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NASA map of Earth’s seasons

Domingo, 19 Noviembre 2017 @ 8:01 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

 A bit of climate awareness! For those interested in our planet’s climate change, click on the link below.
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/nov/18/nasa-map-of-earths-seasons-over-20-years-highlights-climate-change?CMP=fb_gu

Jack “the Ripper”

Jueves, 9 Noviembre 2017 @ 2:18 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

 If you are interested in this topic, click on the links below.
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/Jack-the-Ripper/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_the_Ripper
 https://www.jacktherippermuseum.com/

31 October: All Hallows’ Eve

Martes, 31 Octubre 2017 @ 2:47 pm 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

 Hi there, let me tell you first…

Click on the link below to learn about history and traditions for Halloween
http://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Halloween/

The longbow

Viernes, 27 Octubre 2017 @ 3:05 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

Click on the link below if you want to learn more about this deadly weapon
 http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofEngland/The-Longbow/

Read and listen to Tom Hanks

Domingo, 15 Octubre 2017 @ 6:47 pm 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

Click on the link below to read or listen to a short story by Tom Hanks.
https://www.theguardian.com/film/ng-interactive/2017/oct/14/three-exhausting-weeks-an-exclusive-short-story-from-tom-hanks-uncommon-type

The universal meridian of longitude

Viernes, 13 Octubre 2017 @ 7:29 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

In 1884, on a day like this… If you want to know more about it, click on the link below.
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryMagazine/DestinationsUK/Greenwich-Meridian-The-Royal-Observatory-London/

Columbus’ nationality theories

Jueves, 12 Octubre 2017 @ 11:38 am BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

On our national holiday, we tend to find an increasing number of theories about the origin of Christopher Columbus. For further information about this topic, click on the links below.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Origin_theories_of_Christopher_Columbus
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/6326698/Christopher-Columbus-writings-prove-he-was-Spanish-claims-study.html

Tom Petty

Martes, 3 Octubre 2017 @ 7:31 pm 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American rock musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. He was the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. He was also a member and co-founder of the late 1980s the Travelling Wilburys and his early band Mudcrutch.
In his career, he sold more […]

Day of Asturias and Extremadura

Viernes, 8 Septiembre 2017 @ 4:24 pm ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

Both autonomous communities in Spain celebrate this date.

(Image from http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/regional.php?list_year=2017&list_region=asturias)

(Image from http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/spain/regional.php?2017&list_region=extremadura)
If you want to know more about them, click on the link below.
https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/spain/asturias-day
For those of you who have read both web pages, would you be able to answer the following questions?
What do both days commemorate?
When was this public holiday first observed?
Which religious symbols […]

All good things

Jueves, 31 Agosto 2017 @ 10:28 pm 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

Summer holidays are over and -as the saying goes- all good things come to an end. Perhaps it is time for us to reflect on the important things in life. This is also the title of a song by a Canadian singer, which you can listen to if you click on the link below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Brj8d5HKpEs&list=RDBrj8d5HKpEs&t=22