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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/

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/

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

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 […]

A simple act

Martes, 8 Agosto 2017 @ 9:47 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE, ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

The celebrity’s image below offers us some food for thought.

Why do we love?

Lunes, 10 Julio 2017 @ 3:04 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE, ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

 If you want to find an answer to this question, click on the link below.
 http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-love-a-philosophical-inquiry-skye-c-cleary

How the Egyptian pyramids were built

Sábado, 10 Junio 2017 @ 5:00 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

Although many things still remain unknown to us about the construction of the pyramids, the number of new theories increases.
http://www.openculture.com/2011/08/how_the_egyptian_pyramids_were_built.html

The history of fish and chips

Viernes, 2 Junio 2017 @ 10:43 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

 If you want to know the origin of this dish, click on the links below.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_and_chips

Healing concrete

Martes, 16 Mayo 2017 @ 7:49 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE, ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

Below you will find two comprehension activities about the topic above mentioned. You decide which one to do. I hope you enjoy them.
Click on the link to watch (and listen to) the video:
http://edition.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/05/13/spc-make-create-innovate-self-healing-concrete.cnn
Read the article first and then number the paragraphs in the correct order:
Here is a living concrete
____ It’s the kind of […]