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Motion, Floating & Sinking Information Our own page with information on a few amazing aspects of sinking, floating and motion. See also our Floating, Sinking and motion online links below.

Motion, Floating & Sinking Online links Series of hand-screened links from the Internet. Links covering and range of information, integrated unit plans and other sub-topics within this floating theme. See also "Floating and Sinking". When you visit the favourites collection page, type in "floating", "sinking" or a specific subset keyword i.e. "boats" or "dandelion seed" to get the best links. Star rating or *** or **** and rarely ***** are either the newer or better sites.

Motion, Floating & Sinking Resources & Planning Integrated unit for Motion, Floating & Sinking study. Zipped file with a series of resources.
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Motion, Floating & Sinking Science To get a sense of wonder grab some Diet Coke, Regular, and similar CANS! Pop them in a tank.. the diet versions float the others sink.. get pupils to guess why.
Dead Sea: People float in it- why? Carry out salt experiments that replicate the same ideas.
Insects that float: How is it that?
All animals: how do animals that live in water sink down and then float to the surface. Are they like submarines?
What Plants Float?
Oil Pollution: Experiments on oil(See online links above). Look for current events on the issues. how is the local port handling the issue. Does your country have an "oil response" team. what is it like working as a career in these areas. What new inventions could help?
Weather: A lot of our weather is based on the concept of Hot air and cold air and with that the concept of floating and sinking. Check out weather maps!

Motion, Floating & Sinking Social Studies Put together Powerpoint presentations, digital camera pictures and Video with other display items from your unit.. voile.. a show!
Venice the "Floating city" that is sinking. Explore the impact of these issues on a city. Compare this to the issue of global warming.. what islands in the world will be first to be sunk/ flooded. How would levels rising affect your own city/country?
Disasters: Check out disasters based on floating/sinking. Find out stories of survivors who floated for long times. What technology and attitudes did they use to keep alive?

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Motion, Floating & Sinking Technology Technology: What does it mean to be a technology leader? Investigate some local firms to find out about Motion, Floating & Sinking in Technology.

Motion, Floating & Sinking Maths Measurement: Practical graphing, measuring, weighing, volume will all be covered in such a unit.
Statistical analysis of information. See database above.

Motion, Floating & Sinking Gallery Icons as contributed by schools and other individuals. (See also Motion, Floating & Sinking Information). Send us digital pictures of your experiences, with a short descriptive paragraph, and we will put them on line.

Motion, Floating & Sinking Art Media Focus for Floating, Sinking & Motion: Look at concepts of how the media portrays leaders. Look at Motion, Floating & Sinking models in Shrek, finding Nemo, Matrix etc. Maybe a chance to make your own movie with characters focusing on Floating, Sinking & Motion.

Motion, Floating & Sinking English/Language Ideas & links Take some common words and look at the many ways they can be said in celebrating the cultures of New Zealand (to come)

Motion, Floating & Sinking Music/Drama/Dance See integrated unit. Summarise aspects of knowledge learned in a drama/video re-enactment. Use the concepts of motion, especially floating and sinking to create music and dance combination.

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Motion, Floating & Sinking Teacher/ Learning Resources
A look at Motion, Floating & Sinking businesses.. why has this type of business grown rapidly in the last few years? Interview owners. Establish a "Floating, Sinking & Motion" business. Check out people who have jobs that involve working with the "Floating, Sinking & Motion"
Use of "Floating, Sinking & Motion" in groups. Use this topic as a time to focus on being good leaders.
Look at the concepts of "Floating, Sinking & Motion" in each subject area. Use the Motion, Floating & Sinking Powerpoint display. See free downloads on the right of this page.

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Motion, Floating & Sinking - a Wider vision Examine what it means to have spiritual or moral Floating, Sinking & Motion. Examine the Motion, Floating & Sinking skills of Jesus.. what makes him the most famous and followed leader in history? Use this as an opportunity to open pupils minds to their spiritual side.

Motion, Floating & Sinking History The City of Atlantis- explore sinking history. Why are people so fascinated by it?
Motion, Floating & Sinking is a theme that can lend itself to a wide range of inter-connected activities and makes for a great rich topic. As pupils examine, contrast and investigate Motion, Floating & Sinking skills they can practise these in authentic learning contexts within the school and/or wider community. They can interact with leaders from the local or national community and be mentored in their own skills and attitudes.

This topic would be great for more senior pupils in the school as they take on roles of mentoring or assisting younger pupils or junior classes.

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Motion Thematic Unit Resources