public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tags gr4 & simulations

22 July 2005

Plimoth Plantation - You are the Historian

Use the skills of historians to peel away the layers of myth and misconception surrounding “The First Thanksgiving” and discover what might really have happened during the fall of 1621. Outstanding site with Teacher's Guide.

21 July 2005

A Walk in the Woods

Walk in the Woods is designed for third through fifth grade students to gain an appreciation of nature. Accompanied by audio narration.

14 July 2005

Atlantic Challenge

Sir Richard Harmoat-Wilde plans to be the first to cross the Atlantic in a hot air balloon. Half way across disaster strikes - the balloon punctures and begins to lose height. Pupils working together have to find out what the airship is carrying and jettison equipment in order to make it across.


A thinking for learning activity to encourage group discussion and justification of decision making. 6 people are left on a liferaft, for the raft to stay afloat 2 people must be thrown off.Who will it be? Why? Is it fair? Who should go first? Are some lives less valuable than others?

When the Wind Blows

Interactive demonstration of wind from a calm breeze to hurricane levels. Try it!

Energy Info Zone

Explore how energy powers every aspect of your life, where it comes from and how the planet is coping. Teacher resources at

BBC - History - Viking Quest game

An epic tale of loot and legend! Travel back in time to the year 793 AD. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize?