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GCSE/KS3: Physics Worksheets/Starters/Xwords

Here is an excellent set of resources, produced by a science teacher……

at  http://www.ktaggart.com/

Will be added to our    www.planetscience.org links

Swine Flu: Resources and Updates

I have placed a Newsfeed from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on our www.webschool.org.uk website

Here are some useful other resources about Swine Flu…..

1. Questions and Answers about Swine Flu

BBC  :  Q and A about Swine Flu

Swine Flu and You  (CDC)

UK Gov :  Everything you need to know…

2. Need to keep up to date with the latest developments?

Times Online Updates

Google News Updates

MSNBC Updates

Video for Metabolism/Energy: Hummingbirds

You can use a number of videos for Biology topic on Metabolism…..

A number of videos of Hummingbirds (taken on vacation in Arizona) are available at

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mjovery

You can easily EMBED these videos in your presentations.

Some key facts about Hummingbirds:

Hummingbirds feed on the nectar of plants and are important pollinators, especially of deep-throated, tubular flowers. Like bees, they are able to assess the amount of sugar in the nectar they eat; they reject flower types that produce nectar which is less than 12% sugar and prefer those whose sugar content is around 25%. Nectar is a poor source of nutrients, so hummingbirds meet their needs for protein, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, etc. by preying on insects and spiders, especially when feeding young.

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