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STEP 5 Develop a short script for each of the following characters to explain the emergency suffered by your character and the assistance given by the Royal Flying Doctor Service. (The RDFS crew do not have to be the same gender as the ones in the example.) Character Image Script Patient Family member or workmate…
STEP 5 Listen to the plane stories again to help you develop your own
STEP 3 Step 4: Re-watch the film and make a list of the kinds of injuries or illnesses that could affect your character. Are they specifically related to living in the outback or not?
STEP 2 Step 2: Create a character Download a suitable picture or draw your own, and label with the following information:1. Name2. Age3. Why do they live in the outback?4. What kind of job do they have? Is it a high risk occupation?5. Does the person have any pre-existing medical conditions?
IN SMALL GROUPS, CREATE YOUR OWN VERSION OF THE PLANE TOUR BY CREATING A SCENARIO WHERE A PERSON LIVING IN THE OUTBACK IS INJURED AND MUST CALL THE ROYAL FLYING DOCTORS FOR ASSISTANCE – STEP 1 Step 1: Use Google Maps to find a location in outback Australia where residents would struggle to get to…
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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.