Legacy of the UAE: Culture and Identity

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 [...]

Sustainable Planet: Sustainable Schools

Sustainable Planet: Sustainable Schools

The UAE has a sustainability strategy for 2050, which includes goals such as 50% clean energy use. Go to the library and check out ‘101 ways to save the planet’ and ‘Making a Difference: the save the world handbook’ and have a look at the link below about the UAE’s sustainable schools initiative. https://sustainableschools.ead.ae/SSI/ Now, [...]

Sustainable Planet: Protect the Oryx

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 [...]

World of Opportunities: Heroes and Heroines

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 [...]

National Day at Al Ain Academy

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 [...]