Swimming badges

Well done to all the children who have been awarded with a swimming badge for 5m, 10m and 25m! Also, congratulations to the children who achieved their puffin award or their stage 1 swimming level.

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Time games

We have been learning to tell the time to the nearest minute on analogue and digital clocks. Some of us created our own time games and we had lots of fun playing them:

At home, you can play the time games on Active Learn. You may also like to play these:

http://resources.oswego.org/games/BangOnTime/clockwordres.html

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/time/index.htm

http://resources.oswego.org/games/stoptheclock/sthec4.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/telling_the_time/play/popup.shtml

http://www.ictgames.com/hickory4.html

Volcanoes

In Science, we are learning about volcanoes. To find out about volcanoes, click here:

Volcanoes Year 3

volcano powerpoint

There is a band on the earth’s surface around the Pacific Ocean called ‘The Ring of Fire’ where over half of the world’s volcanoes can be found. Why do chn think it is called the Ring of Fire? To find out which volcanoes are currently active visit http://www.volcanolive.com/news.html.

There are webcams at various volcano sites. See http://www.volcanolive.com/volcanocams.html

Build your own virtual volcano and watch it erupt at http://kids.discovery.com/games/build-play/volcano-explorer

Visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/int/geog/envhaz/flash/volcanoes/index.shtml and study the volcanic eruption on the island of Montserrat. Go through the sections in order: Cause, Impact, Prediction, Action.

Other useful Websites http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/mountains/volcanoes.htm Description of volcanoes   http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htm Some helpful animations   http://www.kids-fun-science.com/ring-of-fire-volcanoes.html Ring of fire volcanoes   http://www.volcanolive.com/index.html News, photographs and webcams   http://www.geography4kids.com/files/earth_volcano.html Description of different types of volcanoes & lava   http://www.kidscosmos.org/mars/kids/kids_volcanoes_types.php Types of volcanoes   http://science-at-home.org/more-about-volcanoes/ Interesting facts   http://library.thinkquest.org/17457/volcanoes/erupt.php Volcanic eruptions   http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/find_out/guides/tech/volcanoes/newsid_1768000/1768595.stm Newsround information