Form Time Ideas

Daily activities to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

microscopy (noun)

The art of examining objects with the microscope.

Famous quote

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."

Albert Einstein

Name that element


Argon (Atomic number 18)

Word scramble

An exact copy or reproduction.



Thought for the day

Would you rather give bad advice or take bad advice?

On this day in

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Hungary. Capital city is Budapest.

Did you know?

Your heart beats around 100,000 times a day.

Today's Top Tip

Do your revision early in the morning.

The brain focusses much better in the morning to start your revision then. As a bonus you get the evening to relax without feeling guilty.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I never would of thought that he'd behave like that.

I never would've thought that he'd behave like that.

Mental Maths

32 + 53

= 134


How many birthdays does the average man have?

1, just 1.

Joke of the day

What do you call a bear without teeth?

A gummy bear.

In the news today...

VIDEO: Huge water main leak gouges LA road

A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.

VIDEO: Inside a laboratory battling Ebola

Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes a look around a makeshift laboratory trying to battle the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.

VIDEO: Inside Gaza militants' tunnel

Israel says its offensive in Gaza will continue until the extensive Hamas tunnel network is neutralised. The BBC's Orla Guerin was given access by the military to a recently discovered tunnel.

More headlines from BBC News

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30th July 2014