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General Discussion / Re: Help- Christmas Quiz 2018??
« on: December 18, 2018, 07:47:07 PM »
I have a quiz usual Mrs B format from several years ago.  100 questions with two music rounds  might be too big to send  with e mail hive me uour e-mail address and i will send it to you


General Discussion / PT post interview
« on: December 31, 2013, 11:28:26 AM »
Dear All, going for my first interview for a PT post. Have to make a powerpoint presentation. Any tips on buzz words or what I should include in the powerpoint.


General Discussion / Map Work unit
« on: May 16, 2013, 10:12:11 AM »
Dear All, we recently did a survey of the topics that the pupils liked  least and mapping came out worst by a long way. Does any body know how to make this more interesting? We do use map zone for kids which is great. Any ideas of what we can put in a new unit? we have the usual 4/6 grid reference, compass, map symbols but the unit is not cutting it with the pupils. Like me it is old an tired.

Regards Susan

Still not managed to get it down loaed. tried several times but to no avail

Regards Susan

Dear All Back to school this week and was planning to use Helens super quiz as an introduction to geog ofr 1st year as an ice breaker. However, the school website does not support drop box, any ideas how to down load the music to my hard drive? I have dropbox on my home computer
Thanks Susan

General Discussion / Re: Christmas Quiz 2011
« on: December 21, 2011, 05:36:40 PM »
Again thanks for a wonderful quiz it went down a real treat with the 1st year pupils in the hall.Loved the Disney round and finished with the Jamie Oliver clip from 2 years ago. Thanks again on holiday and hope you and all SLN'ers have a nice Christmas 

General Discussion / Travel and Tourism
« on: September 07, 2011, 08:03:56 PM »
Just started teaching travel and tourism  Intermediate 1( Scottish syllabus) and there are no text books for the course. Individual units are available for download from Learning and Teaching Scotland web site  which are very good but a text book would come in handy. Can anybody recommend a suitable text book?

Regards Susan

General Discussion / Aids from female Anopheles mosquito?
« on: May 06, 2011, 05:42:17 PM »
While  looking  at AIDS  my class asked if a female Anopheles  ???mosquito bit a person infected with Aids would they then catch the disease. Any body know the answer.I did reply probally not but not sure ant ideas


General Discussion / Effect of moon on tectonic plates
« on: March 12, 2011, 10:47:02 PM »
 One of my 6th year students asked this question  and I had no idea. On the 18th of March the moon is in its closest proximity to the earth since 1996. Now as  the moon effcts tidal movements, would the increase tidal movements associated with this event allow an increase  weight of  water  pressing down on the plates with high tides or reduced weight of water on the plates as the tide ebbs play a part in the Japan earthquake by causing the plates to slip or move Any info.

Regards Susan

Dear Helen again a great quiz, but as usual I cannot manage to insert the music  can you help please
Thanks susan

General Discussion / Re: April fool from 2 years past help
« on: June 27, 2010, 03:18:49 PM »

General Discussion / April fool from 2 years past help
« on: June 24, 2010, 11:24:47 AM »
About 2 years ago there was an April fool  link to radio 5.It was Ivan  ? and he guessed what  cards you had choosen  circle, square etc you had to click different parts of the start button which were linked to that shape. there was a link on SLN. Any body know if this is still valid. I require it for an end of year quiz.
.Ps are the flying penguind real?? prehaps after a long day they are  :) ;)
 Regards all Susan

General Discussion / Re: zamzar correct file choice
« on: December 14, 2009, 10:04:42 PM »
Thanks for that

General Discussion / zamzar correct file choice
« on: December 14, 2009, 09:43:06 PM »
Dear all if converting a u-tube  file to run in powerpint  by using 
zamzar what format  do i save it as? Is it flv or is so long since I have done this
I have totally forgot

Thanks Sandy

General Discussion / Trans Alaska pipe line help required
« on: November 13, 2009, 10:39:25 PM »
Hi folks. can any one help me? I am trying to find a book containig a octagonal grid about planning a route for the Trans Alaskan pipe line through mountains and earthquake regions ect. I know it is a fairly old book but for the life of me I just cannot rember what book.
Thanks  ???

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