The Wolves of Norway

We are learning to think like a geographer when comparing global locations.

We are learning about importance of environments to people in three global locations, and how they protect their special places.

 

Task 1:

Show what you know by taking the Numbat Quiz on Socrative. Our room number is 57344.

Task 2: Watch the YouTube clip to find out more about the wolves at Polar Park, Norway.

Task 3: Think Like a Geographer

Which words can be used to describe the wolves’ environment?

  • Use Google Earth
  • Google Maps
  • World Book Online

Add your best words to our Year 4 Menti word cloud:

https://www.menti.com/

Use this code to join the Menti: 26 40 6

Task 4:

We have the help of a buddy class in Norway! They are helping us find out about the geography of Norway. Use Flipgrid to ask your questions for them. You will need the code from your teacher.

NUMBAT 2

We are learning to think like a geographer when comparing global locations.

We are learning about importance of environments to people in three global locations, and how they protect their special places.

ACTIVITY 1

Think Like a Geographer. Take the quiz to decide which words a geographer might use.

https://www.menti.com/

CODE: 458225

ACTIVITY 2

Which words can be used to describe the numbats’ environment?

  • Use Google Earth
  • Google Maps
  • World Book Online

to hunt for the best words.

https://www.menti.com/

CODE: 194819

ACTIVITY 3

We will be hosting a guest speaker who lives near the Dryandra Forest. In a comment below, write a question which can be asked.

ACTIVITY 4

Join in the Citizen Science activity to help identify species in the Dryandra Woodland here.

BREAKOUT No. 1

YOUR BREAKOUT MISSION:

My favourite furry creatures are in danger! Learn more about them and how you can help them. Follow these clues to unlock the box.

CLUE 1:

There used to be two subspecies of my creature. But then around this date, there was only one subspecies left! What date or year? Find a clue here.

CLUE 2:

My creature lives in the Dryandra Forest. Can you find this name in my word puzzle? Look carefully at the direction of the letters. This will help you undo one of the locks.

 

CLUE 3:

Watch this YouTube clip to work out what my favourite furry creature eats.

Choose from:

  1. Ants 531
  2. Termites 426
  3. Lizards 526

CLUE 4:

Cats and foxes are the predators of the Numbat. Read this website

What is a word used to describe this type of cat?

CLUE 5:

What is the common name of the species of numbat which became extinct?

 

Shipwreck Museum

This term the Year 4 students visited the Shipwrecks Museum in Fremantle. In teams, they explored the artefacts in the Museum, then created movies using the iPad app Book Creator. These movies can be found below. Please leave a comment to give them feedback or to ask them a question about their discoveries.

 

Akinshola, Sayuri, Christie and Dylan from brette lockyer on Vimeo.

Zoey, Cana, Zoe and Tom from brette lockyer on Vimeo.

 

 

ACCESS DENIED!

We are learning to solve a technology problem by working through it systematically.

THE PROBLEM: You are trying to get on to the ‘Level Up’ blog and something is wrong. Work systematically, list the possible problems and how to test each problem.  Use this document accessdenied to record your thinking. Just right-click on this link to save a copy of the document to your own computer.

Plant Exhibition Podcasts – 4B

At the centre of an Inquiry is the reflection on the process. We created podcast episodes by interviewing each other. Our questions were focused on technology process and using information.

Leave a comment for any of the podcast authors to let them know what you think of their thinking, or to ask them a question about their work.

Sienna and Scarlett

Clara and Katie

Bella and Annabelle

Hunter and Cale

David and Royce

Dani and Mia

Bella and Annabelle No. 2

Abbey and Bella

Tristan and Jaxon

James and Callum part 1