Legacy of the UAE: Picture Hunt

Photo treasure hunt: How many of the following items can you find on National Day? As you piece together your picture puzzles, consider what roles do these items play in Emirati culture then and now? What do they symbolise? Remember, if you would like to include photos of others in your SparkVideo make sure you... Continue Reading →

Legacy of the UAE: Culture and Identity

Active Mission: Look at the images below of items that represent a strong part of the UAE’s history, culture and identity. Film yourselves speaking about the images or film yourselves interviewing a parent/teacher about their expertise on the subject. In your interviews or voiceovers of images cover the following areas: Name of what you see... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Planet: Protect the Oryx

Go to the library and delve into the book, “Back to the Wild”. Read about the UAE’s efforts to reintroduce this endangered animal back to the wild. Make a video, considering the following points: Why is it important for sustainability to protect animal species? What are the opinions of prominent Emiratis about protecting animals? A... Continue Reading →

World of Opportunities: Heroes and Heroines

Why are there fewer stories about mythical heroines than about heroes? Is it harder to find stories about women than men in mythology? Most ancient societies were patriarchal (male-dominated) and the men were story-tellers and leaders. However, in legends there are many more women and also in folktales. In mythology, the female characters are often... Continue Reading →

National Day at Al Ain Academy

You are on a mission. Each QR code that you scan will take you to a different activity or task linked to the four themes of National Day. Your final goal is to create a SparkVideo cataloguing your acheivements at each stage and highlighting your learning around these themes. Each project will be different depending... Continue Reading →

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