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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.

Amazon recommendations - May

The Handmaid's Tale
Amazon’s #7 most read. This on my students required reading list again this year - Tim
The ABC Murders: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot series Book 13).
If you are from the UK you will associate Agatha Christie with Sunday afternoon BBC TV. For secondary students it’s a gripping tale ! - Tim
National Geographic Kids Print Magazine
Great regular content for your child or students - Tim
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Buying the book is a start I guess ! - TIm