viernes, 14 de junio de 2013

El Elefante del Sultán * Nantes, Francia.

The Machines of the Isle of Nantes (Les Machines de l'île) is an artistic, touristic and cultural project based in Nantes, France. 
 


The project of Machines de l'île in Nantes aims to promote city's image and tries to build an identity as a creative metropole of dream and of fantasy.
In the warehouses of the former shipyards in Nantes, the Machines of the Isle is created by two artists, François Delarozière (La Machine) and Pierre Orefice (Manaus association), visualising a travel-through-time world at the crossroads of the "imaginary worlds" of Jules Verne and the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci.
  
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Since 1 July, 2007, the site is open to the public. Three major Machines projects include : the Great Elephant (2007) the Marine Worlds Carrousel (2012) the Heron Tree (2014). 

The mechanical elephant is 12 meters high and 8 meters wide, made from 45 tons of wood and steel. It can take up to 49 passengers for a 45-minute walk. It is a non-exact replica of The Sultan's Elephant from Royal de Luxe, which toured the world from 2005 to 2007 (the main difference being that this elephant was designed to carry spectators).  The Marine Worlds will be a huge carrousel, rising nearly 25m high and measuring 20m in diameter. It will feature 35 moving underwater creatures on three levels: the ocean floor, the depths, and sea and boats. Visitors will be able to move about amidst a ballet of aquatic animals and sea carriages, as well as climb aboard and guide the movements of the Machines. The Heron Tree will be a steel structure of 45 meters in diameter and 28 meters in height, topped with two herons. The project plans to allow visitors to climb either onto the back or onto the wings of the birds for a circular flight over the hanging gardens of the tree. inaugurated year 2017. . 

MACHINES OF THE ISLE OF NANTES. city of NANTES. FRANCE
http://www.lesmachines-nantes.fr/en/ * Website in english

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?p=101492503  http://www.thesultanselephant.com/ http://www.pixalo.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/7974 http://www.blog.nantes-just-imagine.com/2013/02/19/most-visited-cities-world-france-2013/
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jueves, 13 de junio de 2013

Airplanes






Aprende idiomas leyendo periodicos y revistas * When you learn English, you have to learn in whole sentences and in context * Learn languages by reading newspapers and magazines * Imprime diariamente de 10 a 40 renglones de algún texto o noticia interesante o curiosa en tu idioma. Subraya de 10 a 40 palabras (según tu disponibilidad). Anótalas en columna en el espacio disponible abajo del texto o en el reverso de la hoja. Tradúcelas al inglés u otro idioma deseado. Anota el significado al lado de cada palabra. Si ya entiendes lo que lees al 50% en un idioma extranjero, repite lo anterior pero ahora con oraciones cortas (en lugar de palabras) en el idioma extranjero que ya conoces. Revisa tu trabajo y compáralo con el de otros compañeros para corregir errores. Muestra tu trabajo a tu profesor. Pídele que te sugiera otra actividad que expanda lo que acabas de realizar. Copia y comparte este trabajo, súbelo a tu blog o página personal. My Homework Network * Non-Profit Sharing Ring * Languages * Collaborative School Projects * Prof JML * Mexico

martes, 11 de junio de 2013

Cool Visual Blogs



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lunes, 10 de junio de 2013

Invitation to all the teachers of the world!

Invitation à tous les professeurs dans le monde
Cher
professeur:

La plupart de nos amis pensent que c'est le moment de devenir plus actif sur l'utilisation du Web pour vraiment aider notre société.
Quand nous aider à protéger la liberté d'expression, nous protégeons aussi tous nos autres droits. C'est pourquoi nous élargissons la suggestion de nos amis, lecteurs, visiteurs, et les fans qui nous ont invités à créer notre journal en classe pour enseigner à nos élèves de commencer à profiter de l'expérience et les avantages du fascinante monde du journalisme.
Nous avons besoin d'un journal étudiant et par toutes les écoles dans le monde. Créer votre journal en ce moment.
Vous n'avez pas à projeter un journal de quarante pages sur une base quotidienne. Pour les débutants, un journal mensuel imprimé sur une feuille unique fonctionne parfaitement.
C'est préférable un journal mensuel de circulation pour certaines années que d'un quotidien avec une quarantaine de pages, mais alors de quitter le projet après seulement quelques semaines.
Prêt? Commencez dès maintenant. Reblogg cette invitation à tous vos contacts.
Bonne chance.

'' Si je ne vais pas réussir à remporter le Prix Pulitzer, un jour, au moins un de mes élèves le fera!'
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Invitation to all the teachers in the world
Dear teacher:
Most of our friends believe this is the time to become more active about using the web to really help our society. When we help to protect the freedom of speech we are also protecting all our other rights. That's why we are expanding the suggestion of our friends, readers, visitors, and fans who have invited us to create our classroom newspaper to teach our pupils to start enjoying the experience and benefits of the fascinating world of journalism .
We need one student newspaper per every school in the world. Create your newspaper right now.
You don't have to project a forty pages newspaper on a daily basis. For begginers, a monthly newspaper printed on one single sheet will work great.
It's preferrable a monthly newspaper circulating for some years than a daily newspaper with forty pages but soon have to quit the project after only just a few weeks due to an excessive load work.
Ready? Start right now. Reblogg this invitation to all your contacts.
Good luck.
******************************************** ************************************ ''If I won't succeed to win the Pullitzer Price someday, at least one of my students will!
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