Look at this amazing site about the ANZACs

http://www.abc.net.au/innovation/gallipoli/gallipoli2.htm#





To help you with writing letters have a look at this site.

http://www.letterwritingguide.com/


How do people celebrate their culture?
http://www.paperfolding.com/
http://www.scarygami.net/main.php?lang=1&style=1

What is my place in the world?
http://www.naturalhistoryonthenet.com/Continents/mainpage.htm
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/continents/
So you think you know the continents? Work your way through this game and prove it!
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_Continents.htm
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002719/home.html
If you have mastered the continents have a go at this!!!
http://findcountry.appspot.com/easyversion

A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME

TERM TWO - WHAT WOULD LIFE HAVE BEEN LIKE FOR ME IN THE PAST?


Come and find out about Ancient Egypt
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/Egypt.html

http://www.seaworld.org/fun-zone/fun-guides/egypt/index.htm

The Ancient Romans were an interesting group - find out all about them here.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/

Why not travel in time to the Ancient Greeks?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/

There are many more places to visit as you travel through time. Have a great journey everyone.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/history.shtml

WE ARE ALSO BEGINNING TO LOOK AT OUR SCIENCE SKILLS TO PREPARE FOR OUR SCIENCE FAIR IN TERM 3.

SOME OF THE SITES BELOW MIGHT BE OF USE.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/science.shtml

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/Science/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/categories/science/

http://www.schoolscience.co.uk/ages_7-11.cfm

The following link will list many more science for kids sites for you to use. Take a look

http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-science.htm




In term one we will be looking at different ways to tell time, why we need to tell the time, what time means.
We will be looking at our own personal time line and family tree.
Look out for some great web pages to help you with this.

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/



MAKE A SAND CLOCK
An hour glass, sometimes called a sand glass or a sand clock, keeps time. When the hour glass was invented in the third century in Alexandria, it was sometimes worn like a watch on a chain. The specific length of time each hour glass measures is reckoned by how long it takes the sand inside to run from one bulb to the other. In this activity, your child will make her own sand clock, and learn to measure the time it keeps.

What You Need:

  • Stop watch or watch that counts seconds
  • Very dry sand or salt
  • 2 clean baby food jars of the same size
  • Scissors
  • Heavy paper
  • Hole punch
  • Masking tape
What You Do:
  1. Pour very dry sand or salt into one baby food jar.
  2. Using a scissors, cut a piece of heavy paper that will cover the mouth of the jar. Punch a hole in the center of the paper with the hole punch.
  3. Place the paper over the mouth of the jar. Place the identical jar on top of the jar that holds the sand so that the mouths are together with the paper in between. Now tape the mouths of the jars firmly together.
  4. Turn the jars over and watch the sand fall into the lower jar. How long does it take to fill the lower jar? Turn the sand clock over. Does it take the same amount of time every time?
  5. Have your child practice predictive thinking by asking how she might change her sand glass to make it measure a different amount of time/ How would you build an hour glass – a clock to measure one hour?