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  STUDENT

ARTICLES:
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 
Walter Burley Griffin 

MAPS:
Canberra 
Australian Capital Territory 

RESEARCH GUIDES:
Canberra 

 

  PICTURES: 
Canberra 
Parliament House 
Australian War Memorial 
ACT flag and Canberra coat of arms 

SCAVENGER HUNTS:
Canberra 
Canberra MY RESEARCH 

QUIZZES:
Canberra 

  STUDENT

ARTICLES:
Government of Australia 
Constitution of Australia 
Legal System of Australia 
Australian Capital Territory 

GOVERNMENT OF:
New South Wales 
Queensland 
South Australia 
Tasmania 
Victoria 
Western Australia 
Northern Territory 

RESEARCH GUIDES:
Australian Government 

 

PICTURES: Flags
Australian Capital Territory 
New South Wales 
Queensland 
South Australia 
Tasmania 
Victoria 
Western Australia 
Northern Territory 

TABLES:
Prime Ministers of Australia 

WEBSITES:
How Government Works 
Documenting Democracy 

SCAVENGER HUNTS:
Democracy 

 

  ADVANCED

ARTICLES:
Albert Einstein 
Relativity 
Gravitation 
Gravitational Waves

RESEARCH GUIDES: 
Albert Einstein 
Gravitation 

 

BEHIND THE HEADLINES:
Einstein Was Right 

PICTURES:
Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) 

VIDEOS:
Einstein talks about the hydrogen bomb 

  PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS:
General Results of the Theory of Relativity

 

  KIDS

ARTICLES:
Telephone 
Alexander Graham Bell   

LESSON PLAN:
Make a Tin-can Telephone 

GAMES:
Matching 

PICTURES
The first telephone 1876 

 

 ACTIVITIES:


 

  TIMELINES

 

HOW TO USE WORLD BOOK TIMELINES 


 

 
 

This month's video on Mohandas Gandhi has been pulled from World Book's vast vault of media.

 
 

Early World of Learning


Early World of Learning offers children access to more than 230 videos that correspond with the different themes found within Early World of Learning.

 
 
 
 

Discover - Differentiated Learning


•  Comprehension Questions  •  Visual Dictionary  •  Life Skills  •  Differentiated Learning 
•  WB Explains videos in easy to find format 

 
   

 

SPECIALTY SITES

World Book offers a suite of products for every age, ability, and interest to suit the needs of all students.

 
 

Social Studies Power

CRITICAL THINKING:
•  Why Do People Immigrate? 

INQUIRY PROJECTS:
• 
Write a summary about why people leave their homeland for another. 
•  Chinese Immigrants and the Gold Rushes 

 

EXTENSION ACTIVITIES:
• 
Investigate Immigration Policies 

INTERACTIVE QUIZZES:
Why Do People Immigrate? 
•  Immigration

 
 

Science Power

BIOMES
Lesson - Biomes 
Extension activity - Examine in-depth one of the six major biomes that are found on Earth. 
Experiment - Compare the climates of two different biomes.  
Critical thinking question - Building problem-solving skills 
Vocabulary quiz - Crossword Challenge 
Interactive quiz - Match the Biomes 

 
   
 

Activity Corner



Observe Hinamatsuri, a Japanese holiday that celebrates girls, by making your own Hina-dolls!

 
   
 

Living Green



RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES
Some estimates show that if 1 out of 10 children used rechargeable batteries for toys, it would prevent 38 million single-use batteries from being thrown away.   PLAY CHOICES AND CONSEQUENCES 

 
   
 

Early Peoples



DID YOU KNOW?

The Romans established the basis of the calendar and the names of the days and months that much of the world uses today.  LEARN MORE

 
   
 

Inventions and Discoveries



DID YOU KNOW?
The first telephones used no switchboards. A pair of iron wires connected each pair of phones. As more telephones came into use, each was connected to all the others. LEARN MORE 

 
   
 

Dramatic Learning - Teach with Theatre



JULIUS CAESAR

Year 4 - 8 students are presented with Shakespeare's classic play in a simplified form.
Year 6 - 12 students are introduced to this fictionalised account of the life and death of Julius Caesar.

 
   
     
   
 

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