Category Archives: Year9

Unreported World- Cyclone Sidr

A B.B.C. documentary about the impact of Cyclone Sidr three months on, I think I’ll return and use this later in the year. It will compliment well the Bangladesh resources that I produced on my return from Bangladesh.

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9CS Stop Disasters -Hurricane

Have a go at the simulation on Hurricanes and record your scores below, the aim is for you to prepare an island for an approaching tropical storm, this will aid your assessment work on Cyclone Sidr. There will be a prize for the best score, you can try as many times as you wish. Please […]

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9GD Stop Disasters- Hurricane

Have a go at the simulation on Hurricanes and record your scores below, the aim is for you to prepare an island for an approaching tropical storm, this will aid your assessment work on Cyclone Sidr. There will be a prize for the best score, you can try as many times as you wish. Please use […]

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The Great Flood of London

Thanks to Alan, who pointed me in the direction of this great video, well worth spending the ten minutes to view,useful for year 9 and their next topic, coasts.

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11th Hour Action

Hot on the heels of Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth , a new environmental disaster documentary, this time featuring Leonardo DiCaprio.  

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Animoto- Japanese Style.

I’ve been having a play with Animoto this evening, it allows you to produce impressive looking videos of your images. You only upload images and if you wish music, the website does all the hard work mixing the final product. I uploaded from my flickr account and used the music available. Short movies are free. This video shows images from our Japanese Exchange. Hat-tip Justin Medved

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Nice Paddy

Thanks to Tom Biebrach for highlighting these images of Japanese paddy field art.

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Japanese loyalty songs…

The Hums Learning Hub, has some great examples of Japanese loyalty songs, which reminds me that our Japanese exchange visitors will be with us soon…

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Subverting culture…

Thanks to online friend Lucy Cottam for pointing me in the direction of the these images. These are examples of cultural jamming, where an individual or group changes the original message of an advertisement, to reflect what they believe is the true impact of producing the product or service . By Zoe O’Connor Usually the subverted advertisements are in […]

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What factors affect the climate…

Welcome Year 9… Year 9 have just begun studying weather and climate. This summary is to help you complete the homework task, ‘Factors which affect ‘Una UK’s climate’ ‘. In class we have discussed a number of factors which affect climate in the United Kingdom. Relief Places where the land is higher have cooler temperatures. Albedo […]

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