Surviving a Shipwreck!

Lesson 1: Lost at Sea and Shelter


Your ship has gone down. Soon you will be shipwrecked on an island together.
How will you survive when there isn’t enough of anything for everyone.?

Tribes

1. You have been given a card, find 2 other people that have different cards and stand together.


Cards



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Congratulations! You are now a tribe!

2. Choose an emblem to represent your tribe.

Create a page in this wiki, give it your tribal name and add your picture to it.


The Situation: Read and become aware of the situation!

You are LOST at sea.
Step 1: Play the __Lost at Sea game__ one at a time and keep track of your score, for 5 minutes.
Screencast your group gaming session and upload it to the wiki.

Report to your teachers.

Lesson 2
Step 2: You made it to land and are now shipwrecked on an island.
You need shelter.

You will now design and build a shelter in Reaction Grid.
Discuss (5 min)
  • Look at the map, what is the best location? Why?
  • Choose a location and mark it on the map with your team emblem or name.
  • What items will you need? You may only use natural materials!
  • What can you find?
  • How long will it take to build?
  • What problems might you encounter?
  • How will you deal with these problems?
  • Add your team emblem to the structure you have built.
  • Finally take a screenshot or a 30 second screencast of the structure and add it to the wiki.


Ideas for Shelter Construction

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Lesson 3:
  • Your luck has changed! Many items have washed ashore! Your group can have one of each item from the A list and 1 item per person from the list in Columns B, C, D
  • Copy and paste the Shipwreck Response Form onto your tribe's page, fill it in.
  • Record your first ABC of Survival video diary entry using Photobooth.
  • Preview the __Rube Goldberg Vid__.


Shipwreck Response Sheet
Lost at Sea Group Points:

Name of Group:
Describe your shelter
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Describe your choice of material and design for the shelter.
List your choices for Column B items.
Explain why each one is important.



Items that have Washed Ashore!

A
Every Team
First aid kit
Oil lamp
Knife
Rope
Canteen
Rubber Dingy
B

Tools and Weapons
1 Slingshot
1 Spear
1 Rifle with only 12 rounds of ammunition
1 Bow with 20 arrows
1 large shovel
1 trowel (small shovel held in the hand to dig with )
1 hammer
1 saw
A bag of 50 nails
1 fish hook
1 fishing pole

Food on Hand
Think about basic nutrition, what your body needs. Think about how you will transport or store the items.

1 box containing 3 cans of beans
1 box containing 3 bottles of gatorade
1 box containing 3 cans of coke
1 box containing 3 cans of peaches
1 box containing 3 bottles honey
1 box containing 3 small packets of biscuits
1 sack of flour
1 sack of potatoes
1 crate of 15 apples
1 bag of 5 oranges
C
Utility Items
1 mattress
1 sleeping mat (petate)
1 large sheet of plastic 3 metres by 3 metres (tarpaulin)
1 red backpack
1 pink backpack
1 large umbrella
1 Lighter
1 pack of matches
1 ball of string (2 metres long)
1 box of 30 large rubber bands
1 bucket
1 can of lamp oil
1 box of 4 candles
1 deep cooking pot
1 frying pan
1 cookie baking sheet
1 empty tin can
1 glass coffee pot
1 swiss army knife
D
Garments and Bedding
What is most suited to the climate, most necessary and versitile for survival?
1 warm blanket
1 winter jacket
1 light jacket
1 pair of red rubber boots
1 pair of pink rubber boots
1 pair of green running shoes
1 pair of yellow running shoes
1 rain cape
1 pair of flip flops



Lessons 4 and 5: Lost in the Jungle

Situation Card: Read and plan your strategies!

Lesson 4:
Step 1:
Hunger sets in. You need to hunt for food.
You will need to create a basic snare or a Rube Goldberg Machine. You stumbled upon some basic items. Use them to __create the snare.__
__Rube Goldberg Machines__
__Rube Goldberg Vid__
__Old Mousetrap Game Commercial__

Use the group camera to document your work and upload these pictures to the wiki. You may even add a short video of it in action if you want to.

Step 2:

You were hunting for food and are now LOST in the Jungle

5 Minutes only: Play the __Lost in the Jungle__ game one at a time and work out your group score. Screencast your group gaming session and upload it to the wiki.

Lesson 5

Step 1:
The situation is serious.You only have your weapons, tools with you. You have no food, extra clothing/bedding or shelter and you are not going to make it back to your shelter before nightfall! You will have to make some very important decisions, and act quickly! The wild animals are already howling in the distance and a storm is threatening on the horizon.

Lost in the Jungle Resource-__Shelters__

Step 2:

Copy and paste the Lost in the Jungle Response Form onto your tribe's page, fill it in and record your ABC of Survival video diary entry.


Lost in the Jungle Response Sheet
Bow Hunter

Total Group Points:
Lost in the Jungle

Total Group Points:
Name of Group
What choices do you need to make to survive?
Is trading for, searching for or building what you need and option?
What dangers must be avoided in the jungle?
What other strategies have you decided on and why?
More Strategies
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Lessons 6 Monsoon Coming
Situation Card: Read and Take Action!

You made it out of the jungle and survived the night. You are now on the beach, but you need to take cover. A Monsoon is coming you only have an hour. You only have your weapons and tools with you.
You have no food, extra clothing/bedding and you left your shelter behind! You are dehydrated, hungry and one of you has cut their foot on a sharp rock and has a fever.

You need to be ready to take shelter when the monsoon hits. What is your plan?

Problem 1:
You need a new shelter in a safe location. Look at the map choose a location and mark it on the map with your team name and Shelter 2.
Why did you choose this location?
Fill in the Finding Shelter from the Monsoon Response Form


Finding Shelter from the Monsoon Response Sheet
What location did you choose?

Group Name:
Why did you choose this location?
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How will you deal with the hunger, thirst and injured member of the group?


Lesson 7: The Injury

Problem 2:

A member of your tribe can't go on any further.
Choose the injured teammate. Your team must transport this person from Point A to Point B without letting them touch the ground at all, otherwise you will be disqualified.


You got lucky more items from the shipwreck have washed up on the beach!
Choose one more item each from those remaining in Column B! Be ready to defend your choice of items.

Copy and paste the Dealing with Monsoon Issues Response Form onto your tribe's page, fill it in and record your ABC of Survival video diary entry.

Dealing with Monsoon Issues Response Form
Group Name:

Describe your emotions before the monsoon hits.
What problems do you anticipate?

What strategies have you devised to deal with these problems?
What items will you need?
What useful items do you have with you?
What can you find?

Can you trade for anything?

Can you make or hunt anything?
Choose one more item each from those remaining in Column B!
Why did you choose these items?


Lesson 8: Going home?

Situation Card: Read and think of a viable solution!

There is a ship on the horizon. Don’t worry, it’s not the Titanic!

It is your only hope of getting home.
Will you try to signal it or will you try to reach it?

Step 1:
Plan your strategy with your group taking into account the materials and equipment currently available to you. Be ready to defend your plan!

Step 2:
Record a video diary explaining your plan.


Going Home Response Sheet
Group Name:
What decision has your group made:
What are the pros of this decision?
What are the cons of this decision?
Why is this the best strategy for getting the ship’s attention?