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INTERNET © ReadyEdPubl i cat i ons THEMES •f or r evi ew pur posesonl y• o c . che e r o t r s super

© Ready-Ed Publications - 2007 (Revised edition) Published by Ready-Ed Publications P.O. Box 276 Greenwood WA 6024 Email: info@readyed.com.au

Website: www.readyed.com.au

COPYRIGHT NOTICE Permission is granted for the purchaser to photocopy sufficient copies for non-commercial educational purposes. However this permission is not transferable and applies only to the purchasing individual or institution.

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Important information about this book 1. The Publisher’s W ebsite Website

Activities in this book refer users to the Junior Internet Themes section of the Ready-Ed Publications’ website. The URL for this is:

www.readyed.com.au/urls/kids/ To use the book in conjunction with the Ready-Ed site users should either open the above address and bookmark it, OR they can find the page by going straight to our home page at www.readyed.com.au and clicking on the ‘Click here to access all web sites referred to in Ready-Ed books’ link.

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The page displays cyber links for all books with Internet references. Users need to click on the title or cover of the book for the page they are using. Clicking on these links will take users to the information sources without the addresses having to be laboriously typed in. If websites change, this list is updated to provide the current URL link in the same order they appear on the page in this book. Please note that while all care is taken when choosing appropriate websites, many of these website disappear or modify their layout over time. These changes are beyond our control, however, we endeavour to check the links on a regular basis and replace them when needed. Please write to us at links@readyed.com.au if a site is found to be missing.

2. Cop yright and the Use of Internet Resources Copyright

Material on the Internet is protected by copyright laws in the same way as print material. There are exceptions in the Copyright Act which allow Fair Dealing for research and study purposes. The activities contained in this book are designed to utilise the concept of Fair Dealing by encouraging students to use research skills to read and summarize material for the purpose of gaining knowledge and interpreting and evaluating ideas.

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Contents Literature Activities Haiku for Kids .................................................................................................................... 6 Pictur Picturee Dictionary ........................................................................................................... 7 Book Review ........................................................................................................................ 8 Cr eate a Story .................................................................................................................. 9 Create

Science Activities

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What is a Flower? ............................................................................................................. 10 Solar Ener gy ...................................................................................................................... 11 Energy What Is It? .......................................................................................................................... 12 Snowflakes ......................................................................................................................... 13

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The Shark TTank ank .................................................................................................................. 14 Deep Sea Cr eatur es ........................................................................................................ 15 Creatur eatures Worm W orld ........................................................................................................................ 16 World Frog F acts .......................................................................................................................... 17 Facts AF rog’s Life ....................................................................................................................... 18 Frog’s Life....................................................................................................................... Cr eepy Cockroaches ........................................................................................................ 19 Creepy Mor Moree Cockroaches Cockroaches! .......................................................................................................... 20

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Journey TTo oJ apan ............................................................................................................. 21 Japan el to Br azil .................................................................................................................. 22 Trav avel Brazil A Visit to Ir eland .............................................................................................................. 23 Ireland Ear th’s Gr eatest F eatur es .......................................................................................... 24 Earth’s Greatest Featur eatures National Flags .................................................................................................................. 25 Languages Around the W orld ....................................................................................... 26 World

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Safety at Home ................................................................................................................ 27 Road S afety ...................................................................................................................... 28 Safety

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Christmas .......................................................................................................................... 29 Easter ................................................................................................................................. 30 Bir thdays ........................................................................................................................... 31 Birthdays Chinese New Y ear ............................................................................................................. 32 Year The Space Shuttle ........................................................................................................... 33 Space Stations ................................................................................................................ 34 The Planets ........................................................................................................................ 35

Health Activities A Visit to the D entist .................................................................................................... 36 Dentist Our Skeleton ...................................................................................................................... 37 Food Pyr amid P uzzle ........................................................................................................ 38 Pyramid Puzzle

Answers ............................................................................................................................ 39 Ready-Ed Publications

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Teachers’ Notes The Internet Themes for 6 - 9 year olds book is designed to make use of the enormous amount of information that is available through the Internet. This book is produced to allow children to complete the activity pages through their own research. In doing so, they will achieve the following learning outcomes: R Using basic research skills to respond to focus questions. R Using basic research skills to extrapolate information from Internet references.

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R Using selected World Wide Web addresses to extend understanding on the theme. R Using a variety of online libraries to expand on the information available.

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The activities in this book are designed to give Internet beginners structured experiences on a variety of themes. Note that in providing these activity pages there is an assumption that users have an understanding of what the World Wide Web is and a basic ability to navigate their way around the Internet. The intention is to provide focus activities that direct users to specific sites which have been carefully selected.

Activity pages in this book are of a literal nature and require only basic comprehension and interpretation skills on the part of the young user. Completion of these activities will provide students with a basic understanding of the concept being investigated. Where users are able to research to a higher level they should be referred to books in our Cyber School series which contain activities requiring both expanded and extended use of information.

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Children need to read all instructions on the screen. These will usually say where to click, otherwise they should follow the instructions in this book. Remember that sometimes web page layouts change, however, the content usually remains the same. Children can click on anything that has a little hand on it when they move the mouse over it. Many small images can be enlarged this way. Any text that is highlighted and changes the arrow to a pointing hand can be clicked on.

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It is possible that some sites may contain computer jargon at the beginning, explaining how best to view the site. Children can ignore this although they should be advised to ask a teacher or parent about anything they are not sure of. NOTE: Page 38, “Healthy Food Pyramid” requires the use of the Shockwave plug-in. This may already be installed on the computer but if not, carefully follow the directions on the site for that page.

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Teachers’ Notes ‘Net Nasties’

In recent years there has been a great deal of publicity about negative aspects of the Internet, so much so that the uninitiated may well have severe concerns about what young users might encounter when surfing the Net.

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There is no doubt that this concern could be well founded if children are left to their own devices when online. The key to avoiding the ‘net nasties’ is supervision, just as it is to avoid inappropriate experiences for children in selecting movies, television programmes and books. It is most unlikely that violent, racist or erotic sites are reached accidentally and the Kids Internet Explorer materials and addresses have been carefully screened to avoid this happening. However, the Internet is a fluid, dynamic resource that is always in motion and we can’t guarantee that what is appropriate now will still be next year. With this in mind, it is strongly recommended that parents/teachers preview sites if at all possible.

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It is also the case that filter tools have been designed by some companies to help protect children from the undesirable aspects of the Internet. Some of the filter tools which offer online information are:

A recognised problem with material found on the Net is that it is often unsubstantiated with sources unlisted and the writer’s credentials unknown. Children will need to learn to be discerning in their use of the content they encounter. Ideally, they should look for authoritative material where sources are listed. The location of the address may be a useful pointer - an article under the banner of NASA or a national university is likely to be more authoritative than one supplied by an individual with an apparent interest in the theme.

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Another consideration is the date material was submitted - material may appear useful but may be out of date. Unfortunately, it is sometimes difficult to check just when articles were written or posted although often the date of entry is shown at the top of print outs and at the end of articles. As with the ‘Net Nasties’ then, supervision and guidance from teachers/parents is required, so that students can be helped to see the difference between information sources that are credible and those requiring further corroboration.

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As mentioned, the dynamic nature of the Internet means that some sites may change URLs or even disappear altogether. An ongoing role of the publishers will be to monitor these changes regularly and to post them on our site. To keep up to date with changes check our site: If you have any problems accessing sites please email us at

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Haiku for Kids

Liter atur Literatur aturee Activities

 Click on page 6, then Site 1.

Haiku are traditional Japanese poems with only three lines. The first and last line have five syllables while the second line has seven. Here is an example:

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New, shining, white snow, Falling from the sky at night, Floating, softly, down.

New, shi - ning, white snow (5) Fall - ing from the sky at night (7) Floa - ting, soft - ly, down (5)

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R Read some of the students’ haiku at the website and then write some of your own in the spaces below.

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Send your haiku in to be published on the WWW. Fill out the form you find at Site 2. Page 6

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Pictur e Dictionar y Picture Dictionary

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Find definitions for each of the words below by clicking on the letters at the top of the web page. R Draw a picture to illustrate three of the words. Follow the links that they lead to for some interesting activities.

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Book Review

Liter atur Literatur aturee Activities

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R Choose a story from the website. After reading the story complete the book review below. Name of the story: Setting:

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Create a Story

Liter atur Literatur aturee Activities

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Change the characters’ names in this story to suit you and then read the story through. You can also print out each of the pages of the story.

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What is a Flower?

Science Activities

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Plants can have flowers of different sizes, shapes and colours. Use the information to answer the questions about flowers.

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Solar Energy

Science Activities

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R What can you do to make the best use of solar energy in your home? Click on these words to find out.

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Find out what you can do to the roof of your house to use the sun’s heat and light efficiently. Ready-Ed Publications

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What Is It?

Science Activities

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R Guess what animal has been magnified in the photograph by clicking on the answer. Draw a picture of each animal when you have found the right answer. Label the picture and then use the arrow to go to the next photograph.

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Science Activities

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Snowflakes are one of nature’s most beautiful things.

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R Draw three different types of snowflakes.

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Animal Activities

The Shark Tank

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R Click on two sharks in the shark tank. Draw a picture of each one and then write a brief description.

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Shark Fun!

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Animal Activities

Deep Sea Creatures

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R Give a brief description of these deep sea creatures.

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Worm World

Animal Activities

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Meet Wendell the Worm and his worm cousins. Click on each of the worms to learn more about each type. R Write two amazing facts about each worm.

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R Click on Site 2 2. Read all about the part worms play in recycling. Describe what worms do to help:

Read all about Worm Bins Bins. What do you need to set up a worm bin at home?

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Animal Activities

Frog Facts

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This funny site is just for frogs! You will find all sorts of frog facts here as well as some strange noises and music. Check out the F roggy Pictures.

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R Find a picture of a Red-eyed Tree Frog. Draw the frog here:

R Draw and colour the frogs below using the right colours for each frog.

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A Frog’s Life

Animal Activities

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R Click on Site 2. List some famous frogs and visit their homepages. 1. 2. 3. Who is your favourite frog? Page 18

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Animal Activities

Creepy Cockroaches

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Visit Yucky Bug World and let Wendell the Worm take you on a tour of the site. Click on the Scrapbook to see some photos of the bugs.

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R Draw three of the bugs and write their names underneath:

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R Find a bug at the site and draw it in this box. Name and label your bug.

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More Cockroaches!

Animal Activities

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R Take a good look at Wendell’s scrapbook. Find the answers to these by clicking on different bugs. Which cockroach lets off an awful smell? ____________________________________

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Which cockroach likes to live in caves with bats? _____________________________

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Journey To Japan

World Activities

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R Zoom over to Japan by visiting the website. Learn about the people and culture of this country and complete the activities below.

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1. Name the four islands of Japan.

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2. How many people live in Japan? _______________________________________

4. Draw the flag of Japan in this box. What does the flag symbolise?

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3. What sort of food do people eat in Japan? _______________________________

5. What sort of products do we get from Japan?

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6. Draw a picture of a Japanese tower in the box below. 7.

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Travel to Brazil

World Activities

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Take a trip to Brazil and discover some of the facts about this beautiful South American country. R Complete the sentences below by filling in the correct word.

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1. Brazil is the world’s _________________________biggest country in area.

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2. It has a population of over 157 ________________________ people. 3. The official language of Brazil is ______________________________________ . 4. A popular Brazilian dance is the ______________________________________ .

5. Almost one quarter of the world’s ________________________ is grown in Brazil. 6. The _____________________ rain forest in Brazil contains about 50 000 species of wildlife.

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A Visit to Ireland

World Activities

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R Visit the Emerald Isle and learn all about Ireland at the site. Complete the questions below. 1. How many people live in Ireland? _______________________________________

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5. When is St Patrick’s Day? _____________________________________________

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World Activities

Earth’s Greatest Features

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Ever wondered what the name of the world’s tallest mountain is or where the biggest waterfall is? Well, Site 1 will tell you. R Click on the buttons at the bottom of the page to find answers to the following.

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1. Which is the largest continent? _________________________________________

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2. What is the name of the world’s tallest mountain?

3. Where is the world’s longest river and what is its name?

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5. Name a waterfall located in Brazil. ______________________________________

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World Activities

National Flags

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Every country has a national flag that is used to represent the country. Most flags have a special meaning such as the Japanese flag which shows the red sun, and the Australian and New Zealand flags which show the Southern Cross that is viewed only in the southern skies.

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World Activities

Languages Around the World

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This site translates your words into a number of languages at the click of a button. R Use Site 1 to translate the sentences below into the different language under each sentence. Use the back of the page if you need more room.

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Safety at Home

Safety Activities

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There are many hazards in our homes that could cause an accident. Read about some of the dangers and learn how we can make our homes safer. R What are the three steps to remember:

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Page 24 Earth’s Greatest Features 1. Asia; 2. Everest; 3. Africa - The Nile; 4. Kilauea or Mauna Loa; 5. Answers will vary; 6. Russia; 7. Answers will vary. Page 25 National Flags Check answers using site. Page 26 Languages Around the World Check answers using site. Page 27 Safety at Home Check answers using site. Page 28 Road Safety Answers will vary. Page 29 Christmas Maori - Meri Kirihimete French - Joyeux Noel et Bonne Annee! Japanese - Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto Page 30 Easter Answers will vary. Page 31 Birthdays Answers will vary. Page 32 Chinese New Year Yuan Tan, Preparations - the kitchen god is offered sweets so that when he is burned and brought to heaven he will only say sweet things about the family. Good luck symbols - people are especially nice, if flowers open on New Year’s Day they can bring good luck. No sharp instruments are used as they may cut out the good luck. Page 33 The Space Shuttle 1. Its belly glows red for about ten minutes because it is very hot; 2. Six; 3. Enterprise; 4. Columbia; 5. 90 minutes; Fill in the missing words: Rocket, aeroplane; Astronauts, launch, telescope. Page 34 Space Stations 1. They are zipped into sleeping bags which are then attached to the walls of their spacecraft. This keeps them from floating in their sleep; 2. Years at a time; 3. A few months, but some have stayed for up to a year; 4. Page 35 The Planets Answers will vary. Page 36 A Visit to the Dentist 1-4. Helps keep mouths healthy; uses fluorides and other preventive agents to help our teeth and gums fight disease; takes x-rays of teeth; removes plaque and stains; tells people how to keep gums and teeth healthy by showing them how to choose a good tooth brush; shows how to use dental floss after eating. 5. Autoclave. Page 37 Our Skeleton 1. Protects our vital organs (such as the brain, heart and lungs); gives us the shape that we have (without it we would just be a blob of blood and tissue); and allows us to move (our muscles are attached to our bones, so when our muscles move our bones move; 2. 350; 3. 206. Bones: hand (phalanges); pelvis; foot (phalanges); ribs, sternum, breast plate. Page 38 Food Pyramid Puzzle 1. Three servings; 2. Two servings; 3. Three servings; 4. Two servings; 5. Seven servings.

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