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AUSTRALIA

Social Studies 2nd semester group project - Cooper, Makenna, Dallin, Hunter, Clayson, and Alexandria
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Cooper Rehm

on 30 January 2014

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south from Victoria gets us to...
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How it all Started

Australia’s people were thought to have arrived here by boat from South East Asia during the last Ice Age, at least 50,000 years ago. At the time of European discovery and settlement, up to one million people lived across the continent as hunters and gatherers.
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At the time of European discovery and settlement, up to one million people lived across the continent as hunters and gatherers.
Australia’s six states became a nation under a single constitution on 1 January 1901. Today Australia is home to people from more than 200 countries.
Australia's Main Political Parties
The Australian Labor Party (ALP) is a social democratic party founded by the Australian labor movement.
The Liberal Party is a party of the center right.
The National Party of Australia, formerly the Country Party, is a conservative party representing rural interests.
The Australian Greens is a left-wing and environmentalist party.
In Georgian times, there were so many crimes, that there was no time to hang people. The jails all filled up, so there was no room. They sent their extra prisoners to Australia. Here is a video to explain.

Land use:

arable land: 6.55% (includes about 27 million hectares of cultivated grassland)
permanent crops: 0.04%
other: 93.41% (2001)
The red kangaroo is found across central Australia in all states and territories except Tasmania.
this is our australian presentation
most impotant fact of the day: this prezi put together by Dallin and Cooper
you better sit down and relax
AUSTRALIA
Tasmania is the only place the tasmanian devil lives.
Platypus are monotremes. They live in eastern Australia, including Tasmania.
Famous people from Australia include Hugh Jackman, Miai Mitchell, Cody Simpson, and Claire Holt.
Eucalyptus Forest
Koalas only eat eucalyptus leaves.
Dingoes are wild dogs that live in Australia. They attack kangaroos, and the kangaroos respond by being chased to water and try to drown the dingoes.
Australia's capital is
CANBERRA
There are 7 provinces in Australia. They are...
with the capital city of
With the capital city of
Its capital city is
of which the capital city is
with the capital city of
New South Wales also houses Australia's national capital.
whose capital is
which
is the capital of
Australian Outback
Let's dissect the flag to find what it means.
This part is called the Union Jack. You may recognize it as Great Britain's flag.
JEOPARDY
TIME!!!
jeopardylabs.com/play/australia-jeopardy21
Female red kangaroos are blue or gray.
president of Australia
the current prime minister is Tony Abbott
Members of Parliament
There are currently 150 members of the House of Representatives, each representing one geographic area of Australia.
They have 3 year terms.
senator of parliament
A senator is a member of the Australian Senate, elected to represent a state or territory
There are 76 senators, 12 from each state and two each from the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory
Most Venomous Snake
The most poisonous snake lives in Australia, the Inland Taipan.
The venom could kill a man in as quick as 45 minutes.
It is the most poisonous snake in the world.

here is the national capital building
This is the commonwealth Star. It is the emblem of the Australian Federation.
This is the constellation of the Southern Cross.
this is a smaller star of the southern cross
Note: Some are off-topic.
Western Hemisphere Eastern Hemisphere
Famous people from Australia include Hugh Jackman, Cody Simpson, Maia Mitchell, and Claire Holt.
you guessed it, it's Steve Irwin
he was a famous australian wildlife expert
he died from a extremely rare death a stingray barb to the heart
Steve Irwin nicknamed the "crocodile hunter"
Crikey, mate
southern cross
The most famous is probably Hugh Jackman.
He has played in X-men movies, Les Miserables, and more movies. He has also voiced in Rise of the Guardians, Flushed Away, and more.
In X-men movies, he played Wolverine, in Les Miserables he played Jean Valijean, in Rise of the Guardians, he voiced the Easter Bunny, and in Flushed Away, he voiced Roddy.
Natives

The first known people in Australia were called the Aborigines.
arable land: 6.16% (includes about 27 million hectares of cultivated grassland)
permanent crops: 0.05%
other: 93.79% (2011)
Land Usage
In CE 150, a greek astronomer named Ptolemy made a map of the world. He thought that there would be a place down
Why South?

Well, because he thought there had to be a landform south of Europe to balance the northern and southern parts of the planet.
He named his "imagined" land
Terra Australis Incognita.
Australia is the only country that is its own continent.
Thorny devils are lizards that live in the Australian Outback. They are covered in thorns and spines. They also have grooves in their skin that lead to their mouths. They collect the dew in the morning, then act like straws so the lizard can drink.
The frilled lizard is a lizard that has a frill on its neck that it can raise to make itself look bigger to a predator or a rival to its territory.
Frill in
Frill out
Horseshoe bat Common Blossom Bat
Vesper Bat
Little Bent Wing Bat
Scorpion
Scorpions live in Australia, but I'm not sure which kinds.
Zebra Finch
Zebra Finches are a little bit like parakeets. They live in the wild, but are often pets.
COASTAL WATERS
Giant Cuttlefish
Giant cuttlefish can change the appearance and texture of their skin to escape from predators or to hide from prey.
Tiger Shark
Whale Shark
Lemon Shark
Great White Shark
?
These three past groups have been full of Frogfish.
This is one too.
Big mouth to eat.
FOOD
It isn't different from ours, really.
From Asia, India, Africa, and Europe
Breakfast: Bacon, Eggs, Juice, Fruit, Tomatoes
Lunch: Leftovers or Eat Out
Dinner: Steak, Seafood, Salad
FOOD
It isn't very different from ours.
From Asia, India, Africa, and Europe
Breakfast: Bacon, Eggs, Juice, Fruit, Tomatoes
Lunch: Leftovers, Chinese, Italian, or Indian Dishes and Cuisines
Dinner: Steak, Seafood, Salads
What's he Sayin'?
1. Brekkie 6. Kindie
2. Sunnies 7. Esky
3. Chrissie 8. Nibblies
4. Prezzies 9. Lolipop
5. Maccas
Answers
1. Brekkie-Breakfast 6. Kindie-Kindergarten
2. Sunnies-Sun Glasses 7. Esky-Cooler
3. Chrissie-Christmas 8. Nibblies-Fingerfood
4. Prezzies-Presents 9. Lolipop-Person Holding Sign
5. Maccas- McDonalds

Wednesday
Jan 1
New Year's Day
National holiday

Monday
Jan 6
Epiphany
Christian

Tuesday
Jan 7
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox

Tuesday
Jan 14
Prophet's Birthday
Muslim

Tuesday
Jan 14
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox

Thursday
Jan 16
Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday

Sunday
Jan 26
Australia Day
National holiday

Monday
Jan 27
Australia Day observed
National holiday

Friday
Jan 31
Chinese New Year
Observance

Monday
Feb 10
Royal Hobart Regatta
Local holiday
Tasmania

Friday
Feb 14
Valentine's Day
Observance

Monday
Mar 3
Labour Day
Common Local holidays
Western Australia

Tuesday
Mar 4
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian

Wednesday
Mar 5
Ash Wednesday
Christian

Monday
Mar 10
Canberra Day
Local holiday
Australian Capital Territory

Monday
Mar 10
Adelaide Cup
Local holiday
South Australia



Monday
Mar 10
Labour Day
Common Local holidays
Victoria

Monday
Mar 10
Eight Hours Day
Common Local holidays
Tasmania

Sunday
Mar 16
Purim
Jewish holiday

Monday
Mar 17
St Patrick's Day
Observance

Thursday
Mar 20
March equinox
Season

Sunday
Apr 6
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Sunday
Apr 13
Palm Sunday
Christian

Tuesday
Apr 15
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Thursday
Apr 17
Maundy Thursday
Christian

Friday
Apr 18
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox

Friday
Apr 18
Good Friday
National holiday, Christian

Saturday
Apr 19
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox

Saturday
Apr 19
Easter Saturday
National holiday, Christian

Sunday
Apr 20
Easter Day
National holiday, Christian

Sunday
Apr 20
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox

Monday
Apr 21
Easter Monday
National holiday, Christian

Monday
Apr 21
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox

Tuesday
Apr 22
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Tuesday
Apr 22
Easter Tuesday
Local holiday
Tasmania

Friday
Apr 25
Anzac Day
National holiday

Monday
Apr 28
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday

Monday
May 5
May Day
Common Local holidays
Northern Territory

Tuesday
May 6
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday

Sunday
May 11
Mother's Day
Observance

Sunday
May 18
Lag B'Omer
Jewish holiday

Monday
May 26
National Sorry Day
Observance

Tuesday
May 27
Isra and Mi'raj
Muslim

Thursday
May 29
Ascension Day
Christian

Monday
Jun 2
Western Australia Day
Local holiday
Western Australia

Wednesday
Jun 4
Shavuot
Jewish holiday

Friday
Jun 6
Queensland Day
Local observance

Sunday
Jun 8
Pentecost
Christian

Monday
Jun 9
Whit Monday
Christian

Monday
Jun 9
Queen's Birthday
Common Local holidays
All except WA

Sunday
Jun 15
Trinity Sunday
Christian

Thursday
Jun 19
Corpus Christi
Christian

Saturday
Jun 21
June Solstice
Season

Sunday
Jun 29
Ramadan begins
Muslim

Thursday
Jul 24
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim

Tuesday
Jul 29
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim

Monday
Aug 4
New South Wales Bank Holiday
Local holiday
New South Wales

Monday
Aug 4
Northern Territory Picnic Day
Local holiday
Northern Territory

Tuesday
Aug 5
Tisha B'Av
Jewish holiday

Wednesday
Aug 13
Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland
Local holiday
Queensland

Friday
Aug 15
Assumption of Mary
Christian

Sunday
Sep 7
Father's Day
Observance

Tuesday
Sep 23
September equinox
Season

Thursday
Sep 25
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday

Monday
Sep 29
Family & Community Day
Local holiday
Australian Capital Territory

Monday
Sep 29
Queen's Birthday
Common Local holidays
Western Australia

Saturday
Oct 4
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian

Saturday
Oct 4
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday

Sunday
Oct 5
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Sunday
Oct 5
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim

Monday
Oct 6
Labour Day
Common Local holidays
Queensland

Monday
Oct 6
Labour Day
Common Local holidays
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales

Monday
Oct 6
Labour Day
Common Local holidays
South Australia

Thursday
Oct 9
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Wednesday
Oct 15
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Thursday
Oct 16
Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday

Thursday
Oct 23
Diwali/Deepavali
Observance

Saturday
Oct 25
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim

Friday
Oct 31
Halloween
Observance

Saturday
Nov 1
All Saints' Day
Christian

Sunday
Nov 2
All Souls' Day
Christian

Monday
Nov 3
Recreation Day
Local holiday
Tasmania

Tuesday
Nov 4
Melbourne Cup Day
Local holiday
Victoria

Tuesday
Nov 11
Remembrance Day
Observance

Friday
Nov 14
G20 Leaders’ Summit Public Holiday (Brisbane)
Local holiday
Queensland

Sunday
Nov 30
First Sunday of Advent
Observance

Monday
Dec 8
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian

Wednesday
Dec 17
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Sunday
Dec 21
December Solstice
Season

Wednesday
Dec 24
Christmas Eve
Observance

Wednesday
Dec 24
Last day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Thursday
Dec 25
Christmas Day
National holiday, Christian

Friday
Dec 26
Boxing Day
National holiday, Christian

Wednesday
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
Observance

Australian Outback
Cone Snails
Conus textile Conus geographus


Conus tulipa Conus marmorius
Cloth of Gold Cone Geographer Cone


Tulip Cone Marbled Cone
there is no president of Australia
he is the 28th prime minister
Australia is a constitutional monarchy
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