BC: The End
FC: Our Amazing World
1: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine | From Australia: Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
2: AUSTRALIA: The Land Down Under
4: Life As A Kid | After school, Australian kids go home and play Australian video games. | On summer vacation in Australia, elementary school kids go surfing. | Researched & Written by Jacob
5: In Australia, rugby is called footie. Footie is like football, but footie is different from football because you do not have pads and a helmet. These kids in Australia are hiking. People in Australia call the wild, "the bush."
6: Interesting Places or Things To Know | This person from Australia is holding a flying saucer (boomerang). Aborigines invented it. | This is a person (Aborigine) playing a didjeridoo. It's a type of musical instrument played in Australia.
7: Researched & Written by Haley | This is coral under the sea in the Great Barrier Reef. It's very attractive and colorful. Fish love to go near it. | This is the Great Barrier Reef. It's 1,400 miles long and located in the ocean. Corals built it (off) the northeast coast of Australia over thousands of years--like a city under the sea.
8: Land and Animals | This is a kangaroo from Australia. (Red kangaroos) can jump 30 feet and hop up to 40 miles per hour. | Koalas eat only leaves from eucalyptus trees and hardly ever drink water. | Researched & Written by Spencer & Margad
9: Dingoes are wild dogs in Australia and dingoes can last in the heat in Australia. | Tasmanian devils are animals that live on the island of Tasmania, which is off the coast of Australia.
10: Favorite Foods | These crackers are eaten with vegemite. | Vegemite comes in a bottle and is a brown paste you spread on bread or crackers. | Researched & Written by Colin
11: Beet root is a type of beet that is served in Australia (sliced) on hamburgers. | In Australia, they kill kangaroos for their meat.
12: Special thanks to: Ms. Smith, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Ms. Frachetti, our amazing librarian and editor Roberts K-8 2011
13: Life as a Kid by Jacob | Interest-ing Places or Things to Know by Haley | Land & Animals by Spencer & Margad | Authors | Favorite Foods by Colin