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 the schools of Australia, there's about 28 school kids in each class. There about 4 teachers that teach 28 school kids. | Australia is an island that is surrounded by water and some kids like to surf. There is also big waves and kids love surfing. | Researched & Written by Gabby
5: Kids play cricket. They first learned it from the English and now it is a game that Australians play. Rugby is played with a ball and at least 10 people and you can get hurt.
6: Interesting Places or Things To Know | Lots of people go to the beaches in Australia. | The Sidney Opera House is very famous in Australia. It is a national place in Australia.
7: Researched & Written by Max | Rugby was first played in 1859. It is very popular in Australia. | Aborigines were the first people in Australia.
8: Land and Animals | Australia's nickname is "The Land Down Under" because it lies at the equator in the southern half of the world. | The Outback stretches for thousands of miles. Cattle and sheep farmers live on huge ranches called "stations". | Researched & Written by Toria
9: Baby kangaroos are tiny when they are born. They crawl up into their mother's pouch. They stay there for about six months. Mama kangaroos have pouches to hold their "joey". | Koala bears only eat bamboo for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They sleep mostly the whole day.
10: Favorite Foods | Australians and Aborigines like to eat kangaroo meat and fish, mainly grilled. | Australians love to eat vegemite. It is a spread that you can't find anywhere else in the world.! | Researched & Written by Alex
11: The Australians eat lots of seafood. A popular food in Australia is called shrimp on the 'barbie' (it means the barbeque). | Lamingtons are sponge cakes that are dipped in chocolate and coconut.
12: Special thanks to: Ms. Willett, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Ms. Frachetti, our amazing librarian and editor Roberts K-8 2011
13: Life as a Kid by Gabby | Interest-ing Places or Things to Know by Max | Land & Animals by Toria | Authors | Favorite Foods by Alex