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PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tags simulations & msvt



Building Homes of Our Own

Building Homes of Our Own is an interactive teaching tool for the middle and high school classrooms. The simulation presents a macro view of the entire home building process from site selection to final sale. Students collect information, solve problems and make choices as they build a 3D home against a budget, then review credit applications and sell to the buyer of their choice.


Inheritance: It Runs in the Family

Red eyes or Brown Eyes? Straight wings or curled wings? Go to the lab and breed some fruit flies. Predict and record the offspring and then see the results!

Click and Clone

Learn about herdity and cloning through this interactive lab simulation. Teacher resources and lesson plan available.

Ancient History: The Egyptians from the BBC

Portal site for studying ancient Egypt. Try the Mummy Maker-- a simulation of the mummification process.

Amazing Space!

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Excellent collection of online explorations for space/astronomy topics. Plenty of teacher_resources.

Blueberry Farm

Blueberry Farm is a computer program that models a simple ecosystem. It was designed to be used as part of a sequence of science lessons aiming to help Yr7 pupils understand more about the use of chemical agents in farming and how these can affect ecosystems.

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?

Virtual Laboratory

Collection of Physics, Astronomy, and Environmental Science. Appropritate for high school, college, and gr8 Physical Science units.

Java Applets on Physics

Many interactive physics applets that demonstrate various concepts. Appropriate for HS and college. Some applets useful for grade 8 Physical Science units.

Physics Free Fall

This is a simple but effective applet that allows students to measure free fall times and average velocities as a function of distance.

Project Interactivate

The goals of Project Interactivate are the creation, collection, evaluation, and dissemination of interactive Java-based courseware for exploration in science and math.

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?

Robot Constructor

Construct your own robot from a range of different materials and components, and try it out in one of our treacherous Zones. If our Zones are not challenging enough, you can construct your own Zones to share, or download one of the hundreds already upload