Temporary Closure of Esplora Science Centre

Screen Shot 2020-04-07 at 09.59.24Esplora Interactive Science Centre had to take a drastic measure and temporarily close its doors to visitors. This was done in order to minimise socialising and protect our employees and also all our visitors. However, at the moment, our Team is still busy creating Online Content in the form of Live Science Shows, DIY experiments videos and much more. So follow us on our Social Media Channels: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube for some Science fun. Don’t forget to visit our website: www.esplora.org.mtand read our blog which is updated every Friday. Facebook: @esploramalta, Instagram: #esploramalta, YouTube: esploramalta channel. Whilst thanking you for your continuous support we encourage you to stay safe.

Resource Packs for students who do not have Internet access at Home

Screen Shot 2020-04-06 at 10.38.20The Directorate for Leaning and Assessment Programmes (DLAP) has launched an initiative intended to support students who do not have Internet access at home. The identified students, ranging from Year 1 to Year 8, are being provided with resource packs for the four core subjects of Maths, Science, Maltese and English. The packs are being delivered to students’ homes every fortnight. The attached material was sent to Primary school students on 27 March while packs for Maltese and English are being delivered on 7 April. Continue reading

Vincent Van Gogh: Art Resources by Ms. Nicole

Screen Shot 2020-04-06 at 09.56.05Ms. Nicole, our Art Teacher, has prepared the following presentations and activities about artist Van Gogh. The resources are divided into early years (Years 1-3) and primary years (Years 4/6). Click on the links to access the presentations according to the different year groups.

Years 1 – 3

Years 4 – 6

Frequently Asked Questions about the Covid-19 Situation in Malta

Screen Shot 2020-04-03 at 13.09.31The People and Standards Division, within the office of the Prime Minister, has issued a list of frequently asked questions regarding the current Covid-19 situation. The questions addressed are related to children and schools, telework, quarantine and leave. Please click on the links below in order to access the list of FAQs, both in Maltese as well as in English.

FAQ’s – ENGLISH

MISTOQSIJIET KOMUNI – MALTI

Xjenza ma’Xandru – Science Experiments for Students

Mr Alex Attard, a member of the Primary Science team, has taken up the initiative to create brief video clips, in the Maltese language, portraying hands-on and engaging primary science experiments with follow-up questions for students to research and investigate further. This initiative entitled Xjenza ma’ Xandru, can be accessed at https://youtu.be/HpUG0nx-VhM.

Click on this video to access Episode 1…more to follow soon !

PSCD Activities for Years 5 & 6

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Our College PSCD Team – Ms. Speranza Spiteri, Ms. Maria Falzon and Ms. Pauline Gingell –   sent this activity which can be done by students in Years 5 and 6. This is a continuation of a previous lesson which was shared last week about Internet Safety.

Do you still remember what we learnt during our last couple of lessons about internet safety? Don’t forget to be a good digital citizen by taking care of your digital footprint. Make sure that everything that you post reflects a true image of yourself.

Instructions

Step 1: You can read ‘Goldilocks reader’. This is a new version of Goldilocks…. she got a smartphone for her birthday 😊. Click here to access the eBook: Goldilocks

Step 2: Click here to complete the ‘Goldilocks worksheet’.

Hope you enjoy this activity and stay safe!

Emotional Intelligence – PSCD Resources for Years 3 – 4

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Our College PSCD Team – Ms. Speranza Spiteri, Ms. Maria Falzon and Ms. Pauline Gingell –  sent an activity focusing on children’s Emotional Intelligence (Years 3-4). The activity is composed of a printable board game and three worksheets to carry out after playing the game. Continue reading