The activity about birds

The activity about birds : une activité construite d’après une idée originale de Mathilde Tricoire

Goal of the activity : We want to know, if the movie of « The birds » from A. Hitchcock can become true…

The activity

D’après https://film-cred.com

Instruction (The activity about birds): Choose your team (film or algae) and follow the instructions according to the group

FILM : First part = first group : The movie

  • Try to understand what the movie ‘The Birds’ from A. Hitchcock is about
  • Find how this story started in the mind of Hitchcock
  • Explain all of this to your classmates

ALGAE : Second part = second group : the scientific point of view

d’après : https://oceanservice.noaa.gov
  • Become an expert in your domain !
  • Read and study the documents that have been given to your group
  • You have to be able to explain it to your classmates of other groups !

The vocabulary :

relentlesslysans relâche
oddimpair
flocksgroupes
dislocation
broadcasterradiodiffuseur
dominiondomination
to rely oncompter sur
fittestplus fort
peckpicorer
SeagullGoélands
gullmouette
ceaselesslysans cesse
to plug upà boucher
the chimneyla cheminée
To settle backPour régler de retour
stabbing beaksbecs lancinantes
defthabile
To heightenrehausser
doomedcondamné
Jawmâchoire
bent on courbé sur
 hoardshordes
to ramme into percuter
Musselsdes moules
TidesMarées
Algal bloomefflorescences algales
thresholdseuil
HarmfulNocif
To harmnuire
DiseasesMaladies
 shellfishFruits de mer
poisonousToxique
runoffRejets
widespreadRépandu
awarenessConscience
disruptionperturbation
dizzinessVertiges
to harnessExploiter
PhotosynthesisPhotosynthèse
To swoopdescendre en piqué
RakingRatissage
sooty shearwatersMacareux fuligineux
anchoviesanchois
outbreaképidémie
strandedéchoué
estuaryestuaire
Musselsdes moules
slumpingaffaissement
Shoreline littoral
To spann acrosss’étendre
manateesLamantins

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