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Science videos for use in schools

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It is National Science week this week as well as Children’s Book Week. Following the Science theme, Lindy Hathaway from Dickosn College in the ACT posted some interesting links on the OZTLnet list I belong to.

Here are just a few of the amazing resources out there to support the science curriculum

Science 360

Breaking science videos and news from around the world, ready to embed in websites etc. Hosted by the US National Science Foundation. Search for videos by topic or series.

 

DNATube

Thousands of videos and lectures; explore by topics.

 

10 science YouTube channels you can’t miss Includes Minute Physics; The Science Channel; SciShow; The Periodic Table of Videos, AsapSCIENCE and the excellent Vsauce.

 

125 great science videos

Astronomy, physics, psychology, biology, ecology, technology….

 

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Mindfulness and Meditation in the primary classroom

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This is something I am really interested for me and the students – I wonder what effect it would have if your class practiced how to be mindful on a daily basis?

I have some resources to share, some I am re-sharing from a colleague at school, who shared them with the whole staff this week. (thanks Matt!)

Check them out if you are willing to try something new or revisit this way of being……

smiling minds

Smiling Minds –    What is Smiling Mind? Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It is a unique web and App-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives.

APPS

magical adventures             enchanted med2               positive penguins              super stretch

Magical Adventures  –  $2.99  – meditation ideally suited to 4-7 year olds.

Enchanted Meditations for kids 1 – $2.99 – 4 enchanted audio tracks – Jellyfish relaxation; an underwater dolphin ride; rainbow relaxation; the magic rainbow – 3-9 year olds

Positive Penguins – Free – helps children to understand how their feeling arise and to challenge negative feelings before they get out of control.

SuperStretch – Free –  yoga app for kids, the adventure of Super Stretch. In a story format with Super Stretch introducing you to his friends and their yoga poses.

Guided Meditation pdfs

med-guided2

med4kids

Namaste to you all.