2017年10月29日日曜日

Climate Action Skype Call with Vietnam and Denmark

October 24th, 2017
We interacted with students in Vietnam and Denmark today.
16:00 - 16:30
<Questions>
Do you border the sea? - Yes.
Are you in the Northern Hemisphere? - No
Are you in Asia? - Yes
Are you in an island country? - No
Are you in Malaysia? - No, but close!

CLUE "Our country looks like the letter S. "

Are you in Vietnam? - YES!!

They knew a lot of Japanese culture such as anime and sushi.
They were in the same age with us.
They were very active!!
Also, they knew many things about Japan. They told us about Vietnam. Vietnam's famous food is "Pho". A boy students wanted us to call him.



17:00 - 17:30
<Questions>
(Japan to Denmark)
Do you border the sea? - Yes
Are you in the Northern Hemisphere? - Yes
Do you border the Mediterranean Sea? - No
Do you border Germany? - Yes
Are you in Netherland? - No
Do you border Poland? - No
Are you in Denmark? - YES!!

How old are you? - 10-11 years old.

(Denmark to Japan)
Do you live in Asia? - Yes
Do you have red in your flag? - Yes
Do you have white in your flag? - Yes
Are you from Japan? - YES!!
Do you live northern than Tokyo? - No
Is the population in your city more than billion? - No
Does your city border the sea? - No
Is there more than 50,000 people in your city? - No
Are you in Kyushu? - No
Do you live in the capital? - No
Where do you live? - We live in Maibara.

How old are you? - 15-16 years old.
Why do you put mask? - Because it's cold.


They were elementary school students but their English was very fluent. We were surprised!
Denmark is famous for Lego and Little Mermaid.

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(Teacher's Comment)
This call was set to share what we learned in Climate Action project (http://www.climate-action.info). Vietnamese students told us that pollution is a serious problem in their nation and Dennish students showed us their ideas with Minecraft and we were all amazed to see their high creativity.
Also, a Dennish girl asked us why Tokyo is so clean - well, honestly the cityside in Japan is not so clean as the coutryside. But one rule that might interest you is that in Japan everyone never leaves trash. If we can't find trash boxes, we usually bring the trash to our home and it is like a tacit rule. If you leave them, you will be regarded as rude or ignorant. Even in my school, students must bring the plastic bottles to their home if you bring one from their home. I think this rule influences greatly to keep the environment clean. 
Let me show my gratitude to the two educators we had a call on the day - Lieu Nguyen Thi from Vietnam and Katja Borregaard from Denmark. It was great pleasure to see you two after meeting you in E2 Toronto.



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