Universe in Motion: Innovative Interviews

Universe in Motion: Innovative Interviews

Interview Task Create an interview with a member of staff or another student (innovators) What Emirati innovations or innovators do you admire?   Potential questions and prompts for your SparkVideos: Good morning, we are joined by... Can you please state your role in the school? How long have you been living in the UAE? During that [...]

Legacy of the UAE: Then and Now

Legacy of the UAE: Then and Now

Click on this link to research the following statements: https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/news/latest-news/community-life/2015/november/uae-then-now.html Which ones are true and which are false? Explain your answers on your SparkVideo, adding information to the true statements. The UAE didn’t build the first highway in the UAE; Saudi Arabia did. Emiratis used to drive on the beach to travel as it was [...]

Legacy of the UAE: History of UAE

Legacy of the UAE: History of UAE

Click on this link from the UAE government: https://www.government.ae/en/about-the-uae/history Your task is to answer the 5 questions below and explain your answers on your SparkVideo.  You can either take a photo linked to the answer and complete a voiceover or film your team explaining your answers. Why was the period around 3200 BC known as [...]

Legacy of the UAE: English and Arabic Roots

Legacy of the UAE: English and Arabic Roots

Look at the English words below. Seven of them have roots in the Arabic language and three have roots in other languages. Your task is to: Find out which words have roots in Arabic using the links below. Decide which word with Arabic roots you think is most useful in English and explain why on [...]

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 [...]