Thursday, December 29, 2011

Teenager Climbs All Tall Mountains

Jordan Romero is a teenager who has successfully climbed the highest mountains of seven continents.
He first climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa at the age of 10.
His final climb was the 4,897m (16,067ft) summit of Vinson Massif in Antarctica - completed last Saturday...
He is now just 15!

Photo: Jordan Romero in 2010 (Binod Joshi, +The Associated Press)
More details from the BBC HEREand Jordan's website is HERE!

2012 is close approaching:
1. What challenge would you like to experience in 2012? Describe details.
2. Draw up a plan for meeting this challenge.
3. What will you hope to achieve from this challenge? Will others benefit in some way?

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Touched by a Wild Mountain Gorilla

An amazing chance encounter with a troop of wild mountain gorillas near Bwindi National Park, Uganda.

As you wander the holiday season, record an amazing experience.
It could be:
1. Video of a trip
2. A story based on an experience
3. A song inspired by an experience

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Try a Little Dreaming for the New Year!

This video was created by a teacher in Canada.

Create a New Year video combining 2 or more elements
1. Art and Music
2. A speech from a play and music

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