remembrance day

Over the Top: http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/games/overtop/index_e.shtml

How hazardous was it to live and fight in the trenches of the First World War?
After reading the story, make a list of the types of dangers that soldiers faced
while fighting in the trenches.

social networking

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Padlet:
http://padlet.com/

Coniferous Trees: http://padlet.com/wall/3qpdhjjeya

Deciduous Trees: http://padlet.com/wall/dirnunmw0h

Today’s Meet:
http://todaysmeet.com/

patrollers

Here’s a website with some activities and games for you to play to brush up on your patrolling skills! http://www.ama.ab.ca/community-and-ama/ssp-patrollers

If your parents have Facebook, they can “Like” the AMA School Safety Patrol page: http://www.facebook.com/AMASchoolSafetyPatrol?sk=timeline
An interesting fact found on that page:
-Did you know there are 21 astronauts who were patrollers?

Reminders:
None as of now!

Upcoming Events:
Patroller Training on September 12.

science 5 [wetland ecosystems]

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/food/food_menu.html

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/313/deploy/interface.html

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/food/food_menu.html

http://www.wonderville.ca/v1/activities/watertreatment/wateractivity.html

http://www.bellmuseum.org/distancelearning/watershed/watershed2.html

http://www.wonderville.ca/v1/activities/wetlands/wetlands.html

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/frogs/chain_reaction/index.cfm

http://www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/Environments/index.html

http://www.iknowthat.com/com/App?File=ScienceLab.htm&Type=S&SWF=foodchains%2Fscience_desk&App=Science+Lab (click maybe later)

http://www.inlets.net/ICT/science/water_world/index.php#

http://www.calgary.ca/docgallery/BU/environmental_management/Envirosquad/flash/EnviroSquadIntro.html

http://www.ran.org/new/kidscorner/jungle_gym/games/

http://www.ecokidsonline.com/pub/eco_info/topics/frogs/acid_rain/index.cfm#

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/food/pond_activity.html

http://www.wonderville.ca/v1/activities/fishing/Fishing.html

http://www.engagingscience.org/games/onlinegames/games.html (click wild wetlands)

http://www.mhschool.com/science/2008/student/na/scienceinmotion/Common/SIM.html?Module=../Grade5/Chapter4-TheWaterCycle/

http://www.mhschool.com/science/2008/student/na/scienceinmotion/Common/SIM.html?Module=../Grade1/Chapter4-FoodChain/

http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/pondexplorer/pond-cross.html

http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0078693896/280423/CT08.html

 

frogskin u

http://www.frogskinu.com/

science 5 [electricity and magnetism]

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/302/deploy/interface.html

Explains and shows how a battery works.

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/electromagnets/

Great interactive site working with magnets and electrical currents. Students figure what they need to pick up a certain amount of paper clips.

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/520/deploy/interface.html

Great demonstration of how a motor works.Very good visuals. Good to do with whole group.

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/energy/energy_efficient/index.cfm

Interactive information game that allows students to see how much energy they can save

http://www.learningcircuits.co.uk/

Good site to learn all about circuits, some what interactive and can be used as a whole class learning tool.

http://www.switchedonkids.org.uk/

Good site to teach and and review electricity and how to use to safely

http://www.ngflcymru.org.uk/vtc/using_electricity/eng/Introduction/default.htm

This activity is designed to introduce pupils to the idea that some everyday objects need electricity to work.It is an interactive site for smart board.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/activities/conductors.shtml

Good site that discusses electrical conductors includes online quizzes and videos.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/activities/changing_circuits.shtml

Good site that discusses electrical  circuits includes quizzes and videos.

http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/siliconspies.htm

A great game/interactive site for students to learn about electrical concepts

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/wattsthat_flash/index.html

A game like Jeopardy that asks variety of science related questions not necessarily about electricity

http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/

Great site for electrical circuit concepts lots of diagrams and activities

http://www.cleo.net.uk/resources/displayframe.php?src=207/consultants_resources%2Fscience%2FcircuitWorld%2Findex.html

Build and test your own electrical circuit with Cleo in circuit world. Great site.

http://www.crucialcrew.org/electricity/

Click on the bottom for specific topics.

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/games/energy_flows.aspx

A sequencing game that allows students to figure out orders of different objects to make an electrical current flow

http://www.mhschool.com/science/2008/student/na/scienceinmotion/Common/SIM.html?Module=../Grade5/Chapter12-ParallelCircuit/

A video showing how to do/make parallel circuits

 

criteria for formatting a blog post

Criteria for Formatting a Blog

Created March 5, 2013 by 6/5

 

music

*NEW* Unifix Cube Drumshttp://www.philtulga.com/unifix.html

Scratch Simulatorhttp://www.musicgames.co/game/1568/scratch-simulator/

One Man Bandhttp://www.musicgames.co/game/1408/one-man-band/

Notessimohttp://www.musicgames.co/game/1562/notessimo/

 

social 5 – outstanding Canadian immigrants

Immigrants of Distinction Award Recipients: http://www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca/ida/recipients

Read a few of these stories about these outstanding people!

Go back and re-read one of the stories that jumped out at you and respond to these questions that we will discuss as a class later:

1. How has this person’s way of life changed?
e.g., new job, increased access to medical services or education

2. What challenges or hardships has s/he experienced?
e.g., new language, different foods, unfamiliar customs, loneliness

3. What contributions has s/he made to the new community?
e.g., special skills, cultural traditions, beliefs.

4. How had the community changed because of this person?
e.g., increased diversity, exposure to new cultural traditions, foods, clothing styles, languages?

Questions adapted from a Learn Alberta Critical Challenge: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/ssoc5/html/creatingacommemorativebox_cc.html.

critical thinking questions

critical thinking

Found at: http://www.posterenvy.com/servlet/Detail?no=2043