Our final assessment is a reflection on the Tomato Project. We have used a focus on tomato production for the Central Idea in our Inquiry: THERE ARE MANY SYSTEMS INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION, SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD.
Our lines of inquiry were:
1. Origins of Products
2.Availability and access to food
3. Changes products go through
Our helpful concepts were:
For your final assessment, write about how your learning changed during the tomato project.
Some useful thinking starters:
I used to think…but now I think…
Something that’s bugging me about…is…
A question that I have grown is…
I never knew that…
I think this information is useful because…
Our friends in Mrs Morgan’s class in Fort Worth, Texas, created this Voicethread. You can see our brainstorm on one of the slides. We thought we would help them with their research project by gathering information about how we celebrate Christmas in Australia. Can you add anything more? Visit the Voicethread and record your information. You are welcome to leave a comment with extra information here too, and we will let Mrs Morgan’s class know.
Our excursion to CERES let us explore how different cultures express their happiness, gratitude and understanding of their world. What was your favourite part of the excursion? Would you like to design your own dance, music or ceremony? Comment with your ideas.
Our excursion to the State Library of Victoria helped us to understand that the past and the present can be seen in one location. We also visited the Shot Tower building in Melbourne Central Shopping Centre.
What features of the buildings did you notice? What do these features tell us about the buildings?