WHEN THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE PICKED SARAH UP IN THEIR PLANE, THEY FLEW HER TO ADELAIDE HOSPITAL. Right click on your mouse to access the ‘Measure Distance’ tool in Google Maps and find out how far it is from Menindee to Adelaide Hospital.
VIRTUAL EXCURSION What sort of things happen during assembly at your school? Type ‘Menindee’ into Google maps to visit the area where Sarah lives.Use both the satellite and street view maps to make observations on the following points: Question Your response How do you know? What was the weather like on the day these Google…
RECENTLY ONE OF THESE PLANES WAS CALLED TO MENINDEE, NEW SOUTH WALES, TO HELP A YOUNG GIRL CALLED SARAH WHEN SHE SUFFERED A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Click here to explore the inside of a Royal Flying Doctor Service plane and hear Sarah’s story.
THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE HAS OVER 79 PLANES IN ITS FLEET Visit the live Flight Map to see the planes flying in real time Count the planes to find out how many Royal Flying Doctor Service aircrafts are attending patients right now.
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MARK ON THIS MAP THE AREAS THAT HAVE THE HIGHEST CONCENTRATIONS OF PEOPLE. Now mark in the areas where most of the people helped by the Royal Flying Doctor Service live. This is called the ‘Outback’ or ‘Inland.’
WATCH A SHORT DOCUMENTARY CALLED THE FURTHEST CORNER It shows how the Royal Flying Doctors help people who live in outback Australia.
WHAT IS DAILY LIFE LIKE FOR PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN OUTBACK AUSTRALIA? As a class, brainstorm some of the positives and challenges using this Plus, Minus, Interesting Chart Plus Minus Interesting
WHAT DO YOU ALREADY KNOW ABOUT THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE?
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