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6th Primary School of Pyrgos
Greece
March 2016
Participating in a global event
The challenge
 Dana organization – Brain Awareness week
 University of Patras – Biology...
The driving question
 What kind of information about the brain can we give to general public?
1. -How can we make this in...
Level  6th grade (3 classes)
Objectives
- creating a challenging setting for language learning with the use of
artwork, m...
Stages
- Warm -up discussion
- Research for scientific information
- Videos and tasks
- Song
- Art work
- Making the movie...
 http://www.dana.org/baw/ (event information)
 https://www.makemegenius.com (brain parts and
neurons)
 https://www.yout...
6th
Primary School of Pyrgos
Name....Name............................................................. Date..................
Listen and complete :
Steve Miller Band > Serenade
Did you ........... the lights
As they .............. all around you
Di...
Video links
 Our brain movie:
https://youtu.be/WFwoWN4zWZE
 Our event presentation
https://youtu.be/ycHIQK_FQAo
Thank yo...
Teach meet katerina toubeki
Teach meet katerina toubeki
Teach meet katerina toubeki
Teach meet katerina toubeki
Teach meet katerina toubeki
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6th Grade students participate in the global event of Brain Awareness Week 2016

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  1. 1. 6th Primary School of Pyrgos Greece March 2016
  2. 2. Participating in a global event The challenge  Dana organization – Brain Awareness week  University of Patras – Biology Department
  3. 3. The driving question  What kind of information about the brain can we give to general public? 1. -How can we make this information simple? 2. -What message are we going to send? 3. - How can we make it enjoyable? 4. - How can we have all 60 students participating in the event in a short period of time?
  4. 4. Level  6th grade (3 classes) Objectives - creating a challenging setting for language learning with the use of artwork, music and ICT tools - building awareness about the functions of the human brain and giving scientific input - getting all students involved through a range of activities requiring a variety of skills - promoting creative team work - exposing sts to authentic spoken English language - practicing vocabulary related to senses and feelings Final outcomes - to prepare participation in a global event and organize an open presentation including singing a song, performing an act and displaying art work - to create a digital presentation with images and the translation of the song using movie maker
  5. 5. Stages - Warm -up discussion - Research for scientific information - Videos and tasks - Song - Art work - Making the movie - Rehearsing the act Duration one month
  6. 6.  http://www.dana.org/baw/ (event information)  https://www.makemegenius.com (brain parts and neurons)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KTRpu2E3pw (senses) Resources and tools Tagul Movie maker
  7. 7. 6th Primary School of Pyrgos Name....Name............................................................. Date.................................................................. Warm-up  Look at the images below. What do you think they represent ?  Can you guess what the following expressions mean?  Read about it http://www.dana.org/Briefing_Papers/A_Very_Big_Map_/ Name b r a i n w a s h b r a i n s t o r m p i c k s o m e o n e ’ s b r a i n a b r a i n b o x b r a i n – t w i s t e r Read the sentences, watch the videos, listen carefully, think and complete! Complete with the words from the box.  Our brain is making new..............................all the time!  Everything we see, ............... , taste, ................. and touch, ………….. in our brain. Moves and…………………. also fit in our brain.  Our brain works even in our ....................!  .......................... experts are doing research about the brain and give us tips on how to be ……………… and happy.  They want to inform people about how the brain .................. .  Brain .............................. week, is a week to celebrate the brain.  Schools, government groups and professional ………………………… participate in this event. True or false?  The brain is the most complicated organ of our body. ___  It is made of four major parts. ___  The Cereberum is the part that controls our senses and our thoughts. ___  The Cerebellum helps us learn new things. ___  The Medulla controls things that can’t happen automatically. ___  The Medulla is also known as “the little brain”. ___  Imagination is controlled by the biggest part of our brain. ___ feel sleep thoughts connections fits healthy organizations works awareness neuroscience hear So much work for my brain!!! Video 1 Information about the BAW event Video 2 The parts of the brain and their functions experts > connect > inform about > research > complicated > tips > major > genius > senses > control > Useyour brain! Worksheets
  8. 8. Listen and complete : Steve Miller Band > Serenade Did you ........... the lights As they .............. all around you Did you.......... the music Serenade from the .............. Wake up, wake up Wake up and look ...............you We're lost in ................ And the time is our ......... Whoa, whoa Iiiiiiiiii Did you ............ the wind As it ............... all around you Did you feel the ............... That was in the air Wake up, wake up Wake up and look .................. you We're lost in space And the time is our .............. Whoa, whoa !!!!! The sun comes ....... And it ............. all around you You're lost in space And the .............. is your own Whoa, whoa Whoa Tips: past of “fall”/ past of “blow” Our song: Serenade by Steve Miller Band
  9. 9. Video links  Our brain movie: https://youtu.be/WFwoWN4zWZE  Our event presentation https://youtu.be/ycHIQK_FQAo Thank you!

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