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Students of Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown,will find lesson and assignment related links below. More detailed pathfinders and study guides can be found on the StudentNet site. Book reviews have been moved to Book Bites, which is linked below.

Monday, February 28, 2005

Interactive White Board

IWBNet is an Australian site devoted to information about the educational use of IWBs. Free registration is required to use the whole site. Excellent information.

SMART Technologies have support information, including the latest version of software and user guides.

EDCompass is an online community for user's of the Smartboard. Includes lesson ideas from other users worldwide.

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Monday, February 21, 2005

Commerce Year 9

Scam Watch - If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is

Planet Ark - Your daily guide to helping the planet.

CHOICE - Australian Consumer's Association

ENVIRONET - Department of Environment and Heritage, Environmental Industries
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Thursday, February 10, 2005

The Science of Volcanoes

Forces of Nature Interactive - National Geographic
Excellent graphic explanation of different volcano types and simulated eruptions for several of these. Includes case studies of specific volcanoes, with video footage and still photos.

Exploring Earth Visualisations
See Chapter 9 for Volcanos.

Erupting Volcano: Drag and Drop Activity
See how quickly you can label all parts of this active volcano model.

Anatomy of a Volcano
Animation of process of eruption.

Why Volcanoes Explode
Simple animation of two types of volcano ? runny magma and sticky magma.

Hot Topics - Disasters: Volcanoes

Explanation of volcanoes. Disaster knowledge quiz.

Volcano World
Great information including photos and movies of current and recent eruptions and interactive lesson plans and activities.