domingo, 19 de octubre de 2014

Senses and Feelings

Look at the following photos and talk about the senses and feelings they show us:

Is Your Red The Same as My Red?

Does everyone view colours in the same way? Of course, there are people with colour blindness and other disorders that do skew their perception of colour. But among the rest of us with normal colour vision, can we ever be sure we’re seeing exactly the same thing?
In this video from Vsauce, Michael investigates this very question in addition to other quandaries regarding animal intelligence, feelings, and perception.

miércoles, 17 de septiembre de 2014

The Senses

This week we are going to learn about the senses. Before reading the following information, can you answer these questions:

- How many senses have we got?
- Why are they so important?

Read this basic information about The Senses

The science behind the taste and smell of food

Would you like to know more about this topic? Then, click here

Now watch these videos:

Living without the senses of taste and smell

Seven Years in Spain

Seven Years in Spain is the article that Cat Gaa, a former coworker at IES Heliche and a friend, has written about her experience in our country. It was a great pleasure to work with Cat for three years, as she is not only a good teacher, but also an excellent person. 

You can read about her experience in her blog: Sunshine and Siestas

lunes, 12 de mayo de 2014


We're learning different types of music and musical instruments this week. Do you know the different sounds of each intrument? Watch the following video:

Now click on this link: Classification of Musical Instruments to find out the answers to these questions:

1. Is the piano a percussion, wind or string instrument?
2. Write three brass instruments
3. What are cymbals?

Different Music Videos 

The Difference Between Music Genres: