Creating Composite Creatures
The bits of its body, are really quite shoddy, he’s all held together with string,
Discovered, they say, on the first day of May by an explorer out wandering the Nile.
The first thing he noted was the fact that it floated and its face was all covered in smile…
Create your own mini worlds using Streetview Stereographic.
Find, and display, images in a floating solar system with TagGalaxy. Take your time in the solar system, before clicking on the “sun”. A great place for discussion.
Animal Splicer, a fun online game mixing animals together; Build your wild self, an enchanting mixture of elf/fairy-like graphics, and interesting scientific information, makes this a great little application to explore with children of many ages. Build a “you” then add animal characteristics that transport you in to a world of fantastic creatures and beyond.
Lego Movies Maker App you can “Build your own LEGO® adventure, then capture your story”!
ZooKazam, which (free at times, but well worth it ehen not) is a gorgeous Augmented reality app, bringing wildlife to life on your desktop, even with rain or snow. Lots of amazing settings to explore. Their partners, Zoo Atlanta, is free and has the Safari Animals HERE.
Simple English Wikipedia, Wikipedia written in basic English.
Snappy Words, an online interactive English dictionary and thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and draw connections to associated words.
ThingLink to put hotspots on an image to create interactive scenes.
Runkeeper, a smartphone app that enables you to use the built-in GPS in your phone to track all of your outdoor activities.
Explore, find and log geocaches around the world with Geocaching.
Myst!!! to explore wonderful virtual landscapes.
Padlet, works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device.
WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD – other stuff
Solar System Scope offers the chance to explore the planetary bodies orbiting around our sun. It is a Watch and Play model of the planets and constellations moving over the night sky. Fuel up and fly folks. Scale of the Universe, Scale of the Universe 2, zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between; Extreme Planet Makeover to create your own planets;
Twitter is such a powerful tool ~ superb way to find links, information and the latest changes in the world of learning. Here’s a quick guide on Twitter for teachers. A few of the people we referred to include @dughall, @kvnmcl, @xannov, @deputymitchell. There are many more… (We are @timrylands and @sarahneild).
There are many of classes worth investigating, try @giraffeclass
Gadwin Printkey is an easy to use Freeware utility that allows you to capture any portion of the screen, save it to a file, copy it to your clipboard, or both. See this helpsheet on setting up Gadwin. (Scroll down their page to find the Gadwin PrintScreen free download option).