Practice your French with these online games.
CANAL DU MIDI
4th graders learn about France's engineering marvel -- the Canal du Midi -- built in the 17th century, as an example of kinetic and potential energy.
How canal locks operate
Map of France
Operate your own lock
Click on "operate a lock."
You are travelling downstream, from higher water to lower water.
Think carefully about what you are trying to do and what your next step should be. If you get stuck, put your mouse over each lever to see what it will do.
DISCOVERING MUD CLOTH
Make some West African mud cloth - online! - and find out about this tradition from French-speaking Africa.