Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Rapa Nui - Easter Island's Moais: Easter Island - Mystery

This movie is not so good, but  it shows a lot of interesting facts and behavior of the people who once inhabited the Easter Island.

The 887 giant statues on Easter Island have turned one of the most isolated islands in the world into one of the most well known—and most mysterious.

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 Where is Easter Island located?

a - Indian Ocean
b – Atlantic Ocean
c – Pacific Ocean
d – Caribbean Sea

What is the meaning of "Moai", the famous rock statues on Easter Island?
A -  Stone Tatues
B – Living Faces
C – Rock Heads
D – No smile

What is the original name of Easter Island, their people and their language?
A – Rapa Nui
B – Repa Hoa
C – Rapa Iti
D – Raparenga

How do you say "Hello" in Native Easter Island language?

A – Mahalo
B – Aloha
C – Iorana
D – Maururu

In terms of weight, what is the name of the largest completed statue on Rapa Nui?

A – Pukao
B – El Gigante
C – Paro
D – Rano Raraku

After the statue was fully erected and in place, a pukao was placed on top of the statue. What was a pukao?
A – A Garment
B – A Religious Symbol
C – A  Topknot
D – A Ring

Answers - Pacific Ocean, Living Faces, Rapa Nui, Iorana, Paro, Topknot

II. Watch the movie segment and discuss the questions:

1. Describe Easter Island.

2. How are they moving the statues?

3. Do you think that is the real way they moved them? Why (not)?

4. What are the workers expectations? And their leader's?

5. What is the leader's decision?

6. Do you think that is the real reason why there are so many rock faces on Easter Island?

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