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Australia / Kangaroo Primary Project

 

  

Welcome

 

This is a The Australian Project.

 

 

INTRODUCTION

Australia, is big, very big, and its your Job to find out as much as you can do of the past present and future of this magical place. You will go from the south to the North and East to the West. Investigating dangerous Animals to wild open spaces in the middle. To the coral reefs and sharks in the oceans around the country.

 

 

TASK 1

 

First task is to investigate and learn as much as you can do about an animal or location in and around Australia. You will need to present your Ideas and thoughts to the your class.

 

TASK 2 

In this task you will learn more about the coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef. In teams you will work together on how to positively affect the reef, because at the moment the reef is dying. You need to come up with an action plan of what we, Australians can do to save this unique area of the world.

 

TASK 3

 

Working in teams, one of you is an ABORIGINE and you are being told that the land you have lived on for thousands of years you can go on there any more. One is in favour and another is against. You need to battle out the ideas in law court. Who wins the Jury will decide.

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The Wright Brothers / Canada Primary Project

 

Welcome

 

This is a The Wright Brothers / Canada Project.

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Can you fly, now yes, because planes were invented. Here in this project you will learn how to build, test and improve the performance of a plane. Just like the Wright Brothers did. Whilst learning how to fly and enjoying the feeling and sensations of flying you will also fly around Canada and learn some cultural aspects of the country.

 

TASK 1

You will need to build a plane, but first be able to explain how you can make it, construct it and describe the materials that you are using. Whilst building it you will need to test it, again, and again as to improve the design just like the Wright Brothers did. Once finished with the final plane you will need to present to the team how you built it and show the statistical improvements.

 

TASK 2

Is eating red meat from North America dangerous for the environment?

 

That’s the question you will need to investigate in pairs and you will need to show the teacher your research and your answer. Once you have investigated the answer you will need to present your findings to the class. Either on a power point presentation or on Cardboard.

 

TASK 3

Your last task is to take you back to flying you need to build a invention which will give you the same sensation as if you were flying.  All 5 sensations need to be fulfilled. Smell, Touch, Hearing, Sight, Taste. Who can get the closest to the feeling of flying? That’s your challenge.

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USA FACT FILE

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Yogi Bear / USA Primary Project

 

 

Welcome

 

This is a Yogi Bear / USA Project.

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Yogi Bear is a National hero in the USA; he lives in one of the biggest and important national wild life parks in America. Your Job is to get to know Yogi and he will travel around America with you to investigate other parks, locations and other fun actions.

  

TASK 1

Your task is to visit different National parks and Investigate the area, and services of the National Park. You need to report back to the group what you have found. In terms of size, animals, locations, famous points, wild life that grows within the park, with a short presentation to the group.

 

TASK 2

You get sick visiting one of the national parks and you need to be able to speak over the phone to a doctor and explain what is wrong. With one of your colleagues telling you what to do. If you don’t do it after a certain time your friend will die. So you don’t have much time, the clock is ticking.

 

TASK 3

Final task is that you have found some treasure in Yellow Stone National Park $100,000,000. You want to invest it into a company as a team you need to investigate the top ten companies in the Silicon Valley and choose the best one to have a return on your money. Again tick tock, time is money….

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Canada Fact file

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