The informative and stimulating activities built into this site can be used
to complement our televised education programmes, See You See Me - Romans
in Scotland. On the other hand, you may prefer to use this online resource
separately - it's up to you! It all depends on your requirements and the
needs of your learners!
The purpose of BBC Education Online is to:
- Provide a meaningful context in which to offer exciting and thought-provoking
activities that meet the 5-14 attainment targets of Environmental Studies,
English Language and ICT at Levels B/C.
- As an online service, to be accessible to teachers and children from
- Support the objective that ICT should enhance and enrich learning
across the curriculum.
There are 5 exciting areas for your children to explore and collect information
from, followed up by 4 online activities to complete.
Children's pages are 'safe', so you can feel secure while your learners
page has a teachers' help icon in the bottom left of the page to offer guidance
and instructions in the form of the content of the page/activity, the purpose
of the task and learning outcomes.
page has a children's help icon, Maeve. She will 'speak' to children and
text will appear in a speech bubble, offering guidance and support to children
who may need it.
OF THIS SITE IN THE CLASSROOM
We recommend if you are going to use this site in the classroom for the
first time that you do the following.
(a) Go into the site.
(b) Allow each individual page to download and try the activity once. If
you do this, the pages will load much quicker the next time you use the
site. The equipment you are using and the speed of your connection to the
internet will affect how quickly the applications run.
(c) Ensure no other applications or windows are open as this may slow down
USE OF AUDIO IN THE CLASSROOM
This site contains audio material. Headphones are recommended if the
site is to be used in a classroom. If a group of children are using the
site, use headphones with a distribution box.
enter the children's area, click here.
To discover more about each activity in the children's area, click on
one of the buttons below.
Activities are targeted at Level B/C in 5-14 Environmental
Studies National Guidelines.
If you have any comments or suggestions
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
enter the childrens' area, click here.