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Roofus Solar and Efficient Neighbourhood The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy section of the US Department of Energy has produced an interactive site that looks at energy savers in the home and backyard. It has information about lights, appliances, solar power, solar hot water, solar cars and solar ovens. It also contains resources for teachers. From EdNA Online on August 29, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


CDW-G Teachers Talk Technology 2005 CDW-G's third annual survey of technology in primary and secondary education, the 2005 US Teachers Talk Tech survey - conducted by Quality Education Data (QED), a subsidiary of Scholastic, Inc. - sampled 1,000 randomly selected K-12 public school teachers throughout the nation in March and April 2005. Teachers were queried on a number of technology uses to determine how K-12 teachers utilize computer technology, and evaluate technology's role and efficacy in education. The survey gives K-12 teachers a voice regarding computer technology and contributes to knowledge about and support From EdNA Online on August 29, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Robot Lab This site explores the laws of motion. It contains simple experiments and information related to electricity, magnetism, telerobotics, energy, gravity, states of matter and waves. From EdNA Online on August 29, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


National Library of Australia - Nora Heysen Exhibition The National Library has a collection of Nora Heysen paintings and quotes. It looks at her painting during her early life, the War years and her later years. There are teaching units for secondary art and society and environment. From EdNA Online on August 29, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Globalisation Posters Series Actitivites (Austrade) This photocopiable 32-page activity book accompanies a series of eight globalisation posters produced by Austrade. The activity series contains questions aimed at students in years 7-12 on topics including: Globalisation means..., globalisation in history, globalisation drivers, the world economy, culture, world politics, environment and poverty. From Recent Items on August 29, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


Eyewitnesses: Battle Of New Orleans A War of 1812 website has a page here of eyewitness accounts from the Battle of New Orleans. Today that old city is battling Hurricane Katrina. Two centuries from now perhaps some of the voices we are hearing today from on the storm scene will be echoing from 23rd century websites. History From Golden Swamp on August 29, 2005 at 5:30 p.m..


Eye in the Sky: Earthquakes From National Geographic, this site looks at the environmental impact of earthquakes, their effects, the science used to chart earthquakes and an animation of how quakes form. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


National Geographic Kids: Earthquake National Geographic has an interactive site showing the destructive force of earthquakes. It contains a video showing the damage caused by an earthquake in San Francisco. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


Earthquakes An interactive activity from National Geographic, this site examines where earthquakes occur, what causes them, types of fault lines, seismic activity and their effects. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


Webquest: Oz Volcanoes A web-based activity exploring recent (less than 40 million years) volcanic activity in Australia. Students select four areas to examine the nature of volcanic activity and resulting landforms which may have been formed. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


NOVA Online/Special Effects: Anything Can Happen Nova Online has information about special effects, including the history and making of special effects, interviews with the director and producer and behind the scenes with King Kong. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


HTTrack Website Copier HTTrack is a free (GPL, libre/free software) and easy-to-use offline browser utility. It allows you to download a World Wide Web site from the Internet to a local directory, building recursively all directories, getting HTML, images, and other files from the server to your computer. HTTrack arranges the original site's relative link-structure. Simply open a page of the 'mirrored' website in your browser, and you can browse the site from link to link, as if you were viewing it online. HTTrack can also update an existing mirrored site, and resume interrupted downloads. HTTrack is From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


Longitude and Latitude WebQuest This webquest aims to familiarise pupils with the concept of longitude and latitude by repeated application to different continents, cities and countries. A map and some facts about the place are gathered by the learners. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


Savage Earth From PBS, this site looks at the structure of the earth's crust and how and why it causes earthquakes and volcanoes, and tsunamis. There are animations of the inner core of earth, an earthquake, volcanic eruption, and a tsunami. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


Curriculum Leadership Journal 3: 26 Career Education? It's child's play! Implementing careers planning in a primary school Curriculum Leadership Journal 3: 26 Career Education? It's child's play! Implementing careers planning in a primary school. Examines career education program developed at Mary MacKillop Catholic Primary School, Brisbane. Units of work adapted for program but teacher workload has not risen. Integrated Career Education is not another area of teaching and learning, but another layer of understanding. From EdNA Online on August 28, 2005 at 11:46 p.m..


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