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Cliparts / Pictures :


Heroes of Science - Action figures

(datazoid.deviantart.com)

 

Science clipart
(clipartguide.com)


Dictionaries / Glossaries :

 

 

Vocabulary / Encyclopedia :

  • GIANTmicrobes
      "are stuffed animals that look like tiny microbes — only a million times actual size! They're humourous, educational, and fun!"
    "Soft toy versions of bacteria and viruses like Swine Flu and Ebola."
    (giantmicrobes.com)

 

 

 

Facts :

  • CELL SIZE AND SCALE (learn.genetics.utah.edu)
    Déplacer le curseur sous l'image.

  • Human genes to be injected into goats, cows, and sheep
    "Scientists have been given permission to put human genes into goats, sheep and cows for the next 20 years, to see if the animals will produce human proteins in their milk...
    AgResearch hopes human proteins made by the animals could eventually be used to make "biopharmaceuticals" to treat rare human diseases
    and boost New Zealand's income in the pharmaceuticals market."

    (nzherald.co.nz)

 

Listening :

  • World's biggest physics experiment gets underway - Listen to the story.
    "Scientists are celebrating the successful start up of the world's biggest physics experiment. A team at the European Centre for Nuclear Research near Geneva have managed to circulate a beam in the Large Hadron Collider, the world's biggest atom smasher."
    Difficult words are explained.
    (BBC)





    Big bangs - a cartoon (timesonline.co.uk)

 

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Strange but true ? - "Take our quiz on what's science fact, and what's science fiction."
    (BBC)

     

  • Ology - The American Museum of Natural History's "study of (everything)" site.
    - information, resources and interactive activities about
    archaeology, astronomy, biodiversity, earth, Einstein, genetics, marine biology, paleontology and more.
    (ology.amnh.org)

 

  • Sciences
    "At the top are the names of 12 different sciences.
    In the boxes below are definitions of what each science is the study of." ( + 3 pages )




 

 

Exercises TO PRINT :

  • LEARN WITH DRAWINGS : SCIENCE (dessins et questions) - (erp.oissel.onac.org)

 

 

Lesson plans :

  • The Chicken Came Before the Egg  - a lesson plan
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)



  • Environmentalists Worry About Synthetic Life (26th May, 2010) - a lesson plan
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

    First synthetic virus created
    "The US researchers built the infectious agent from scratch using the genome sequence for polio...
    this synthetic artefact would constitute a simple form of life.
    Responding to criticisms that such research could lead to bioterrorists engineering new lethal viruses, the scientists behind the experiment said
    that only a few people had the knowledge to make it happen."

    (BBC)

 

 

Webquests :

  • Of Mice and Men, a Cloning WebQuest
    "This activity is designed to help students of English as a foreign language understand the issues involved in the cloning debate and express persuasive points of view on the subject."
    (Philip Benz - ardecol-v2.inforoutes-ardeche.fr)




 

Conversation questions :

  • TEACHER the robot - UPDATED
    "has been learning to answer questions like:
    Why is.....
    What is the / a
    What is the point....
    What is the difference......
    Who/Why am I learning to reply politely to insults, personal questions
    you can tell it to "Show me a picture of..." queen, blair, bush
    think of a colour, number religion......
    ask it why the chicken crossed the road what it wants for xmas, birthday........
    It refers to me as it's "master" if you want to ask it about me......."

    (Steve Mound)

 

Games :

  • Who's That Scientist?
    "Illustrator Chay Hawes created these images of sixteen well-known scientists from history. How many can you name?
    See a larger version at his website.
    Chay will post the answers later, so you can guess without the temptation to peek." Link

    (neatorama.com)

 

 

Cartoons :


Cartoon: Cloned Babies Breakthrough

BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)

 

 

Big bangs
(timesonline.co.uk)

 

They found you a donor
(glasbergen.com)


LEARN WITH DRAWINGS :
SCIENCE (dessins et questions)
(erp.oissel.onac.org)




Movies / Videos :

  • What is Aging?
    "Why do we grow old? Integrative Biologist Joao Pedro de Magalhaes explains what aging is and how we can extend our lifespan."
    (YouTube)

 

 

 

  • Pilot Frixion: Evolution
    Pilot, the Japanese pen manufacturer based in Tokyopromoted its new pen ‘Frixion’ by making this following animation spot.
    The idea behind it lays in the evolution of mankind.
    “Millions of years ago we have been created as a simple black point, evolved over fish, reptilian and other species into modern men.
    But nowadays, advanced technologies make us loose our way. We only sit around looking in a digital screen, getting fat and useless.”

    (creativecriminals.com)

 

 

 

Posters :



Songs :

  • They Might Be Giants - Put It to the Test (YouTube)
    + the lyrics
    "Are you sure that that thing is true? 
    Or did someone just tell it to you? 
    Come up with a test"

    (metrolyrics.com)