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SCIENCE

GAMES - interactive
(sciencemuseum.org.uk)



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ENERGY

Who's got what ? - interactive map
(sciencemuseum.org.uk)

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Royal Wedding Fever Rises to Epidemic
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"As more news outlets announce extended coverage of Prince William's wedding,
the media turn the lens on itself and question the royal treatment."

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Royal wedding spoof video becomes an online hit
"The video - which was produced by mobile phone firm T-Mobile and has been seen online five million times
- starts off looking like someone has taken a camcorder into the upcoming royal wedding...
During the 3 minute film clip, 15 royal lookalikes covering entire wedding party, which includes Princess Anne, the Princesses Eugenie
and Beatrice and Prince Edward shimmy and body pop their way to the alter at the front of the church.  "

(newslite.tv)

 

 

Mettre en scène le mariage royal
- Niveau 6ème

Proposition de saynète adaptable à votre idée, avec les repères pour le diaporama.
+ Diaporama (adaptable) servant de décor.

La saynète dure un petit 1/4 d'heure. 
(CRDP - Ac. Dijon)

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WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN ?
- Donner une image à la fois.

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STEREOTYPES

Video: Ikea criticized for using Mafia 'stereotypes' in advert
ARTICLE + VIDEO
"Swedish furniture chain Ikea is being criticised by Italians for using Mafia stereotypes to promote its new kitchen range..."

(thedrum.co.uk)

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The wedding route


+ Westminster Abbey 360 tour +
"Westminster Abbey is over 900 years old and and one of the most important churches in England.
It has been the setting for many coronations and royal weddings.
Explore the image ... with Blue Badge guide Judy Pulley, who provides audio and text commentary."

+ A guide to etiquette :
"Royal weddings are full of protocol but what are guests expected to wear for Prince William and Kate Middleton's big day?
The invitation states guest should wear "uniform, morning coat or lounge suit". But what does that mean?..."
(BBC)

Uniform

Morning coat
Lounge suit

 

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The Tragedy of HAMLET - Prince of Denmark
adapted by Dan Carroll

(stickfigurehamlet.com)

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U.S. Air Traffic Controllers Asleep on the Job
(17th April, 2011)
- a lesson plan

(newsenglishlessons.com)

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INTERACTIVE LESSONS

Everyday Life
"Life is filled with chaos, and we have to learn how to work and solve problems in the midst of it everyday.
  These interactive lessons give you the opportunity to experience these daily challenges without real-world consequences."

(gcflearnfree.org)

Recommended by Larry Ferlazzo.

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YOUTH

Look deeper
"Launched in 2003, this campaign aimed at getting the message out that, like books, kids shouldn’t be judged by their covers..." 

+ a brochure + posters
(preventingcrime.net)

 

I am smart - LOOK DEEPER PSA (2003)
- one in a series of three to address (mis)perceptions of youth - by Community Safety & Crime Prevention Council of Waterloo Region

+ I am strong
+ I am worthy

(YouTube)

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JOURNEYS

WANDERLUST - interactive
"GOOD maps out history's greatest journeys, from Magellan to Kerouac."

with illustrations and explanations
(awesome.good.is)

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The TITANIC - interactive activities

The Titanic - interactive quiz (library.thinkquest.org)

Titanic quiz (dsc.discovery.com)

Titanic - Quizzes (funtrivia.com)

Titanic Quiz (surfnetkids.com)

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ORGAN DONATION

Inhale
"A Santa Fe district attorney and his wife take desperate measures to find a lung donor for their dying daughter
in this topical thriller starring Dermot Mulroney and Diane Kruger." 

(allmovie.com)

Inhale trailer - HD
"A frantic search leads the couple to a doctor in Mexico, who after promising a cure, is revealed to have connections runing deep
into a criminal underworld where his patients aren't donors - they're victims."

(YouTube)

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KUNG FU

Shaolin Kung Fu - Battle for the Soul of Kung Fu
"In the shadow of China’s legendary Shaolin Temple, a kung fu master’s disciples confront the changing world of martial arts."
Article + Photo Gallery + Short video
(ngm.nationalgeographic.com)
"In the past few decades, Shaolin Temple has become famous. Indeed, for many it is synonymous with kung fu.
The temple has become an international business empire - it has built martial arts academies,
funded touring kung fu troupes, shot film and TV projects.
But as it is gaining in fame, is Shaolin Temple losing its soul?
Peter Gwin of National Geographic writes this fascinating article about the lives of a couple of Shaolin disciples..."

+  the video clip of Shi Dejian mentioned in the article.
(Neatorama)

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ANIMALS

Dotty the Donkey gets PDSA award for saving sheep 
"A donkey which saved a sheep from being savaged by a dog has been honoured for her bravery."
Dotty "pinned the dog to the ground until it let go of five-year-old Stanley...
Nearly two years on, the two animals are inseparable - even sharing the same stable at night."
PDSA = People's Dispensary for Sick Animals

+ a video

(BBC)

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MAN / WOMAN

Equals
JAMES BOND SUPPORTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2011
"The two-minute short, specially commissioned for International Women's Day, sees 007 star Daniel Craig
undergo a dramatic makeover as he puts himself, quite literally, in a woman's shoes."

(YouTube)
+ the script

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CLOTHES and ACCESSORIES

Interactive Game - Clothes and Accessories
"Learn / revise the vocabulary related to clothes and accessories with this interactive game!"

Created by Laurence Haquet (Ac. Rouen)
"A jouer en classe entière avec un vidéoprojecteur!"

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Royal wedding: Royals' uneasy peace with the paparazzi
"Kate Middleton's family have complained about harassment by photographers.
Yet the royals and those behind the camera lenses are locked in a relationship that is often delicately balanced."

Article + Video
(BBC)

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MONARCHY

How to be a British royal - a video
"Katty Kay explains the dos and don'ts for being a member of the British Royal Family..."
(BBC)

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The 10 secrets to a happy life
"Action for Happiness, a mass movement to improve people's wellbeing, claims there are 10 key steps to achieving contentment in life."

(telegraph.co.uk)

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SPRING

Six Odd but Awesome Spring Celebrations around the World (with videos)
1. Holi, Delhi 2. Las Fallas, Valencia 3. Semana Santa, Seville
4. Songkran Water Festival, Chiang Mai 5. Walpurgis Night, Stockholm 6. Cheese-rolling, Gloucestershire
(blog.anytrip.com)

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CIVIL WAR

Fort Sumter: How Civil War Began With a Bloodless Battle
"On April 12th, 1861, 150 years ago today, the first battle of the US Civil War was fought at Ft. Sumter, in Charleston, South Carolina.
Southern states had been seceding from the union for months, but the US still maintained coastal forts..."

(National Geographic)

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50 years of human space flight - infographic
(i.space.com)

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Canal+: Flowcharts
"Learn how to deal with tight budgets, hung over cameramen, actors not showing up and grumpy directors.
TV Channel, Canal+ supports those who make movies simply because making a movie isn’t easy."

I want to make an action movie / a horror movie / a short film / an animated movie / ...
(creativecriminals.com)

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English tea.
"Here are 7 pages of activities about tea.
First watch the video , then do the exercises. Enjoy the 2 songs , the 2 recordings and a second video."

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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DAILY ROUTINE

Potato Pals In the Morning
(YouTube)

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BODY

Reflexology
(natural-holistic-health.com)

 

Foot Reflexology Chart
(tripletreecenter.com)

 

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ART

Norman Rockell - Powerpoint Presentation
(englishdaybyday.net)

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Gasland
"Gasland is a 2010 American documentary film written and directed by Josh Fox.
The film focuses on communities in the United States impacted by natural gas drilling
and, specifically, a stimulation method known as hydraulic fracturing."

(Wikipedia)

 

GASLAND Trailer 2010
(YouTube)



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Lynx family
(neatorama.com)

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GAMBLING / LUCK

Fallsview Casino: Lucky dog
"Promoting a casino in a cliché way has been done too much, time for a new approach!
With this spot they aren’t really promoting gambling, they are using luck as an argument."

(creativecriminals.com)

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GUNS

US electronics chain offers free guns to TV subscribers
"A new promotion by RadioShack electronics chain in the US states of Idaho and Montana is offering free guns
to first-time subscribers of satellite TV service Dish Network."

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I am writing you a poem
(fc09.deviantart.com)

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