Learners connected on Outschool for an interview about the differences between the United States and Australia. A is 9 years old and in the USA, D is 10 living in Australia.
1. What is a magical creature from your culture?
A – Unicorns! They’re my favorite!
D- Bunyip, aboriginals believe it lived in lakes, rivers and bodies of water and ate children.
2. What kind of clothes do you wear?
A- Just about anything! Most of the time I wear extra large t shirts, a lot of big clothing and sweat shirts. That’s mostly it.
D – Mainly I wear a t shirt and shorts but sometimes a work shirt.
3. Any unique holidays where you live?
A – Thanksgiving, Labor day and Memorial Day.
D- Australia day. Remembrance Day. We don’t celebrate April Fools day or Thanksgiving or Halloween.
4. Any plants or animals that were introduced to your country?
A- cactus but made into flowers that are really sharp but I don’t know what they are called.
D – wild cats, rabbits, dogs, (dingo is native) cane toads, rubber vine.
5. What do you like best about meeting people on Outschool?
A – just getting to know people. Being home schooled I have 3 friends that I don’t get to see very often.
D- I like that I get to talk and see everyone. On my usual one you have to press a button to turn on your camera.