when you really need it. MizPee Home

Toufee

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Toufee is a new WYSIWYG online Flash movie builder that aims to make it easy for non technical users to quickly create impressive multimedia items for embedding in web pages. Some of the key features include drag and drop element placement, good control over presentation timing and a text-to-speech engine with six relatively human voices. ... Toufee - Create Flash Movies in Seconds!

Factbites

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What do you get if you cross a search engine with an encyclopedia? Factbites - a new way to search the web. Other search engines spew out meaningless site-names and mangled phrases. Factbites offers you real, meaningful sentences that are right on topic. Factbites: Where results make sense

Discovery Educator Network

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WOW lots of great stuff here. Will look into a partnership. Educator Resources

Foreign Language Links

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Tex's French Grammar

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One more test

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This is a test of the emergency braodcast system

Watch OUT!

Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab

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OK. You asked for it. Here's some more experiments from Reeko's bag of tricks. And don't forget - you're in the Top Secret Section F of Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab so please understand that all knowledge gleamed from conducting these experiments must be kept strictly confidential... Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab - Top Secret Section F

Volcanoes Online

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Download-a-Dinosaur

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Earth Materials

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Welcome to the Earth Materials Module! Learn about Mohs' hardness scale while escaping the Castle of Doom. Fossweb * Earth Materials
These alphabetical listings include synonyms of accepted mineral names, pronunciation of that name, name origins, and locality information. Visit our expanded selection of mineral pictures. A to Z List

A Walk in the Woods

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Very Cool site!!! Walk in the Woods is designed for third through fifth grade students to gain an appreciation of nature. Sometimes students are not able to go to a forest preserve or woods, so this brings the woods to them. A Walk in the Woods
"MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU... USE THE FORCE, LUKE." You probably heard these phrases in the Star Wars Movies! But back down here on Earth, scientists think of "force" and "forces" in different ways. You may wonder why your body wants to "slide" to the side of the car as you go around a tight turn in the road? Has your stomach felt queazy on a roller-coaster ride? Why should you not be riding in the back of a pickup truck while going around a curve traveling too fast? All of these questions and experiences deal with the force that this chapter deals with. Stay away from the dark side with us and Click on the "next" button below to explore the force that is with you! 8th Grade Sci-ber Text Forces Introduction

BBC - Schools - Homepage

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So Much here! Pre k -12 BBC - Schools - Homepage

Element Math Game

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Welcome to It's Elemental - Element Math Game! The computer will randomly pick an element and present you with that element's data from the Periodic Table of Elements. Use that information to answer the question that the computer asks about the number of protons, neutrons, electrons or nucleons (particles in the nucleus) that an atom of that element contains. Press the 'Check my answer' button after you have entered your answer. If you don't know how to calculate the number of protons, neutrons, electrons or nucleons that are in an atom of an element, reading this page may help you. It's Elemental - Element Math Game

Light & Optics Activities

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The Science of Light

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Light is everywhere in our world. We need it to see: it carries information from the world to our eyes and brains. Seeing colors and shapes is second nature to us, yet light is a perplexing phenomenon when we study it more closely The Science of Light
Below are links to several stories of Native American Indian Lore from several Tribes across Turtle Island. If you have a story of Native Indian Lore you would like to have posted here, send it to me with as much information about the Lore that you can, and I will post it with others found here. Help me to make this site the best Lore site on the Web . Native American Lore Index

Atlas géographique mondial

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For Cyber Planets and LC's 4-8 Social Studies Vous aimez la géographie, vous aimeriez mieux la connaître, vous voulez peut-être vous tenir informé des nombreux changements qui interviennent régulièrement dans le monde qui nous entoure. Vous trouverez sur ce site chaque pays classé d'abord par continent, puis par ordre alphabétique. En suivant les différents liens, situez-les à l'aide des cartes et découvrez leurs drapeaux, leurs hymnes, leurs armoiries et leurs fiches descriptives. Vous ferez alors mieux connaissance avec des pays parfois méconnus. Si vous constatez une erreur ou si vous possédez un renseignement qui fait défaut sur la fiche d'un pays n'hésitez pas à m'envoyer un message. Toute remarque sera la bienvenue. Merci de votre aide. Une photo de chaque pays ou territoire est également disponible par simple clic sur le nom du pays (entre les deux drapeaux). Atlas g駮graphique mondial

Air Travelers

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Air Travelers is an introduction to the basic principles of buoyancy, properties of gases, temperature, and the technology involved in hot air ballooning. This resource is primarily for teachers in the upper elementary grades. Air Travelers
For Cyber PLanets 3-8 Science Category Mus馥 des sciences et de la technologie du Canada

Phases of Matter

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Welcome to the Science Unit. In this unit we will be exploring... Activity #1: Introduction, Lab Reports and Science Classroom Safety Activity #2: Safety and Chemicals Activity #3: The Periodic Table of Elements Activity #4: Growing Crystals Activity #5: Shapes and Polyhedra Activity #6: Making Goop Activity #7: Hot Pack / Cold Pack Activity #8: Silica Gel Activity #9: The Breathalyzer Test Activity #10: Building a Geodesic Dome Activity #11: Where's the Water? Mr. Thackwray's Science Home Page

The SCIENCE PAGE

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If You are Hooked on Science ... You will enjoy these science and science education sites. The Science Page - Free Science Homework Help Resources

Tour Of The Human Body

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KLB Interactivities!

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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Languages: French exercises Spanish exercises Italian exercise Japanese exercises Latin exercise German exercises Primary School French & German language resources History: KS3 History Interactivities and eResource materials Geography: Key Stage 3/4 interactivities and eResources Science: KS3 and KS4 exercises ICT: eResources and Interactivities index English: eResources Page Title