For ages: 11-13
Date Added: 2016-10-14 Here are six pieces of writing about Simple Things, and six different writing assignments to go with them! Topics include: a simple object (a poem describing memories linked with an old bucket), a simple sound (an ‘essay’ about the annoying tone of a loud whistle), a simple hero (a young man defends his simple work against a bully’s ridicule), a simple skill (the author clearly describes... [click here for more]
For ages: 8-10, 11-13
Date Added: 2014-05-26 The rich descriptive language in this gentle fairy-tale by classic children's author Walter de la Mare is balanced by a simple and unique story. Read a page a day and answer five reading comprehension questions in a notebook of your own (29 pages and 145 questions in total). If your child is ready to read more advanced English, but not old enough for the mature content of classics like 'Treasure Island',... [click here for more]
Date Added: 2011-03-28 What's the deal with nuclear power? Is it dangerous? Why do we need it? What does a nuclear power plant and a hamster have in common? Well, take a look at this free 10 minute Science Jim Show and find out the answers to these and many more perplexing questions. ... [click here for more]
Date Added: 2011-01-14 There are aliens right under our noses!!! Well, they aren't aliens since they live on the same planet, and when I say "under our noses" I mean 1 to 2 miles under our noses...but they're still cool!!! Deep under the sea, scientists are discovering new creatures and species that put any science fiction creature to shame! Join Science Jim as we take a look at some of the strangest creatures... [click here for more]
Date Added: 2011-01-10 Pterosaurs! The pterror of the prehistoric skies! In this show, Science Jim takes a look at some of the newest ideas surrounding these ancient and mysterious beasts. Also, what do nuts and candles have in common? Find out with this episodes "Do-it-yourself" experiment.
Aired 1/9/11 11 minutes ... [click here for more]