Made in Australia

Age Range: 5 - 11

Genre(s): Documentary

Timelapse photography showing beautiful scenes from around Australia.

Teaching Ideas and Resources:

English

  • Made a persuasive advert to encourage people to visit Australia.
  • Write a report about Australia and the places that you can see there.

Maths

  • Make a list of places that might feature in your own 'Made in... ' video, showing places in your community / country. How far apart are the places?

Science

  • Could you make your own timelapse photography to show the growth of a plant or the evaporation of a puddle of water?
  • How many different plants and animals are shown in the video?
  • Find out about species of animals that are native to Australia.

Computing

  • Plan and record your own 'Made in...' video showing scenes from around your school / community / country:
    • Which locations will you choose? Why?
    • What time of day will you record the videos?
    • What order will you edit the scenes?
    • Which music will you choose to accompany the video?
  • This video shows 'Behind the Scenes' clips from the video above. What equipment is being used?

Art

  • Look at famous landmarks in Australia and use these as part of your own art work.

Geography

  • How many places can you identify from the video?
  • Look at the images shown in the video. Can you identify the geographical features shown? Which ones are natural and which ones are man-made?
  • Describe the weather shown in different parts of the video. How is it similar / different to the weather where you live at the moment?
  • Make a list of places that might feature in your own 'Made in... ' video, showing places in your community / country. Plan the route that you would need to travel on to visit them all.

History

  • Can you find out about the history of Australia? Make a timeline showing the main events.

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