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AUGUST 2018 - PART 5 - NEW SITES


A beach in Sidney

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

= BACK TO SCHOOL!

+ SUMMER HOLIDAYS

03 - Labor Day (USA)
07 - Grandparents' Day
08 - World Literacy Day
10 - Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
11 - September 11, 2001 - Patriot Day
13 - Roald Dahl Day
17 - Constitution Day
21 - International Day of Peace
22 - AUTUMN / FALL
22 - World Carfree Day
24 - National Punctuation Day
26 - European Day of Languages
26 - International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
+ Nuclear page
30 - World Maritime Day



29/08/2018


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SUMMER HOLIDAYS

 


SUMMER REVIEW 2018

SUMMER REVIEW 2018 de Philippe Hattais (Ac. Lyon) :
"Pour 3ème et 4ème (avec une extension en 4ème dans la suite du PPT sur "Holiday activities")
PPT: https://goo.gl/LN3nGc
Fiche d'accompagnement PDF: https://goo.gl/bzDsR5
Les auteurs apprécient toujours les retours si vous utilisez leur travail et surtout si vous l'améliorez. Merci pour eux."

Philippe.Hattais[@]ac-lyon.fr

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International Day against Nuclear Tests - August 29

29 August — International Day Against Nuclear Tests
(un.org)

 
"On 2 December 2009, the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly
declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests."

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THE HOME OF THE FUTURE

We built the Home of the Future with Grant Imahara
(YouTube)


The future of renewable energy is making it look cool
"For The Verge and Curbed’s home of the future, renewable energy generation is directly integrated into the design of the house.
Grant Imahara experiences how the home of the future can both generate its own power and reduce how much energy it needs."

(YouTube)

 

Designing the brain of the Home of the Future with Grant Imahara
"You can buy a lot of futuristic technology to put in your home, but having them all function together as one truly smart home can be a nightmare.
Join Grant Imahara as he works with a home technology integrator to build the brain of the smart home."

(YouTube)

 

Protecting your data inside the Home of the Future
"Homes have always served to protect both the occupants and their valuables.
Our Home of the Future is no exception, except it now needs to fortify itself both physically...and digitally.
Join Grant Imahara as he investigates the best ways to secure your home and all of its valuable data."

(YouTube)

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MYANMAR

UN Report: Myanmar Generals Must Face Justice - Text + Audio - 27 August 2018
"United Nations investigators are accusing the military in Myanmar of carrying out numerous crimes last year during its campaign against Rohingya Muslims."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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Olympic National Park

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SONGS

The Solar System Song (with lyrics)
(YouTube)

 

The Space Song - Planet Custard
(YouTube)

 

We Are The Planets (with lyrics)
(YouTube)

 

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STEREOTYPES and CLICHES

50 Americans React To Their State’s Most Popular Stereotypes | Culturally Speaking
"In this episode of 'Culturally Speaking', 50 people from 50 states in America reveal their state's most popular stereotypes and clichés."

(YouTube)

 

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WINDRUSH SCANDAL

Windrush scandal: boxer trapped in Jamaica for 13 years allowed back to UK - with pictures - 28 August 2018
"Vernon Vanriel came to the UK in 1962. This week he learned he could return but, ill and destitute, wonders how he will afford the fare"

(theguardian.com)

Family of Windrush citizen walk out of inquest into his death - 28 August 2018
"Coroner’s refusal to make Home Office interested party angers Dexter Bristol’s family
"
(theguardian.com)

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REFUGEES

'They slaughtered our people': Rohingya refugees on Myanmar’s brutal crackdown - video - 27 August 2018
"On 25 August 2017, the Myanmar military launched violent attacks against Rohingya people, and 700,000 fled their homes.
Refugees who escaped to Bangladesh say today they are dealing with the trauma of witnessing mass killings, rape and the torching of villages,
as they remain trapped in squalid camps."

(theguardian.com)

Some viewers may find the following interviews distressing:


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'ROBOCOP' ARMOUR

Russia tests 'Robocop' armour that will let soldiers fire machine guns one-handed - 28 August 2018
"Russia has tested a new exoskeleton to turn its soldiers into "Robocops", allowing them to fire machine guns with one hand and run faster carrying heavy weapons."

(telegraph.co.uk)

 

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POLLUTION

Interactive map reveals Scotland’s coastal litter hotspots - 28 August 2018
"Map produced by aerial survey of 10,000-mile coastline shows rubbish ‘at industrial levels’."

(theguardian.com)

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THE MAN WHO WAS RAISED BY WOLVES

How to be human: the man who was raised by wolves - 28 August 2018
"Abandoned as a child, Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja survived alone in the wild for 15 years. But living with people proved to be even more difficult."

(theguardian.com)

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