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Hot air balloons

08 Aug 2010
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Talk about experiences with hotair balloons, the history (used in war, first extended flight, etc.), the use in weather forecasting. Letting them up: wind conditions, open area, unloading it, pulling the balloon out, blowing it up, getting the burner out (hot singed hair) Watching the balloon go up, chasing it, landing, rough landings, surprised/angered the people whose property you landed on, loading it back up, tiring.
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Weather needs to be cool or else the balloon will not rise.

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Introduce different perfumes women wear in America.
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-Allow each student to smell each perfume one at a time then ask these questions:
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A) What/how does it smell?
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B) Do you like it?
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C) What does it remind you of?
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D) Would you buy it?
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E) Why wouldn't you?
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F) Describe each fragrence to the type of person who would be using it.

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Samples of women's perfume.

Numbers

08 Aug 2010
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Number the things you have. For example: clothes, shoes, electronics, tapes, CD's,Video games

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Yearbook

08 Aug 2010
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Explain the different sections of the year book. Sports, clubs, activities, individual pictures, teachers, grades, etc. Have the students make their own yearbook by folding a piece of paper 4 times into a book. Have the student design a cover and draw their favorite sport, self portrait, and favorie activity.

Materials: 
school yearbook, paper, colored pencils

Puppets

08 Aug 2010
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1. Introduce Puppets
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2. Ask puppets their names, how old they are, where they are from, their favorite color, etc.
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3. Have the kids ask questions.
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4. Have the puppets share a story.

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Puppets (boy & girl)

Shelter

08 Aug 2010
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Talk about basic shelters, their construction, use and design. Then allow the students to get into teams and see who can make the most hospitabe shelter using the provided materials. Another variation, is to have them leave the classroom and find their own "building materials". Give them a set amount of time to gather the materials and construct the shelter. The best one wins.

Materials: 
sheets, rope, a couple of posts.

Cell phone

08 Aug 2010
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1. Price of cell phones
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- When they first came out, they were very expensive. The prices have dropped a lot now that they are not such a demand.
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- Compare the price in the US to Thailand. (The phone is more expensive in Thailand, but the connection is more expensive in the States. In America you must pay for all calls received and sent.)
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- Special promotions (Free minutes and discounts.)
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2. Convienence
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- Many teenagers have cell phones for fashion and business people have them for convienence if you are late for work.
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cell phone
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Have the students play a game placing fruits in the kitchen ware. Example: Place the apple in the bowl. Divide the class into teams and the person who follows the instructions correctly receives points for their team.

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Plastic fruits, 1 bowl, 3 pots, 5 forks, 2 plates, 4 pans, 6 spoons, etc.

Plants

08 Aug 2010
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Discuss the three things that plants need to survive: soil, food, and sunlight.
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Talk about plants that help us:
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- Aloe plants help heal cuts, bug bites, etc.
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- Suck on cactus if you have a sore throat. Thai people mix up the cactus and milk and give it to the children to wean them off the milk.

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cactus, aloe plants

Building Tools

08 Aug 2010
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Draw diffferent tools we can use to build a house.
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-hammer, saw, nails, tape measure
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Number each item and ask the students which # is the nail or saw, etc.
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Call out the numbers and the students have to say what it is.

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