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Reindeer Facts and Fun

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Reindeer facts

Reindeer facts are rarely considered, although reindeer make up an important part of Christmas. No reindeer – no toys delivered! Often children will know nothing about the animals except that they pull Santa’s sleigh and one is called Rudolf. An interesting short project towards Christmas may be to allow children to do a quick study to find out more about these beautiful creatures. Here are some sites which will help:

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Fossils and Rocks

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Fossils and Rocks

Fossils and Rocks form a whole block of work offered freely by The Hamilton Trust.

“Become an enthusiastic, expert palaeontologist! Learn about the fascinating creatures that inhabited the Earth and study the main epochs of fossils. Investigate famous 18th Century palaeontologists Mary Anning and William Buckland. Explore fossil footprints and fossils humans, ice age creatures and their fossils. Study dinosaurs, their eggs, behaviour and extinction. Learn about Darwin and ...

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Fossils

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FossilsFossils are fascinating to study but as they form over so many years they can be quite difficult for children to grasp.

BBC Bitesize – brings together a set of animations showing how fossils are formed, explaining what we can learn from them and what is soil made from. These are really child ...

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Appleton Wildlife Diary by Alex White

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Appleton Wildlife DiaryAppleton Wildlife Diary is a really lovely local resource created by a young naturalist:

“This is my diary of the wildlife where I live in Oxfordshire, and sometimes the places I visit. I am a 14 year old young naturalist with a passion for British wildlife, especially Badgers and Hares. I have been blogging since May 2013 and ...

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19 Kitchen Science Experiments You Can Eat!

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Science Experiments19 Kitchen Science Experiments You Can Eat  is a set of fun summer holiday type of experiments which can be eaten once the experiment is over!

The site has nineteen captivating ideas for scientific fun in the kitchen. Each experiment is briefly described and has a photo showing what sort of thing you will be cooking up! Links are provided to the original postings for each ...

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