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South Pacific Island Life and Biome

Sep 21, 2012   //   by David   //   Biomes of the World, Origins of Oceanian People, September, South Pacific Biome  //  Comments Off

South Pacific

1. Investigate origin of peoples and the populating of the south pacific. (presentation 3 – 6 pages) use photos and illustrations. (19 and 20 Sept ) See Projects:  Yannay  |   Daniela

2. What is El Nino, La Nino? (up to one page essay on each) (23 Sept) See Projects:  Yannay  |   Daniela

3. Extreme Islands of the South Pacific: McQuarie Island, Galapagos, Easter Island (Rapa Nui) , Hawaii (Ocean of Islands). Video and Discussion. What are they famous for: (points) (30 Sept ?)

4. Coral Reefs: what is coral, where is it found, enemies, allies, marine life of south pacific. (Choose 3 photos and explain verbally) (by the 27th Sept) See Projects:  Yannay  |   Daniela

5. The Coconut. List the uses of the coconut and show photos or illustrations of uses. (24 Sept ) See Projects:  Yannay  |   Daniela

6. View the BBC Video Fragile Paradise (take the quiz) (28 Sept )

7. View the BBC Video Ocean of Volcanoes (life on volcanoes) (take the quiz) ( 28 Sept )

8. Choose a topic for making and editing a 3min video in South Pacific Islands

 

1.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghojMWv5AZA&feature=youtu.be (10min)

3. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/07/easter-island/bloch-text

4. Read: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/02/cubic-foot/wilson-text

Watch:http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/02/cubic-foot/liittschwager-photography#/video/

Pacific Northwest Biome

Sep 21, 2012   //   by David   //   Biomes of the World, Pacific Northwest Biome, September  //  Comments Off

Pacific Northwest Biome

a. Visit Royal BC Museum, (14 Sept )

b. Visit Vancouver Aquarium (BBC Earth’s The Great Salmon Run 4-D , Guided Tour of Treasures of the BC Coast, Pacific Canada Pavilion) (Read the Salmon book) ( 21st Sept ).

Watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e47ptoq3a4 (4mins)

http://www.ted.com/talks/david_gallo_shows_underwater_astonishments.html (5 mins)

Biomes of The World

Sep 21, 2012   //   by David   //   Biomes of the World, September  //  Comments Off

Biomes Project. ( submit 16 Sept)

a. Read about the types of biomes. Collect photos and graphs of each biome. Try to use places you’ve visited. Describe four things about each biome picture.

b. Fulfill the biome missions at http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/index.php ( before 16 Sept )

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