Issue 80 - July 2017
London: A Life in Maps - uses maps to follow its development from Roam to Victorian times.
The Story of Africa - tells the story of the continent from an African perspective.
Digital History - has heaps of information and searchable database.
Virtually the Ice Age - explore our early Ice Age ancestors and the landscape they inhabited.
Cassini at Saturn - NASA's online hub for all things to do with the Cassini mission.
Visit and Learn - has a tonne of information about the workings of our own NZ Parliament .
Illustrated Mathematics Dictionary - easy to understand definitions; search by keyword or browse alphabetically.
BuddhaNet - a wide-ranging site including Buddhist studies.
IslamiCity - a comprehensive and holistic look at Islam and Muslims.
SMMRY - will summarise text to save you time.
Issue 79 - May 2017
Reading Friend - a wide-ranging collection of free animated books, songs and poems.
Childrens Books Forever - popular kids stories to view digitally or download as a PDF.
Bookopolis - an online club for young readers aged 7-12 years.
Soundtrap - make music on software instruments and download as MP3 files.
Creating Music - a simple but engaging and fun site for exploring music.
Guess What! - take your learners on a journey of discovery.
Watts Up With That - grapples with the subject of climate change through examining information and issues.
Elements - experiments in character design.
Royal Cam - Department of Conservation live stream from a royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin.
Whangarei Native Bird Recovery - webcams watching various birds.
Issue 78 - April 2017
100 Leaders in World History - a gallery of 'significant' leaders in world history.
Ultimate Titanic - contains a wealth of well researched and factual information about Titanic.
Cleopatra - a multimedia guide to the ancient world explores Egypt, Greece and Italy.
Scrub Club! - activities, games and songs about the importance of washing hands.
Sugar Stacks - find out how much sugar is in certain food and drinks.
A Field Guide to Germs - everything you ever wanted to know about pathogens - commonly known as germs.
Solar System Scope - view the real time position of planets and stars.
Ethnologue - learn more about the known living languages of the world.
Mathwords - interactive maths dictionary with words, terms, formulas, pictures, diagrams and tables.
FlowVella - a presentation tool for creating interactive multimedia-driven slideshows.
Issue 77 - February 2017
Energy Hogs - resources, game and energy saving ideas to explore.
CELLS alive - investigate the world of cells, microbes and the immune system.
Surfing Scientist - Australian Ruben Meerman does science shows for kids at schools in NSW and Queensland.
Ancient Greece - learn all about the cradle of western civilisation.
World Population - shows population numbers from 1 CE/AD 1 to predictions for 2050, as well as other key data.
The Fiscal Ship - challenges you to put a federal budget on a sustainable course.
Psykopaint - turn a photo into a painting or use the blank canvas option.
Wellcome Images - contains more than 100,000 unusual and interesting drawings, paintings and photographs.
Nine Planets - explores the history, mythology and current scientific knowledge of our solar system.
Canva - lets you create great looking graphics.
Issue 76 - December 2016
Great fire of London - marks the 350th anniversary of the event. Created by the Museum of London.
Pioneers of Flight - a collection of resources, information and activities exploring the formative years of aviation.
Word History Project - collaboratively record, discover and share history.
Freepik - a search engine for graphic resources. Find free verctor art, illustrations, icons and photos.
NASA's Eyes - a great way to find out what's beyond our planet.
Navy STEM for the classroom - Discovery has joined the US Navy with some interesting resources on offer.
Emoji Science - offers a table of experiments to explore.
The Internet Classics Archive - select from 441 works by 59 different authors.
Widbook - a digital collaborative community where you can read, write and publish ebooks.
81 Dash - a communication tool for educators.
Issue 75 - November 2016
NetSafe - NZ's own cybersafety group, helping users stay safe online.
Think Before You Link - gives educators resources to empower kids to make responsible decisions online.
CyberWise - learn how to use digital media safely and confidently.
MathTV - learn maths using this collection of how-to videos.
Q-files - free online encyclopedia specially designed for children.
Animal Diversity Web - a database of animal natural history and conservation biology.
Science With Me - a hub for some great science and technology learning resources.
Catch the Science Bug - based on a TV series and offering some interesting resources to explore.
EasyBib - generate and manage citations in various stuyles for your bibliography.
Citelighter - automatically cite your sources as you search for facts and information.
Issue 74 - September 2016
VocabAhead - a great collection of short videos describing and explaining words.
Word Hippo - a simple reference tool for words. Enter your word and click ‘Find it’ for the results.
Photos For Class - find safe, appropriate and authorised images for your teaching.
Symbolab - search for equations, formulas and expressions using mathematical symbols.
Space - news, opinions, advice and information on all things ‘spacey’ – created by BBC.
History Buff - a wide collection of unusal and odd historical stories, articles and anecdotes.
Mothmatic - offers a number of fairly simple maths games.
NZMaths - the home of methematics education in NZ.
HappyClass - quickly make classroom seating charts the way yuou want them.
StoryJumper - a site where teachers and students can write, share and publish stories.
Issue 73 - August 2016
BioGraphic - strange and beautiful portraits of biodiversity.
Ology - Biology, Archaeology, Zoology, Microbiology and more ‘ologies’.
Discover E - Engineering – what is it? Career pathways and resources.
Science Book - Life, Earth and Physical sciences interactives from DK.
Meet the Greenhouse Gases - information about the greenhouse gases and their effects.
eGFI - STEM and engineering resources for students and teachers.
Teoria - music theory resources.
Pics4Learning - image library for education – safe and free.
Disaster Detector - learn how to predict and prepare for natural disasters.
Mummy Maker - learn about embalming in ancient Egypt.
Issue 72 - July 2016
SPCA Education - Teachers’ Portal.
SPCA Education - For Kids.
NetBasics - Animated stories to address common online risks and issues.
Digital Compass - Games for exploring the impact of decisions made online.
Through the Wild Web Woods - Game to help children learn internet safety rules.
Mystery Science - Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science!
WordSift - Create a word cloud to analyse elements of a piece of text.
Knoword - Online word game testing vocabulary and typing skills.
Art History Basics - Khan Academy resources about the development of Art over time.
The Battle of Jutland Animation - The major events of this famous WW1 sea battle.
The 25 Biggest Turning Points in Earth’s History - Milestones that shaped our world over its 4.5 billion years.
Issue 71 - May 2016
Radioooo - Explore music by country and time period.
Perfect Pitch - Use baseball to explore the instruments of the orchestra.
Flat - Online tool to write music scores, and collaborate on a project.
Earth to Scale - Video to help understand astronomical distances.|
Space News - TIME magazine articles and images about Space.
Teach This Poem - A poem each week, with teaching resources and activities.
Fun Science Demos - Science demonstrations for young learners.
Exploriments - Simulation-based interactive learning units for Science learning.
Art for Kids Hub - Art projects and ideas for children plus teacher/parent resources.
Artsonia - Online gallery for children’s art.
Issue 70 - April 2016
Coaster Crafter - Design and build a virtual roller coaster.
Science Underground - Explore science in 2-minute podcasts.
Simple Machines - Interactives showing how levers, wedges etc. work and where they are used.
Panoramio - Google’s geolocation-oriented photo sharing mashup.
Compararea - Visually compare the area of geographic features.
How to Put a Human on Mars - The science of designing a mission to take astronauts to Mars and back.
Lifeboat to Mars - Online biology simulation game.
American Panorama - An atlas of US history – interactive maps.
Saints and Strangers - Role-play game about the Pilgrims arrival in Plymouth in 1620.
Calculus: The Musical - A comic ‘review’ of calculus concepts.
Mathsspin - Challenging mental maths games.
Issue 69 - February 2016
Weather Wiz Kids - Weather information and activities for young children.
Tawhirimatea – the Weather - Māori words, sayings and traditions about weather, clouds and wind.
NIWA Stuff for Students - Drought, storms, greenhouse gases, clouds: impacts of weather on the environment.
Sound Online Inventory and Catalogue - Huge library of audio files hosted by the US Library of Congress.
A Soft Murmur - Create background sounds to relax, banish distractions and create positive feelings.
Patatap - Sound kit for making music – with colours and animations.
Royal Shakespeare Company Teacher Resources - Ideas, activities and materials – including flipcharts.
EepyBird - Ordinary objects doing extraordinary things!
XKCD - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, maths, and language – for teachers.
Global Closet Calculator - Interactive game about interdependence and globalisation.
Urban Observatory - Compare maps of cities around the world.