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How the human eye works

Instantly engage your students with this incredibly detailed interactive animated interactive gif !
Once the page has loaded, click the 360 icon to interact with the graphics.
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Star size comparison video

My mind was blown when I first saw this video a couple of years ago. I randomly came across it this week and I'm not forgetting to book mark it this time around.
As the title would suggest it is a video show the comparative sizes of all the planets in our galaxy.

Suggested resources from Amazon
National Geographic Kids First Big Book of Space
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) (best seller)
Learning Resources Inflatable Solar System - This is really fun and the students quickly grasp the concept. They also like playing football with them if your back is turned :-)
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How a car engine works

Instantly engage your students with this incredibly detailed interactive animated interactive gif !
Absolutely love these animated gifs from Jacob O'Neal. Head over to his website to see how these things work:

How speakers work
Inside a tarantula spider
How a sewing machine work
And many more…
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Hear, Hear, I Can Hear Song by National Geographic World Windows

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Einstein Class sing Hear, Hear, I Can Hear from the National Geographic and Cengage Book Senses, from the World Windows Series.

During 2014 Iwas employed as an educational consultant for National Geographic / Cengage on a forthcoming book for young learners of English Texts.
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IB How The World Works - Simple Machines

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OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg Machine - Official Video. Delightful and engaging video for How the World Works - a simple machines unit.
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