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Amazing Africa

Africa will be our topic for the spring term. We will be reading the book 'The Butterfly Lion' by Michael Morpurgo and learning about the Ancient Egyptians.

Here are some useful website about Africa:

Animals

http://www.awf.org/section/wildlife/gallery

Amazing photos, information on protection and conservation

http://www.africaguide.com/wildlife/index.htm

Simple information lots of pictures, includes strange facts, good links

http://www.pbs.org/edens/madagascar/creature3.htm

Excellent info about chameleons and Madagascar

www.worldwildlife.org

Lots of information, photos games, great childrens website video clips etc.

http://www.bagheera.com/index.htm

Has detailed clear information on many species with a focus on endangerment

Maps and information

http://www.oddizzi.com/

Some of this excellent site is available free – the interactive map is particularly useful!

www.googlemaps.co.uk

https://earth.google.com/web/

You can type in a coutry in Africa, click on photos and view photos of the countries. You can even look on street view!

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/africa-puzzle.html

The children can challenge themselves to complete the puzzle of Africa, like a jigsaw, slotting together the different countries.