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Artículos de Noviembre 2016

The Mariana Trench

Miércoles, 30 Noviembre 2016 @ 8:53 pm 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

Deep down in the darkest place there are still impressive living creatures. Life always finds its way. If you don’t believe me, click on the links below:
http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-otherworldly-creatures-in-the-ocean-s-deepest-depths-lidia-lins
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Interactive map of British museums

Domingo, 27 Noviembre 2016 @ 10:53 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

For those interested in an update of British museums, click on the link below and enjoy.
 http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryMagazine/DestinationsUK/Museums/

Last clues and the answer to that American celebration

Jueves, 24 Noviembre 2016 @ 9:17 pm ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

Last clues:
This celebration relating the Mayflower voyage, native Americans and gratitude takes place the fourth Thursday of November every year in USA.
Then take a look at these pictures:

And if you want to get a full account of it, click on the link below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BQSOkkoDjc

The two princes

Miércoles, 23 Noviembre 2016 @ 11:00 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

This may well be the title for a fiction novel but in fact they were would-be heirs to the English throne. One day both were sent to the Tower of London. If you are interested in what happened, click on the links below:
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princes_in_the_Tower
 http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/The-Princes-in-the-Tower/

Sweden’s revolutionary recycling system

Sábado, 19 Noviembre 2016 @ 5:03 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

Nordic countries have become good examples for other developed ones in fields such as: education, deforestation-reforestation, cleaner types of energy or recycling as it is the case today. Below there is a link about the issue of recycling, for those of you interested in it. Hope you enjoy it.
http://educateinspirechange.org/nature/sweden-literally-running-trash-due-revolutionary-recycling-system/

The end of the Mayflower voyage: pilgrims meet native Americans

Viernes, 11 Noviembre 2016 @ 5:33 pm 2º Ciclo/2nd Cycle, ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

On this date of November the 11th, the pilgrims arrived at the coasts of North America. They soon met native American people. Look at the clues from the pics below and perhaps you will realise which celebration I’m referring to. Otherwise, you will have to investigate or wait up to the […]

Leonard Cohen’s death

Viernes, 11 Noviembre 2016 @ 3:48 pm 2º/2nd Year | No existen comentarios »

It is with deep regret that we have heard about the death of this well known Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist. Among other prizes and honours, he received one of the Prince(ss) of Asturias Award for literature. He had released his last album “You want it darker” before his death. May he rest in […]

Setanta

Martes, 8 Noviembre 2016 @ 10:45 pm ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

It is not a misspelling of a Spanish number. In fact, it is a boy’s name for a hero later known as Cú Chulainn. If you want to know more about this legend, click on the link below and enjoy.
http://slideplayer.com/slide/9810221/

Guy Fawkes’ Day

Sábado, 5 Noviembre 2016 @ 8:36 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

Today 5th November, British people celebrate the “Bonfire Night”, which has to do with the so called “Gunpowder plot”. If you are interested in learning more about the celebration,  click on the link below:
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/Guy-Fawkes/

Funeral Blues

Miércoles, 2 Noviembre 2016 @ 10:17 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

I think the link below is suitable to remember all our deceased relatives today. You can either read and/or listen to it.
http://lyricstranslate.com/es/funeral-blues-blues-del-funeral.html