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On The Job

Transport and Travel - AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER

 

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What are "Squawk Codes"?

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LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

 

1. Read the following article with another three students from The Conversation 4 October 2018. Reading

The Conversation

2. With another group, describe "What are squawk codes?" Remember to describe how they originated as part of your description.

3. Create a Crossword about these squawk codes using the Instant Online Crossword Puzzle Maker.

Crossword maker

4. Test out your group's crossword on another group.

 

Making a Movie based on information from NOVA: Air Traffic Control in Australia

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CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking
Personal and social capability
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability
Literacy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

 

 

1. Read the four following articles: The Ups and Downs of Australian air traffic control Reading



NOVA

 

Airways Museum: Air Traffic Services Reading

ATS Index

Air Traffic Control - Part 1
Air Traffic Control - Part 2

Part 2: The Ups and Downs of Australian air traffic control

2. Using Mind Meister, a mind-mapping tool, work out the storyboard for the information you have just read about in the articles, and, think of the story line; the characters involved; and what each of the character will say!

Mind Meister

3. Go to Xtranormal - a movie making program:



Xtranormal

And put your ideas into a movie!

 

 

 

Websites, Games & Apps

Air Traffic Controller - Game

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Air Traffic Controller Game

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Needs Flash

Air Traffic Chief

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Air Traffic Chief

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Game (has advertisement at the beginning)



Mobile Apps - Flight Control

Mobile App - Flight Control

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Cost: 0.99
Developer: Firemint Pty Ltd (Australia)

"You’re an air traffic controller at an increasingly busy airport. Just touch and drag the planes to their landing zones, but avoid collisions. Sounds easy? It isn’t! Wait until the planes arrive thick and fast - you’ll need nerves of steel and smart strategy to keep the chaos under control." (Source: iTunes Preview)

 

 

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