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 | In Australia, kids start school around the age of 5 and go to 16. They always do math, science, reading and writing. | Researched & Written by Lindsay
5: Cricket is like baseball. It includes a ball, bat and a helmet so you don't get hit in the head. Rugby is a sport this is kind of like football, but they do not wear pads, helmets or big shirts. The game has the same rules as football.
6: Interesting Places or Things To Know | The Great Barrier Reef is the only living thing that can be seen from outer space! It was made from coral which took thousands of years.
7: Researched & Written by Carter | Aborigines, native Australians, made boomerangs for hunting. | This is the Australian Outback. It is a large, wild area that is very dry.
8: Land and Animals | Kookaburras have an amazing talent to laugh like a person. The kookaburra will laugh like a person to call other kookaburras. | Kangaroos can only be found in Australia. | Researched & Written by Sophie
9: The dugong is an animal that lives in the Great Barrier Reef. | Ayer's Rock is a famous spot in the Australian outback.
10: Favorite Foods | Australian people use vegemite (spread) on food and eat it. | Researched & Written by Dane
11: In Australia, they have many barbeques and they call it 'the barbie'." | Australians enjoy pork and kangaroo meat at barbeques.
12: Special thanks to: Ms. Umberger, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Ms. Frachetti, our amazing librarian and editor Roberts K-8 2011
13: Life as a Kid by Lindsey | Interest-ing Places or Things to Know by Carter | Land & Animals by Sophie | Authors | Favorite Foods by Dane