What better way to revise the weather topic than having a look at the current weather maps for Scotland and the UK. Fronts, severe low pressure, severe gale force winds and heavy rain! What impact will it have? Schools shut early, transport links closed, damage to buildings, trees uprooted. Keep up with the latest developments by following the news or check out the following websites.
Congratulations to James Porteous 6Se1 for correctly stating that the answer was indeed Christmas Island. Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. The island is famous for its migration of red crabs.
Completing their volcano presentation in style Craig and Rory re-enacted the recent eruption of Mount Etna in class. Craig built the model volcano at home to add a finishing touch to their PowerPoint presentation. Well done to both boys – excellent work!
With the autumn sun proving the weather forecasters wrong our recent trip to Aviemore went without a hitch with the advanced higher class completing a range of fieldwork tasks such as surveying, river flow rates, pebble size analysis, river cross section profiles and map work. Photos are available on flikr.