Integrated Studies

Learning about Local Government

Warrnambool Mayor Kylie Gaston came out to visit us at Woodford this week, to tell us about what the Warrnambool City Council does and answered a plethora of questions. Thanks for coming in and speaking to us!

Sovereign Hill Pictures – Camp 2016

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Sovereign Hill – navigation and awareness

We don’t want anybody getting lost next week, so have a look at this interactive map and figure out or find where you really want to visit. Your teacher might ask you to navigate to the next activity…so be ready!

Sovereign Hill – Interactive Map

If you want a bit more history/information about each key building at Sovereign Hill, click on this link

Historical Tour and Information – Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill – Costume School Letters

We will be attending the Costume School at Sovereign Hill. To make the most of our experience there, we will write letters to notify the school of our arrival.

Costume School letters link

Famous Australians – How have they changed Australia?

We made this video to visualise a timeline, showing the subjects of our Famous Australian research. We are currently writing a 2-3min oral presentation on each one.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (1989)

Can you think of an online activity that helps us learn all the following: countries, capital cities, national flags, historically significant items & events, national currencies, country exports/commodities, national landmarks, mountain ranges, rivers, country-specific animals, types of government/leaders, national sports…as well as problem solving, am/pm time and character profiling? No? Then I suggest you play the ms-dos version of 1989 Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? You’ll find it difficult not to learn something!

Science Week 2015

The topic is ‘light’ and we are making solar powered boats! I suggest you read and research all you can on solar powered boats before Thursday…as knowledge of the different designs and styles would be a HUGE advantage!

Term 1, 2015

We are going to start exploring our family history, including: surname origins, crests/logos and relatives. Here are some generic websites to help you out:

House of Names 

Names of Great Britain

Search for Ancestors

In Term 4, 2014, we are looking at GOLD! Eureka!!!!

Check out this video to hone your skills before camp.

Science Waterwheel videos! Term 3 2014.

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Waterwheel videos

Yakko’s ‘Countries of the World’ song

 

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