Sunday, 14 May 2017

Expert Hour - what will you choose?

Today we need to decide on the project you will complete over the next three weeks.

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By the end of the project you need to present your work back to the class.

Your presentation can be 

  • a display
  • something you have made, with explanation
  • a video
  • a digital object (website, timeline, online petition etc)
You need to consider any materials you need and provide a list to the teacher, some you will be asked to source yourself. You need to make a link to how your project develops good citizenship.

Do you want to 
  • Learn a skill that helps people
  • Create a series of book or game reviews
  • Change the world or fix some problem.
Each lesson you are required to write a blog post of your progress.  

Environmental Projects 2

Environmental Projects 1

Monday, 3 April 2017

Media- can we trust them?

Today we are going to share the water filtration photos and results and then begin work on our second topic, Media Representations.

Is the way High School is shown on TV the way you experience it at Grey High?

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Water Water everywhere - not a drop to drink

Today we are going to be designing water filtration systems

Your task is to 

  • Use your design from yesterday make your water filter
  • On your computer- take photos at each step and put in the experiment document
  • On paper make a label showing the filter layers used and your names

Monday, 27 March 2017

Global Issues - Acting Locally

What is a Global Citizen?

Today we will explore some current  Global Issues 


  • Access to Water
  • Ethical Investing
  • Genocide
  • Global Warming
  • Racism

You need to complete this table as we go through the class discussion

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Citizenship - Local and Global

So what this module about?

We are all members of the Grey High community, the Greymouth or West Coast community, Digital Worldwide community and the Global community.

In this module we will explore Local and Global issues and will be exploring what makes a good citizen in all of these different communities.

Greymouth - our Town

Today we will be investigating a variety what parts of Greymouth are important to us by drawing a mental map of our area.