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Star size comparison video

My mind was blown when I first saw this video a couple of years ago. I randomly came across it this week and I'm not forgetting to book mark it this time around.

As the title would suggest it is a video show the comparative sizes of all the planets in our galaxy.


Suggested resources from Amazon

National Geographic Kids First Big Book of Space

There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) (best seller)

Learning Resources Inflatable Solar System - This is really fun and the students quickly grasp the concept. They also like playing football with them if your back is turned :-)

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Wanderers - A Short Film by Erik Wernquist

Wanderers - a short film by Erik Wernquist from Erik Wernquist on Vimeo.

Delightful. All the locations in the movie are based on actual locations in the solar system.

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Cardistry from Singapore

I was thinking of making some playing cards this week when I saw this video on Gizmodo about Cardistry from Singapore.

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Author: Hi, I’m Tim from The Magic Crayons. I am a GradDipT, CELTA, and CELTYL qualified Primary and Kindergarten Teacher from the UK working at a Tokyo International School as an English Language Support teacher (ELS/EFL). IT Integration Specialist, and Teacher Librarian. This blog reflects my Graduate Diploma in Teaching studies with the University of South Queensland, Australia, PD, and ICT in the classroom interests. I create all the artwork and videos for the teaching materials within this website. New products and special offers will be announced here first. Everything I post is about products or services that I have tried in my own classes.
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