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Ms. Claxton

Student Instructions

Christmas in Australia- Design Santa's swimsuit. Compare the hemispheres.

1. Tap the button in this activity. 2. Tap the and listen to the Aussie Jingle Bells song🔔🎄 3. Use either a world map or Google Earth and find Australia. 4. Can you see the Equator? Find which hemisphere Australia is in. Now look at the continents in the other hemisphere. 5. Go back to 6. Tap the tool and then tap and tell us *what hemisphere Australia is in. **Explain what season the Southern Hemisphere is having at Christmas time and ***what season the Northern Hemisphere is having at Christmas time. 7. Tap 8. Tap the tool to draw Santa in a swimsuit, ready to cool down after all the presents he's delivered in Australia. 9. Tap the button TWICE to upload your work.

1st Grade, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, Art, English Language Arts, Social Studies
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To further extend this activity teachers could compare the nocturnal native animals that Santa might see.