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Amazon Autumn 2016

Anacondas lurk in the shallow waters of the Amazon Basin, they are one of the largest snakes in the world and occasionally attack larger animals such as goats that get to close the water.
Anacondas lurk in the shallow waters of the Amazon Basin, they are one of the largest snakes in the world and occasionally attack larger animals such as goats that get to close the water.

This week Amazon (year 3) talk about the difference between Aztec times and Mexico today, and imagine what it would be like to be part of the Aztec empire.  They also share their thoughts on bullying and ice cream.

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Featured music this week:
Pick Yourself Up by Nat King Cole
Ice Cream Man by Tom Waits

Lyndhurst & Mexico exchange

Tamarind sweets covered in chili
Tamarind sweets covered in chili

Children in Ganges and Amazon class have been learning about the Aztecs. They wanted o know more about life in Mexico today, so they asked questions for Mexican children. This week we got answers from Year 3 children at Alexander Bain School in Mexico City!

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Thank you to the teachers at the Escuela Alexander Bain for recording the children’s answers.

Ganges Autumn 2016

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The soil in and around the Ganges River is extremely fertile. Crops commonly grown in the region include potatoes, wheat, lentils, oil seeds, rice, and sugarcane.

This week Ganges class (year 3) tell us all they know about the Aztecs and what Mexico is like today. They also ask questions for children in Mexico and finish the broadcast with some advice for Donald Trump and what they would do if they could change one thing in the world and at Lyndhurst.

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Featured music this week:
The Prince of Egypt by Whitney Houston
Egypt by Kate Bush
La Pistola Y El Corazon by Los Lobos
Bored in the USA by Father John Misty
Change The World by Eric Clapton