Tag Archives: Social Sciences

Greetings from the whiteboard. My name is Lee Raeburn and I am an education consultant that has recently joined the Manzana sales team. As a former Primary school teacher, I was always on the lookout for new and engaging websites for my students. For this addition of our newsletter I would like to take a […]

Maths Name: QuickMath Address: http://quickmath.com/ Description: QuickMath will automatically answer the most common problems in algebra, equations and calculus faced by high-school and college students. Name: Math goodies Address: http://www.mathgoodies.com Description: Math Goodies is your free math help portal featuring interactive lessons, worksheets, and homework help. Science Name: Exploring the planets Address: http://www.nasm.si.edu/etp/ Description: Exploring The Planets highlights […]

Secondary Name: MIT – Open courseware Address: http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm Description: MIT OpenCourseWare is a free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT Languages Name: Live Mocha Address: http://www.livemocha.com/ Description: Livemocha is the world’s largest online language learning community Name: Word2Word Address: http://www.word2word.com/course.html Description: Free online language courses Name: Maori.org Address: http://www.maori.org.nz/kotereo/ Description: An online Maori language course and listings of resources. English Name: Read Print Address: http://www.readprint.com/ Description: […]

Science: Name: Absorb learning Address: http://www.absorblearning.com/en/Free_online_Absorb_resources/ Description: Range of science activities for: chemistry, electronics, mathematics, physics and advanced physics. Name: ARKive Address: http://www.arkive.org/ Description: With the help of the world’s best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive is creating the ultimate multimedia guide to the world’s endangered species. Name: Freeze Ray Address: http://freezeray.com/physics.htm Description: Interactive games for physics, chemistry and biology. Name: Periodic table of videos Address: http://www.periodicvideos.com/# Description: A […]

General: Name: Grammar Address: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Science: Name: Whole brain atlas Address: http://www.med.harvard.edu/AANLIB/home.html Name: Interactive periodic table of elements Address: http://code.jalenack.com/periodic/ Name: Natural History Museum Address: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/index.html Name: National Geographic kids Address: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ History: Name: History Chanel Address:http://www.history.com/ Name: Worlds myths and legends in art Address: http://www.artsmia.org/world-myths/ Name: Animated Atlas Address: http://www.animatedatlas.com/movie2.html Math: Name: Quadrilateral Quest Address: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/amy/geometry/6-8/activities/quad_quest/quad_quest.html Name: Maths Net (www.mathsnet.net) Address:http://www.mathsnet.net/geometry/solid/nets.html http://www.mathsnet.net/geometry/solid/index.html Name: Ambleside Primary Address: http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/angleshapes.htmlName: BGLF – fractions Address: http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/fractions/index.htmName: Cut the knot Address: http://www.cut-the-knot.org/games.shtml Art Name: Mr Picasso Head Address: http://www.picassohead.com/create.html Music Name: The music interactive Address: http://www.themusicinteractive.com/TMI/The_Music_Interactive_-_Welcome.html

General: Name: Crickweb Address: http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ Name: Primary Games Address: http://www.primarygames.com/ Name: Learning Planet Address: http://www.learningplanet.com/stu/index.asp Name: SEN Teacher Address: http://www.senteacher.org/main/files.php Science: Name: BBC science clips Address:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/index_flash.shtmlName: Natural History Museum Address: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/index.html Name: National Geographic kids Address: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ Literacy: Name: Crazy Libs Address: http://rinkworks.com/crazylibs/ History: Name: Animated Atlas Address: http://www.animatedatlas.com/movie2.html Math: Name: Cut the knot Address: http://www.cut-the-knot.org/games.shtml Telling the time: Name: Bang on time Address: http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/BangOnTime/clockwordres.html 

November websites of the month

November 30, 2009

Name: Wallwisher Address: http://www.wallwisher.com Wallwisher is an online tool that combines brainstorming, sticky notes and a notice board all into one. An online application (no downloading required), Wallwisher provides you with a space to create your own virtual wall where users can attach their own notes. Notes can contain text, images, video, links etc. Wall wisher […]

What is the Public Domain? The Public Domain is all to do with intellectual property and copyright laws. Whilst a lot of images are free for you to look at online, it’s the knowing of whether you can then use them for the purposes of class or for students’ work that creates the confusion. This is […]

Name: Birmingham Grid for Learning Address: www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm An English website, ‘the Birmingham Grid for Learning’ is a comprehensive and well resourced online learning environment.  The sites real value comes in its free Interactive Whiteboard Resources.  With resources divided up by school year and subject there is a massive variety of engaging and interactive activities.   From simple activities such as matching body […]

This month we review three interactvie and engaging websites covering a range of subjects from Chemistry to English, General Science, Social Studies and, well, just about everything. Virtual Chemistry Name: Virtual Chemistry Address: http://www.chem.ox.ac.uk/vrchemistry/ Purpose: Online Chemistry resource utilising multimedia. Virtual chemistry is one of the most comprehensive science websites on the web. Put together by […]

                      iKnowthat.com Name: I know that.com Address: http://www.iknowthat.com  Purpose: A unique website full of highly interactive and educational games iKnowthat.com is a perfect partner for interactive whiteboards. A simple to use website, iKnowthat.com only requires you to take a minute registering (for free) and then opens up your classroom […]

Website of the month

September 8, 2008

Delicious.com – User: ManzanaNZ A site many of you will already be familiar with. Delicious.com (known to long time users as del.icio.us) is a ‘social book marking site’ that categorises users’ favourite websites under distinct headings. At first seeming rather basic, once you start searching topics (or tabs as they are known) delicious offers up a very addictive […]