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Mapzone

Mapzone can help your map reading skills. There are games to play and map resources for teachers.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
11-14 year olds
Points of View Newspaper Report

Witnesses to accidents can see different things. Read and listen to two witness reports of a skateboarding accident, and learn about how journalists structure newspaper reports and use verbs, adverbial phrases and pronouns to create an effect.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Discovery Point

This is the website of Dundee's visitor attraction featuring the story of Captain Scott's ship Discovery. The site has information about Antarctica and also about Scott and his fated expedition to the South Pole.

Teachers
11-18 year olds
Beginners' Guide to Using a Compass.

A step by step guide on how to use a compass with an Ordnance Survey map.

Pupils
11-16 year olds
Ages and Stages

I CAN's Talking Point 'Ages and Stages' is a guide to the typical stages of speech and language development in babies, children and young people.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
0-17 year olds
Drawing in One-Point Perspective

Step-by-step instructions for basic drawing in one-point perspective are presented on this site.

Pupils
7-14 year olds
Landscapes

This site explores Scotland's landscapes and develops mapping skills. Aimed at 7 - 9 year olds, the mapping section is simply superb. The landscapes looked at are islands, rivers, lochs and seas and highlands. Illustrated with annoted photographs.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
Key Stage 3 Bitesize - Chemistry

Use the revision sections to brush up on your knowledge and then test yourself. Section headings include classifying materials, chemical reactions, metals and non-metals and acids and alkalis

Pupils
11-14 year olds
Make a Rainforest Walking Track

A primary maths game where you mark the route for a walking track on a rainforest map by following instructions to choose sections on track based on distances, compass directions and coordinate references.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Follow the Direction NSEW

Follow the directions to find the destination on the grid. This game can help you learn compass directions.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
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