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Ruamrudee
I.S. Year 3
Visit to Big Mountain Centre
Khao Yai.
2015
Living in the dorms
Programme
Date
Time
6.30
7.00
7.30
8.00
8.30
9.00
9.30
10.00
10.30 Welcome introduction
11.00 Team building games
11.30
12...
Stream dipping and water
quality
We can learn
about the water
from the tiny
creatures that live
there.
Some insect larvae
...
Stream dipping
Like these mayfly larvae.
Day one
Rain forest trek
 We walk with national
Park rangers.
 The route is chosen in
consultation with the
rangers to provide a...
The Lam
Takhong
River at
Haew
Suwat
waterfall
At dry season levels
this is a small clear
stream, ideal for
our survey.
Day...
Night hike
 Weather permitting.
 The night hike is on the golf course beside the school
campus it takes about 45 minutes...
Day one
A chance to see the stars
The sound of gibbons
 Gibbons are apes.
There are 2 species in
Khao Yai.
 In the early morning
their calls can be
heard
...
Telling the time with water
Day two
 Water clocks are
one of the earliest
ways of measuring
time.
 Make a water
clock th...
Telling the time with water
Day two
 Ancient chinese
water clock or
clepsydra
Telling
the time
with
water
Day two
 We can use
plastic bottles to
make water
clocks in our
design
technology room
Bamboo
water wheels
 A beautiful and
clever use of
water power to
deliver water to
fruit trees and
fields
Day two
Safety is our first concern
 All activities are risk assessed, tried and tested.
 Expert Park Rangers lead the walks.
 ...
Final Thoughts
 Permission Slip, costs, emergency contact
 Allergies; medical concerns
 Questions
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Khao Yai 3rd Grade Trip

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Khao Yai 3rd Grade Trip

  1. 1. Ruamrudee I.S. Year 3 Visit to Big Mountain Centre Khao Yai. 2015
  2. 2. Living in the dorms
  3. 3. Programme Date Time 6.30 7.00 7.30 8.00 8.30 9.00 9.30 10.00 10.30 Welcome introduction 11.00 Team building games 11.30 12.00 12.30 13.00 13.30 14.00 14.30 15.00 15.30 16.00 16.30 17.00 Purpose of visit: 17.30 Activities on "water" 18.00 18.30 Quote includes 19.00 19.30 20.00 20.30 21.00 Movie in the dorm Monday 2nd March Tuesday 3rd March Dinner at school Travel to Khao Yai National Park Lunch at school Night walk on campus. Sounds of the night. Return to school Return to Bangkok Breakfast Travel to Khao Yai. Arrive and go to dorms Walk and stream dipping activity at Haew Suwat. What kind of animals live in the river? What can we learn about water quality? Recording gibbon calls. Golf Course Lunch at school Water power. Water wheels. Visit Lam Takhong river to see how water power is used to irrigate the fields Making a water clock. Design technology building. Using water to tell the time.
  4. 4. Stream dipping and water quality We can learn about the water from the tiny creatures that live there. Some insect larvae are only found in clean unpolluted water. Day one
  5. 5. Stream dipping Like these mayfly larvae. Day one
  6. 6. Rain forest trek  We walk with national Park rangers.  The route is chosen in consultation with the rangers to provide a suitable challenge for the children taking into account the weather on the day.  Leech socks are provided in the wet season Day one
  7. 7. The Lam Takhong River at Haew Suwat waterfall At dry season levels this is a small clear stream, ideal for our survey. Day one
  8. 8. Night hike  Weather permitting.  The night hike is on the golf course beside the school campus it takes about 45 minutes.  It is a chance to see the stars and experience night sounds, smells and textures. Day one
  9. 9. Day one A chance to see the stars
  10. 10. The sound of gibbons  Gibbons are apes. There are 2 species in Khao Yai.  In the early morning their calls can be heard  There are 2 gibbons next to the school grounds  We can hear them calling every day Day two
  11. 11. Telling the time with water Day two  Water clocks are one of the earliest ways of measuring time.  Make a water clock that will accurately measure 1 minute and 5 minutes
  12. 12. Telling the time with water Day two  Ancient chinese water clock or clepsydra
  13. 13. Telling the time with water Day two  We can use plastic bottles to make water clocks in our design technology room
  14. 14. Bamboo water wheels  A beautiful and clever use of water power to deliver water to fruit trees and fields Day two
  15. 15. Safety is our first concern  All activities are risk assessed, tried and tested.  Expert Park Rangers lead the walks.  Advice is always taken on walking conditions and animal activity. We will change the route if there is any doubt about safety.  All our staff are trained in first aid and a first aid kit is always carried.  We carry adequate amounts of drinking water and stop regularly for food and water breaks.  We will set an appropriate challenge for your children and will help them they succeed. Safety
  16. 16. Final Thoughts  Permission Slip, costs, emergency contact  Allergies; medical concerns  Questions

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