Links We Like - You Tube and Others

 Here's a link top a real time map of the world showing all the wind movements. Click on the map to make it larger and move the green circle to wherever you want to read the wind speed.

 Check out this link to see a close up of a ladybug eating an aphid on a swan plant.


Here's the tribute to Vincent van Gogh -  part of our art study.

This link should take you to the online jigsaw puzzle of the self-portrait of Vincent van Gogh. 

 Here's a link to a version of Gangnam Style that will make you chuckle.
 Here's a link to some amazing high jump in Kenya.

Here's a maths activity you can use to help you practise ordering numbers, letters - or even shapes and colours. You can choose the degree of difficulty and race against the timer.

 Here's a heart-warming real story about rescuing ducklings in a city....

 Here's a link to a site which includes an interactive maths dictionary and it also has lots of posters you print off - or just read.

 Here's a link to some of Huia 1 appearing on Sticky TV on Saturday 10th December 2011

 Here's a link to an article about Kea 1's work in Totara Park 2011

Here's the link to  the Cat's duet   by Rossini.
Here's the link to  The William Tell Overture by Rossini.
Here's the link to the Micky Mouse  cartoon version
Here's a link to  Victor Borge playing it backwards on the piano

Here's a You  Tube video which is a tribute to the last surviving soldier of World War 1, Harry Patch.

Here's the You Tube video of real footage of the Battle of Somme

 Spelling City site about analogies - including explanations, examples and practice exercises.

 Cool maths site to help you construct angles with a compass and a straight edge  -  and no numbers are involved (Gotta love those Greek mathematicians!)

 Here is a link to the blog post about William Wordworth's "To Daffodils" poem  (from last year). You can find the links to the other videos via this link.

Here is a link to an interactive protractor, so you can  measure angles - and see if you are correct. It's great fun and it helped my maths class understand how to use a protractor.

Here is the You Tube clip of David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) singing Shakepeare's Sonnet 18.

 Test your vocabulary knowledge on this site. You have to be absolutely honest with yourself to get an accurate score.

Here's one of several  funny dog videos - but maybe not, if you are a hungry dog.

Cute animal video - Orangutan and hound dog 

Here's a cute animal video about an elephant and a dog who are best friends.

 Here's the link to the musical grid. It's sure to keep you amused - and others annoyed.

This is the video of Ferdinand the Bull in Spanish.

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