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CLIP 12559

Collecting yams on the Yap Islands in the Pacific Ocean

Collecting yams on the Yap Islands in the Pacific Ocean
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Key Info
  • Collecting yams on the Yap Islands in the Pacific Ocean
  • Duration: 04:00
  • A Little Human Planet report about a family's daily life living on the Yap Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The family prepare the ground, dig up yams and then cook them in their house. First broadcast on CBeebies in January 2011.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Oceania and Antarctica

  • Keywords: Yap, Pacific, Island, family, village, yam, ocean, vegtable, trees, Oceania, littlehumanplanet
Ideas for use in class
  • Buy a yam fruit, cook and eat it. Compare how the family is self sufficient living on the Yap Islands and we rely on local shops. Complete further research about the Yap Islands.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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