Archive for June, 2010

Young Darwin Prize

28 June 2010

The Natural History Museum would like to invite you to take part in the Young Darwin Prize. www.youngdarwinprize.co.uk

Make a 2 minute news report about a conservation project you are already doing about the environment at school or in a community group.

For Key Stages 2 and 3, the prize is £500 to go on a school trip, as well as a VIP day at NHM. Closing date August 31st.

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The Football World Cup 2010

18 June 2010

The TES have collected together World Cup resources here or visit the site and search for World Cup. Crick Software’s LearningGrids team have also been preparing a range of free resources for use with Clicker or Writeonline. Alternatively you can read Tom Palmer’s World Cup story, featuring football detective Danny Harte. A new chapter is written daily during the World Cup and posted on the Literacy Trust’s website to read with your class. It includes actual events as and when they happen and there are also writing exercises on the site.

Thanks to John for suggesting the football games on Primary Games Arena and watch highlights recreated in Lego