Interesting Links

All about the Winter Olympics

This educational kit from The Olympic Museum website gives your students three things: key information about the 23rd Olympiad, information about South Korean culture and also related activities to do with 6-11 year-olds and 12-15 year-olds.  Why not use the animation featuring Soohorang, the white tiger mascot of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, in class to introduce the topic. What do your students know about all the sports he does? (Image taken from the website)

The Winter Solstice where you live!

To give your pupils an even better understanding of the Earth’s tilt and the winter and summer solstices, this website by solsticestreets identifies specific streets where you can experience a real Solstice in your city.  Can your students find the nearest one to their home or school?
(image taken from the solsticestreets website)

Develop your science!

On this site you can find a wide range of lessons to help your students understand the importance of the ‘development’ of science for ‘World Science Day for Peace and Development’ (UNESCO) on 10 November.
(image taken from the Kids’ Science Challenge website)

Art for the Day of the Dead!

Kathy Cano-Murillo has some great craft ideas for introducing The Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico in addition to referencing some famous Mexican artists and using varied art techniques. (Image taken from the modernart4kids by Denise Cortes)