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Money Makes the World Go Around

Welcome back everyone to Term 3.

I hope you all had a restful holiday and that you are ready to get into the swing of things this term.

I know you are all excited about our Integrated Studies topic this term – 

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I know you are also excited about earning money and also setting up your own businesses.

I have included a link below to some really fun games to do with money.

This is to help you get into the swing of things.

How much money can I spend?

What should I spend it on?

How can I build up my money?

Oh, and of course, have some fun along the way!

I hope you enjoy playing these games.

Click on the image below to take you to the games.

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Endangered Animals – Presentations

Below are four books which we produced.

In each are our Endangered Animals research projects.

We worked extremely hard on our projects, and as you can see each is different and unique. We hope you enjoy reading our books. We hope you understand just how important it is to maintain the delicate balance which exists in the animal kingdom. Each and every day there are animals which become vulnerable and which run the risk of becoming endangered and eventually extinct.

Can we afford to allow this to happen?

Each animal is unique and special and has an important role to play in the balance of their individual ecosystems. Lack of balance in any ecosystem, eventually leads to lack of balance in the human ecosystem. Each animal is vital in maintaining balance in its habitat and in its food chain, and ultimately in the very existence of the diverse ecosystems on our beautiful planet. 

We have been moved by the depth of damage which man has created on the earth. Each of us has the responsibility of maintaining peace and order, not least of all in the diverse habitats of our planet. 

Well done to George, David, Christine, Anton, Anna,

Jade and Julie for the work on their projects.

Well done to Long, Kelvin, Junjila, Luke, Sandra, Tina D.

and Tiffany for the work on their projects.

Well done to Travis, Tina L., Trinity, Tyson, Vien, William

and Yvonne for the work on their projects.

Well done to Christopher, Allan, Jordan, Anthony, Nikki,

and Mathew for the work on their projects.

Descriptive Animal Paragraphs – Flip Book

Well done everyone.

You all did such a fantastic job on your descriptive paragraphs.

We hope you enjoy reading our first published Flip book.

Encourage your classmates

by leaving a positive comment about their work.

PHILLIP ISLAND CAMP 2015

Welcome back campers!

What a wonderful time we all had!

There were so many activities to keep us busy.

Here are just a few photos showing you what we did.

We hope you enjoy the slideshow.

Did you enjoy the camp?

What was the best thing about the camp?

Be sure to leave a comment.

 

How well did you listen to the rangers during the excursions?

Try to complete this quiz.

Endangered Animals

As we move into the next part of our study of Systems and Relationships,

we will be looking at endangered animals.

Click on the picture below to find out what ‘endangered’ means.

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 Do you know any animals which are endangered?

Do you know why particular animals become endangered?

How does the destruction of habitats fit in with endangered animals?

How has man contributed to animals becoming endangered and extinct?

Do you know of any groups which are working

to help re-establish populations of animals which are on the endangered list?

Click on the picture below to watch videos of animals

which are on the endangered list.

Included in this link are also some amazing images of

the beauty of animals in their natural habitats.


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 Click on the link below to take you to videos about Endangered Australian Animals

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Click on the picture of the animals below to take you to a great website

which will help with your research on your chosen animal.

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Australian Animals – Charcoal Sketches

Congratulations 5/6 Francis!

What a great effort from all of you on the charcoal sketches this week!

Your Australian animal charcoal sketches look fantastic!

What do you think?

Make sure you leave an encouraging comment for your fellow classmates.

Systems and Relationships – Food Chains and Food Webs

Our new topic this term is Systems and Relationships.

We will be looking at the different biomes in the world, and the habitats of animals.

Along with this we will look at ecosystems, endangered animals, as well as food chains and webs.

I thought this song might help you get into the swing of things!

Here are two great YouTube videos to help you understand

the importance of food chains, food webs and habitats

You may use the link below to help you better understand ecosystems and food chains.

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Study Jams – Ecosystems

These links may also help with your research project.

BBC – Bitesize

Woodlands Resources – food chains

What do you think about this topic so far? Are you enjoying it?

How do you think man has contributed to destroying animal habitats?

Why is it important to have and to maintain ecosystems throughout the world?

Who were the ANZACS and why do we commemorate them?

As part of our study of the Anzacs, we were required to create either a poem,

or a letter which included what we had learnt from our research.

As we complete our work we will upload it to our blog.

Here is our first published poem and letter.

Congratulations Anna on a beautifully written poem, 

and to Tina L. for a sensitively written letter. Well done!

We hope you enjoy reading them.

Congratulations to Jade, Christine, Mathew and  Tina L.,

for their fantastic PowerPoint creations about Anzac Day.

Well done everyone!

 

 

Anzac Day Soldier Silhouette – Reflecting Images

As part of our Anzac Day study, we completed a mathematics and art activity.

We had to design the silhouette of an Anzac soldier.

We then had to reflect (flip) our image and paste it down.

This was much harder than we thought it would be.

Here is a slideshow of our finished work.

We hope you enjoy watching our slideshow.

Please feel free to leave a comment.