In this project, we invite you to study such "unscientific" items as toys. We encounter them almost every day, but they are rarely considered objects worthy of scientific research. Let us fill this gap in research!
"Really?”, "Good gracious!", "Are you kidding?", or "What a shame!". What do all these expressions have in common? Any one of them might be heard as a response to information a person hears.
How do you commonly greet your friends? Let’s compile a map of how we greet each other in our countries.
What kind(s) of dolls are made in different regions of the world? What type(s) of materials do doll-makers around the globe utilize when creating their dolls? And, why do people even make dolls?
‘My little sunshine’, ‘sweetie’, ‘honey’– why do parents use such nicknames when talking with their children? Let’s see exactly which terms of endearment are used in different languages and cultures.
Just like people, house pets are given names, which are called zoonyms. Together, we can collect zoonyms from all over the world and compile the first ever pet name classification.
It is said that charity begins at home, and people in different countries seem to have put these words into practice. What do you know about ways of helping people? The project can be prepared by pupils of 7-9 grades at the lessons or at home, e.g. Spotlight-8 , Module -2 "Culture corner", p. 37
The goal of this project is to travel to the heart of your community to discover the level of awareness related to the importance of preserving bees in the ecosystem. It provides specific questions that you can make to experts on your island related to the flora and agricultural practices in the island, which you can then relate to the bee population status at a local and at a global level (through the data collected by your colleagues from different locations on Earth)
To make advertising slogans bright, interesting and memorable for consumers, many professionals work on advertising, using a variety of linguistic expressiveness means. Let's analyze Russian and foreign advertising slogans in terms of their stylistic, lexical, grammatical and phonetic features, and compare them for better understanding of the mentality of different peoples!
Let’s imagine that our entire planet is our home and we can choose any of its corners. Which place would you choose for yourself? Would it be a big city or a small village? Would you have enough courage to live on an island or on high mountains? Maybe you have your own criteria how to choose your perfect place? Let’s share it with each other!
The nature is a living organism. It feels the pain. It can suffer just as we do. The humanity has been exploiting it for many centuries. We have always seen the nature as an inexhaustible well of sources only. But now we know that one day sources will be run out. Ruthless exploitation makes a great damage to the nature. Our growing appetite cannot be satisfied by it. We should develop new ways of using the sources. These ways lead to Eco Economy.
Where in the past, present or future would you like to visit? Tell us in an 30 second audio recording that you prepare and submit.
What are your favorite school subjects? Let's talk about them.