Where In The World 2020 – no. 3

Q1. Where is this located, the spot where the photographer was standing?  Tell us the suburb, local government area, state and country it is in.

Q2. Where is that boat going to? Tell us the name of the waterway.

Q3. Watch this clip, and tell us how the waterway has changed.

LEVEL UP BONUS QUESTION: This waterway had a very negative name in the late 1800s. What was it?

SCRATCH GAME DESIGN

Try my Scratch game below. What do you like about it? What do you think needs improving?

New to Scratch programming? Try these useful tutorial cards.

TIP: think of a game that you like playing in real life, or on the Scratch community. Use this as a format for your game, Here’s some ideas:

  • Pong
  • Super Mario
  • Maze
  • Memory cards
  • War/battle
  • racing car
  • Choose your own adventure

Garage Band

Garage Band on the iPad is a fabulous tool for creating your own music which you can use with integrity in any of your own multimedia projects.

TIPS:

  1. Find a classmate who is an expert in Garage Band. Ask them to be your GB Buddy.
  2. Watch this YouTube clip:

3. Think LOOPS! These are patterns of music that can be joined together to create a catchy song.

4. Aim to create on the iPad as quickly as possible – they are not always available. Keep a note on which iPad you are using.

5. When you are happy with your tune, get it onto your PC. Try emailing it to your PC. (this might take a few minutes, so be patient.) This guide is useful.

6. Plan B for getting your Garage Band song onto your PC: airdrop the song to your teacher’s iPad. They can then send it to you via email OR OneDrive.

Once you have received your song on your PC, use Audacity to make changes, including putting it in a format which suits your project. You will need an extra bit of software called a LAME Encoder. This can be downloaded onto your PC from here.

SPACE-CURIOUS!

THE BIG PICTURE: Exploration of observable patterns helps us to understand the universe. Our curiosity about space can lead to new understandings.

TASK 1: WHAT DO YOU ALREADY KNOW?

Take this quiz.

TASK 2: ECLIPSES

With a partner, read this page.  Add to your OneNote space. Tell us what you know from this page about our solar system.

TASK 3: HEXAGONS

Search on ABC Splash. Use the search term ASTRONOMY. Choose your resources carefully to add to this understanding: The Earth is part of a system of planets. Add your new understandings to your OneNote.