Blood Buddies http://www.bloodbuddies.com. au/ 2009 is the Year of the Blood Donor, and this great site has been developed by the Red Cross to provide young Paint.NET is great for digital photo editing. Paint.NET includes simple tools for drawing people with information about the shapes, including an easy-to-use tool for science of blood, who needs blood, drawing curves. Other powerful tools include myths about blood and a virtual the ‘magic wand’ for selecting regions of blood donor tour. It also contains similar colour, and the ‘clone stamp’ for teacher notes and explicit links to copying or erasing portions of an image. VELS. There is also a simple text editor, a tool for zooming, and a ‘recolour’ tool. Poptropica There are lots of ways to use . www.poptropica.com/ Paint.NET in your classrooms: A place for children to play games, • Add perspective and tilting to images by compete in head-to-head using the unique 3D rotate/zoom effect competition, and communicate. • Create special effects such as blurring, sharpening, red-eye removal, and embossing, and . • Create layers for image-rich compositions. How Stuff Works http://www.howstuffworks.com/ Want to find out about endangered species of animals? Or how many litres of blood are in your body? The How Stuff Works will tell you. What else can you and your students find Do you know that four schools in the Grampians region are linking up with some Ballarat out? cultural organisations in an exciting new project called the Goldfields Diary Project? In the second half of 1855, with the echoes of the gunfire at Eureka barely fading, an anonymous digger wrote daily entries in his diary, capturing a taste of life on the diggings. Education Officers from Sovereign Hill, the Art Gallery of Ballarat and the Global warming Eureka Centre are joining forces with staff and students from Cape Clear, Linton, Little Bendigo and Magpie Primary Schools to bring the diary back to life. video clips http://australianscreen.com.au/educati Students are selecting an entry in the diary and recreating the day in a Photo Story. on/environment/global-warming/ Soundscapes and narration will then be added using Audacity, and students will also be Studying climate change and global able to make use of the facilities of the partnering organisations to locate appropriate warming? The Australian Screen images and information. The schools are using primary source documentation from the website has some video clips from State Library of Victoria that is over 150 years old. the ABC television program Eco House Challenge. All clips can be downloaded as MP4 files and come The project wiki http://diggersdiary.wikispaces.com/ includes a PDF copy of the Digger’s with educational notes. Diary, podcasts of some journal readings by Sovereign Hill actor Barry Kay and support pages from the supporting institutions, as well as pages for reflection from the schools involved. With unfamiliar mining terminology and language, don’t forget to visit the glossary of terms! Please regularly visit the wiki to keep up-dated about the wonderful work of these four primary schools. Biz whiz unleashed: compete http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcont ent/4c31333130/index.html 3in6 is on again in 2009 This learning object is one in a www.3in6.vitta.org.au series of seven objects It provides students with an opportunity to run a 3in6 is a film and animation competition that involves teams of students neighbourhood pet service. They producing three minutes of video in six hours. In 2009, the competition have to attract new customers, build theme is workplace safety. 3in6 is a fantastic opportunity for teachers a good reputation and earn more and students of all ages to explore new technologies, learn about money than their competitors. workplace safety, have fun and win prizes along the way! Students also have to market their business creatively and introduce 3in6 will take place on 29 October 2009 so register now so you do not new services. miss out on information and updates.
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