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PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tag interactive

March 2009

Have Fun with Living History - Free streaming history videos & activities

American history is best served hot and there are lots of ways to warm up to it. At HFwH, we bring free streaming video, interactive presentations, and links to many other resources to bring history alive. Go a step beyond the social studies or history classroom and use all your senses to connect with American History through audio, video, and living history.

December 2008

Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 1 - Interactive

Welcome young disciple to your challenge! The period is 500BCE. On your quest as a scholar, you must learn about the tradition of Chinese writing, and become safe-guarded by a mystical beast by collecting the Qilin tile. There are 3 levels of play

October 2008

Spelltube - interactive world of spelling

3000 videos for spelling words in the National Spelling Bank. Memorable characters reinforce spelling rules. British accents abound!

June 2008

April 2008

Graphs of Functions and Algebra - Interactive Tutorials

Free tutorials using java applets to explore, interactively, important topics in precalculus such as quadratic, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, polynomial, absolute value functions and their graphs. Equations of lines, circles, ellipses, hyperbolas and parabolas are also explored interactively. Graph shifting, scaling and reflection are also included. The definition and properties of inverse functions are thoroughly investigated. A graphical approach to 2 by 2 systems of equations is included.

February 2008

Harcourt Math

Interactive sites for math practice at all grade levels. The following textbook titles have activities HSP Math, Think Math, and Math Advantage Grades K-8

December 2007

Activities and learning resources to accompany the Bayeux Tapestry

Create your own Bayeux Tapestry with the online interactive. Complete the missing final stages of the tapestry or recreate your favourite scenes. There are further fun activities for all, build a Norman ship and make the helmet of a Norman Soldier, alongside more teacher orientated material like the topic web.

Myths and Legends from E2BN

Welcome to Myths and Legends. This site is for pupils, teachers and all those who enjoy stories and storytelling. The British Isles is rich in myths, folktales and legends. Almost every town, city and village in Britain has its own special story, be it a Celtic legend, Dark Age mystery, strange happening or fable.

Word Magnets

Quick and easy online tool for working with words and sentence structure. Easily adaptable to other activities as well.

Interactive multimedia for social skills, understanding feelings, relaxation and coping strategies, etc.

Here are some interactive applications and games that focus on social skills, coping skills, feelings, stress management, relaxation, communication, attention, or study skills. Multimedia applications present students with experiences that address a variety of modes of learning, communication, and thinking. This can be helpful with students who have more difficulty with traditional word-based counseling techniques. The links with an asterisk (*) have online demos or offer the content on-line. Click on the links to view on-line activities and information.

Interactive Multimedia Technology: Updated MegaPost-Resources For All: Interactive Multimedia and Universal Design for Learning

new technologies have made their way into an increasing number of classrooms, and many educators are aware of efforts such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Response to Intervention or Instruction (RTI), as well as innovative technologies that provide engaged, interactive learning experiences for students. In this post, I've consolidated information and updated links and resources from some previous posts from my TechPsych and Interactive Multimedia Technology blogs. Although many of the resources cited in this post relate to K-12 education, some of the information is useful for instructional designers, school administrators, researchers, college/university educators, parents, and technologists who are interested in developing interactive multimedia applications for children and teens.

The Nobel PrizeEducational Games

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You don't have to be a genius to understand the work of the Nobel Laureates. These games and simulations, based on Nobel Prize-awarded achievements, will teach and inspire you while you're having FUN! Students, teachers and non-professionals of all ages will enjoy testing and building their knowledge in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, peace and economics. So, go ahead, Explore and Learn!

November 2007

Interactive Excel Spreadsheets

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Dynamic and Interactive Visualization with "Javaless" Applets or Interactive Excel Spreadsheets

October 2007

Earth, Moon and Sun - An Interactive Learning Experience

Another great interactive for students with good reading skills and ability to follow directions. Starts with an arcade game but the remainder is content rich.

Planets, Moons, and their Darksides

The activities will enable the teacher to: position the nine planets interactively demonstrate the phases of the moon show that the moon orbits the Earth roughly every 28 days illustrate to pupils that the Earth spins on its own axis show that day and night are related to the Earth's rotation

Earth and Space Interactive

This interactive presentation consists of the following animations: the rotation of the Earth in space through 24 hours, showing day and night the orbit of the Earth around the sun explaining the different seasons the orbit of the moon around the Earth illustrating the phases of the moon By carrying out the activities in this lesson pupils will understand: why we have day time and night time on planet Earth why we have the different seasons why the moon appears a different shape over the month

Interactive Body

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Try some of these interactive games to learn about the human body.


Quiz-Busters is an interactive quiz for two teams based on the popular television quiz program Blockbusters. The resource is designed to be used on an interactive whiteboard as a teacher led activity but can be played by individual students. Hopefully you and your students will find this a fun alternative to traditional question and answerquizzes and can actively contribute to Assessment for Learning (AFL).

A Guide to ‘The Age of Rembrandt’ - The New York Times#

“The Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” an exhibition of the museum's complete Dutch collection of 228 paintings, stretches through 12 galleries. It's a lot to take in. Here are some highlights. Holland Cotter, art critic of The New York Times, narrates.

September 2007

Genesis Education: Modeling the Periodic Table Interactive Simulation

In the 19th century Dmitri Mendeleev organized the known elements by their characteristics and atomic weights. His creation evolved into what we now call the periodic table. We use it regularly, but what would it be like to construct that model from scratch? What if you had to group elements by their characteristics and place them on a table close to the other elements in their group, while at the same time logically arranging the atomic weights? What decisions would you make? What would it be like... to be Mendeleev?

Stanford SOLAR Center -- Comparison Activities

This activity helps students understand the enormity of the the sun's size, temperature, and distance by using comparisons. Appropriate for middle school as a whole class tool and to high school students independently.

NASA Sun Earth Media Viewer: Live Solar Images

Another amazing site from NASA. Aside from live images and illustrations, interviews from NASA scientists answer questions related to the Sun in a movie format.

National Constitution Center: Interactive Constitution

Search the constitution by Keyword, Explore by Topic, or by Supreme Court Decisions.