Grade 2 Homework Sheets Australia Map

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Assorted Worksheets
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Quizzes for Years 1 & 2
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Vocabulary Puzzles
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Mathematics Puzzles
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Gen Knowledge Research Crosswords
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How to Write Wonderful Stories
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Science Research Puzzles
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Multiplication Tables (1)
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Multiplication Tables (2)
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Smarten up in English (ages 6-7)
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Smarten up in English (ages 7-8)
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Smarten up in Mathematics ages 6-7
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Smarten up in Mathematics ages 7-8
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Why is the Sky Blue?

We see everything with our eyes.

But when it’s very dark we see nothing, even if our eyes are open.

Why is that?

Because no light is going in through our eyes.

When it’s daytime there IS light going in through our eyes (if they’re open).

Where does this light come from?

Light comes from the sun.

Sunlight moves …it travels …..at amazing speed.

How fast does light travel?

Well, a car going fast can travel about 100 kilometres in one hour.

LIGHT GOES 300 000 KILOMETRES EVERY SECOND!!!!!!!!
(that’s between two finger clicks)

Light from the sun bounces off a rock and goes off in every direction.

If we face the rock with our eyes closed we don’t see it, even though a light ray (a sunbeam) has bounced toward our eyes.

But if we face the rock with our eyes open we do see it because a sunbeam bounces off the rock and into our eyes.

It’s the same with EVERYTHING ELSE that we see.

If we face something with our eyes closed we don’t see it.

Why not?

Because our eyelids are closed and light can’t get in.

But when we open our eyes we can see it ….a rock, a car, a toy, a person …anything we are looking at.

But we have to HAVE OUR EYES OPEN.

What colour is the light that comes from the sun?

White.

Well, it LOOKS white and it IS white BUT….

Sunlight is made up of all the colours of the rainbow (red, blue, yellow, green and other colours) but we can’t see these colours when they’re all mixed up together in a sunbeam.

Each of those colours is invisible to us and a sunbeam (a ray of sunlight) LOOKS white to us, even though it has all those other colours mixed up inside it.

The MIXTURE of all the colours makes the sunlight look white to us.

This is all part of Nature …
…Nature is amazing!!

In the air above us there are millions and billions of tiny little things called particles and molecules …..they’re so tiny, we can’t see them.

When a ray of light from the sun (a sunbeam) ‘hits’ one of these particles the white light SPLITS up a bit and only the BLUE part of the white sunbeam keeps travelling towards our eyes.

And that’s why the sky looks blue.

Never look at the sun when it’s high up in the sky: it can damage your eyes very badly. The only safe times to look at the sun are at sunrise and sunset.

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So that we can make this site as classroom-friendly as possible we would be pleased to hear from teachers who have tried any of our ideas, suggestions or lessons with their classes.
Just a very short note mentioning year level, idea/suggestion used, whether it was a written exercise, class discussion or debate, and any other useful feedback would be appreciated.
(school name optional but State would be of interest)
                               Send feedback to info[at]australianteacher.org 

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Assorted Worksheets
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Quizzes for Years 3 and 4
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Vocabulary Puzzles
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Mathematics Puzzles
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Gen Knowledge Research Crosswords
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How to Write Wonderful Stories
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Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division (without calculators): Vol 1
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Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division (without calculators): Vol 2
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Science Research Puzzles
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Multiplication Tables (1)
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Multiplication Tables (2)
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Space & the Universe
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Smarten up in English (ages 7-8)
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Smarten up in English (ages 8-9)
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Smarten up in Mathematics ages 7-8
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Smarten up in Mathematics ages 8-9
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Fractions (Fundamentals)
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Australian Dinosaurs (1)
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                                                   image courtesy and © Dann Pigdon

Dinosaur remains have been found in the opal fields of South Australia and New South Wales.
Kakuru is represented by a single almost-complete tibia (lower leg bone) from Andamooka in South Australia. The word “Kakuru” means “rainbow serpent” in the local Aboriginal language, probably because the opalised fossil sparkles with many colours. Other South Australian fossil material includes a juvenile hypsilophodontid vertebra from Andemooka, and an ankle bone of a large ornithopod, perhaps something like Muttaburrasaurus, from Coober Pedy.

Talk about or Write about

1. When people learn that dinosaurs lived in Australia many don’t realise that our land looked nothing like it does now. The Australian continent had not long broken away from Antarctica and would have had a different size and shape than what it has today. Also, there was a large inland sea occupying about a third of Australia’s land area. So what does it actually mean to say that dinosaur remains have been found in South Australia?

2. What do opals and rainbows have in common?

3. Looking at the image above, how tall and how long would you say Kakuru was?

4. What would you estimate the height and length of Muttaburrasaurus to be?

5. Of the four dinosaurs in the picture, three are bipeds and the other is quadrupedal. What does this mean?

6. What modern-day creature does Kakuru most remind you of?

7. If you were lucky enough to find an opalised dinosaur fossil would you value it more for its beauty or its rarity? What would you do with it?

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Australian Dinosaurs (2)
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Request
So that we can make this site as classroom-friendly as possible we would be pleased to hear from teachers who have tried any of our ideas, suggestions or lessons with their classes.
Just a very short note mentioning year level, idea/suggestion used, whether it was a written exercise, class discussion or debate, and any other useful feedback would be appreciated.
(school name optional but State would be of interest)
                               Send feedback to info[at]australianteacher.org 

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If using material from this website please attribute source:

           Australian Teacher:        http://australianteacher.org

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