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Global Education for Second Grade
Gabrielle Barnes
April 2010

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Welcome to Australia Welcome to Australia Presentation Transcript

  • Welcome to Australia A Country and Continent
  • What do you know about Australia?
  • Did you list……
    • Kangaroo Jack
    • Koala Bears
    • Joey
    • Outback
    • Land Down Under
    • Sydney Opera House
  • Location of Australia From Mississippi to Australia is 8,933 miles.
  • Land Down Under
    • Regions- New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, and Tasmania
    • Australia’s outback is very dry and flat (desert). Very few people live in the outback. Ayers rock is located in the outback.
    • Most of the people live in the cities and towns around the coast.
    • Capital City: Canberra
    • Large country also a continent
  • Geography
  • Great Barrier Reef
    • The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world.
    • There are 400 different species of coral and thousands of different types of sea life.
  • What time is it? 7:36 a.m. (morning in Gulfport) 10:36 p.m. (night in Sydney) Season: Spring** Season: Fall** 15 hour difference
  • TRUE OR FALSE ?
    • Australia is a small country.
    • Most people live in the outback.
    • The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world
    • Ayers Rock is located in the outback.
  • History
  • Here come the English
  • Australia
    • In 1770, an English explorer, James Cook became the first European explorer to find the island continent.
    • He named the island New South Wales.
    • It was later changed to Australia. The word Australia means southern.
  • The Aborigines
    • They are the native inhabitants of Australia.
    • They have lived on the land for about 40,000.
    • They are credited with creating the returning boomerang.
    • Many ancient drawing can be found at Ayers Rock.
  • TRUE OR FALSE ?
    • Aborigines are native Australians.
    • James Cook was the first European to explore Australia.
  • The People
  • G’Day Mate!
    • G’day – good day
    • Mate – friend
    • Oz- Australia
    • Dinky do – the real thing
    • Onkey-dorey - good
    • Barbie – BBQ
    • Boomer – big kangaroo
    • Salty – crocodile
    • Beaut- great
    • Mum – mother
    • Ta – good bye
  • Australian Facts
    • Cricket is the national sport of Australia.
    • Some other team sports they like to play are rugby, Australian football, and soccer.
    • Most people live in single-story homes. Apartment buildings are rare in Australia.
    • Some children live very far from schools. These children attend school at home using the latest technology. The schools are named, “Schools of the Air”
  • TRUE OR FALSE ?
    • Ice hokey is the national sport of Australia.
  • Animals
  • Marsupials Marsupials are mammals with pouches. They are common in Australia. Kangaroo Koala Wombat Wallaby Tasmanian Devil
  • Egg Laying Mammals The platypus and spiny anteater are mammals that hatch their young from eggs. platypus Spiny anteater
  • Other Common Animals Salty water crocodile dingo emu Hammerhead shark Kookaburra
  • TRUE OR FALSE ?
    • Marsupials are common in Australia.
  • The End
  • References
    • “ Look What Came from Australia” by Kevin Davis
    • “ Travel Through Australia: Come on a Journey of Discovery” by Linda Pickwell
    • “ A Trip Around the World: Bringing Cultural Awareness to your Classroom with Activities Across the Curriculum” Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company