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Robotic Buggy Takes Stunning Photos of African Wildlife

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/04/robotic-buggy-takes-stunning-photos-of-african-wildlife/

This ingenious project uses readily available hardware to allow photographers to get up close to dangerous, wild animals. It is a great idea to get students to think of different ways to attack a problem, and to ask them to foresee what might go …

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Everything You Need to Know About Fast Food

http://www.onlineschools.org/blog/everything-fast-food/

This interesting visualisation paints a picture of fast food as an unhealthy yet profitable industry. A good tool to encourage students to think critically about the companies they interact with everyday.…

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Photo Game No. 01, 15/05/2009

This collection of 10 interesting photos can be used to stimulate students in a variety of ways. For instance, in small groups they can be asked to produce a story based around any 5 of the pictures, in any order, which can then be presented …

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Dingbat Puzzles – Resources – TES Connect

http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6015473&firstLoginPage=Y

Pupils love these and a great way to promote lateral thinking. Each square contains a word or phrase with visual clues as to what it is. The number of letters in each word of the phrase is contained underneath.…

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Storybird

http://storybird.com/

Storybird is a site that allows you to create short, visual stories that you can share on the web. This is a great tool for encouraging creativity through digital storytelling.…

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Photography of Emilio Morenatti

http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2009/03/23/photographer-collection-emilio-morenatti/

This collection of photos provide great stimulus for an almost limitless range of tasks including descriptive writing, character studies, studying culture and difference.…

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The 10 Most Important Technologies of Modern World History

http://gadgetcrave.com/the-10-most-important-technologies-of-modern-world-history/273/

Technology; for the most part; exists to make life easier. By that definition; we’ve got it pretty good thanks to the hard work of our fellow humans. In weighing the world’s most important technologies; we ruled out the nitty gritty that led to some …

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quikmaps.com :: maps for the masses

http://www.quikmaps.com/

This great site let’s you draw over Google Maps. Very useful!…

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Jamendo: Free, Legal Music

http://www.jamendo.com

Jamendo is a fantastic source for music that students can legally use in their own creative works. Shared under Creative Commons licenses, the site offers a whole range of sounds, much of which is very professional in its composition, performance and production.…

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Zoo babies from around the world

http://www.boston.com/travel/gallery/zoo_babies/

An interesting, visual look at baby animals in zoos around the world, this collection provides a great way for teachers to interest students in the great biodiversity of our planet.…

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