Out of My Mind

Well… we’ve finished the book.

What did you think of the ending?

 

On Explain Everything, create your own communication board.

Think about the words that are most important for you to communicate with others.

Melody’s Meditalker has different pages for different categories, how do you need to set out your communication board?

 

BtN – Ocean Rubbish

Watch the BtN video ‘Ocean Rubbish’. Complete the questions below and post your answers as a quality comment. Be ready to share you answers!
Screenshot 2015-09-02 18.21.54
http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4301070.htm

1. Explain the Ocean Rubbish story to another student.
2. How many pieces of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every day?
3. How does plastic get into the ocean?
4. What can happen when plastics stay in the water for a long time?
5. What are microplastics?
6. Why are they harmful?
7. What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?
8. Explain Boyan Slat’s idea to clean up the garbage patch.
9. Illustrate an aspect of the Ocean Rubbish story.
10. What can be done to prevent plastics from reaching the oceans?

Watch the BtN video ‘Nepal Revisited’. Complete the questions below and post your answers as a quality comment. Be ready to share you answers!

Screenshot 2015-09-02 18.16.05

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4296311.htm
1. Before you watch this story record what you know about
earthquakes.
2. What magnitude was the earthquake in Nepal?
3. Describe the devastation the earthquake caused.
4. What is the top layer of the earth called?
5. What are tectonic plates?
6. Where do most earthquakes occur?
7. Tectonic plates often move at a very __________ rate.
8. Why are big earthquakes not as likely to occur in Australia?
9. What do people in Nepal need help with?
10. How did this story make you feel?