On this page you will find links you need to help you with your literacy work on the computers.
Please go onto this website: http://www.explainthatstuff.com/
Research one of the following:
|1. How do hot air balloons work?||2. How do toilet flushes work?||3. How do electric toothbrushes work?|
|4. How do parachutes work?||5. How do CDs and DVDs work?||6. How do combine harvesters work?|
|7. How does bullet proof glass work?||8. How do airbags work?||9. How does a fire extinguisher work?|
|10. How do touch screens work?||11. How do microwaves work?||12. How does sunscreen work?|
Research Physalia Physalis
Write four short paragraphs in your own words, using the following headings:
What it is?
Where is it found?
What does it eat?
Is it dangerous to humans?
Here are some child friendly search engines:
swiggle - http://www.swiggle.org.uk/
google for kids - www.safesearchkids.com
wiki for kids - www.wikiforkids.ws
safe images - www.safeimages.safesearchkids.com
Others you could try are:
yahoo kids - www.kids.yahoo.com
ask for kids - www.askkids.com
kids click - www.kidsclick.org
Remember, if you are going to use google, you must open it in internet explorer and report anything you think should not be there.
World Book day
Here are some links to some games suggested by the World Book day website, let me know which you think are the best!