DEC Scan Journal : February 2013
Volume 32, February 2013 19 Contents Editorial Currents Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews Today we have an idea of the topic we are doing and have researched it a bit more and want to get deeper into the topic and learn more about the effect that the Dynasties have on the Chinese artefacts. Mae and Ashleigh, Thirroul PS Students’ research topics Sharing feedback A blog was established where students could share their thoughts at the end of their weekly sessions. Some of the feedback from the blog includes: There is so much to do and every website explores something new. I love this library topic! Sian, Thirroul PS Topic Students’ questions China How did Chinese inventions influence the West? How did gunpowder influence China and the West? How do children’s lives differ today from 100 years ago? How do porcelain artefacts differ through the dynasties? How do human rights in China differ to Australia? How did China change from mainly farming to industry? Ocean How do underwater volcanoes affect marine life? Are there good reasons to hate sharks? Should beaches have shark nets? What are the effects of oil rigs and tankers on the environment? Should whaling be stopped?