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Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: July 20, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 15, 2012
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Submitter : Troy Tenhet

Solid interactive site that can be utilized in a number of ways. I have written an assignment that teaches to the ELL demographic. The site’s theme is terrestrial physics. But it does have an appeal to younger students. Teacher's material section is very helpful as well.

interactive, nasa

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Primary Audience: Grade School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: no Copyright: yes
Creative Commons: unsure

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Discussion for ELL Literacy with NASA: AMELIA THE PIGEON

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Avatar for Troy Tenhet
5 years ago

Troy Tenhet (Teacher (K-12))

I just shared this site with a group of teachers in my district. They are using 3M interactive boards.
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Avatar for Debbie Mixon
6 years ago

Debbie Mixon (Faculty)

My students enjoyed the story of Amelia the Pigeon and learning about echo location.

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There were no difficulties or problems in navigating this site.
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