Term 3 Grade 3/4

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Famous Australians:

Go to the Kid Cyber website and click ‘Australia’. From here, choose a famous Australian person to research. Answer the following questions so that you are ready to write your information report!

http://www.kidcyber.com.au/australia

  1. 1. What is their name?
  2. 2. Are they male or female?
  3. 3. Why are they famous?
  4. 4. How old were they when they made a change/became famous?
  5. 5. Did they come from another country or were they born in Australia?
  6. 6. If they came from another country, which country were they from?
  7. 7. Why did they come to Australia?
  8. 8. Are they still alive?
  9. 9. What impact have they had on Australia?

10.How are they celebrated? (eg. Are they on a bank note? Is something named after them?)

11.What is an interesting fact about them?

12.Draw them or find a picture online!


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Inventions/ Objects

http://inventivekids.com


Write an Information Report.
Students explore Kid cyber at
http://www.kidcyber.com.au
Click on technology and Inventions
Choose an Inventionor object to read about.
Write a report about the Invention or object
you have researched.
Present your work digitally.
Inquiry questions: object/invention (non-living)
1. What is it ?
2. What is or was it used for?
3. What is it made of?
4. How is it made?
5. Where is it made?
6. What does it look like? Describe its appearance including colour, size, shape etc;
7. What are the parts of the object?
8. How does it work?
9. Who invented it?
10. Who helped develop?
11. Who made/built it?
12. Why was it invented?
13. What did it replace?
14. What impact has it had on people?
15. How do you think it can be improved?
16. What might be the next development?
17. Illustrate and label.





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Animals.
Write an Information Report.
Students explore Kid cyber at
http://www.kidcyber.com.au
Click on animals. Choose an animal to read about.
Write a report about the animal you have researched.
Present your work digitally. ( Words and Pictures )
Inquiry Questions:
1. What is it? Tell to which animal family it belongs and what are its relatives.
2. What does it look like? Describe its shape, size, covering, colour, and special body features.
3. How does it move?
4. Where does it live? Tell where in the world the animal is found.
5. What is its habitat? Tell about the kind of natural environment the animal lives in and why it is suited to this environment.
6. What does it eat? Describe how it gets its food.
7. How does it protect itself? Tell what enemies it has.
8. What is this animal's status? Is it common, rare, endangered?
9. If endangered are there special programs to conserve the species?
10. How might you help the conservation of this species?
11 . Draw and label your research. (I will add labels to a diagram )

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Thomas, Ron. & Sydenham, Shirley. 2016. Research questions for inquiry learning [online] www.kidcyber.com.au