Science

Please find information below about our Science curriculum and some activities for your child to complete at home. Please contact Mrs Pugh via the email address on the Year 5 page, should you have any questions.

What would we be doing in Science in the Summer Term?

This is the overall curriculum map that your child will follow in Science this term:

EYFS- Ice challenge; Spider and worm facts.

Year 1- Plants – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpxnyrd

Year 2- Animals and their habitats

Year 3-  Plant life cycles
Let’s see what you can find out about plants and seeds!
Our class pumpkin plant is growing nicely!
Challenge: Can you find out how a pumpkin disperses its seeds?

T2-S-205-Types-of-Seed-Dispersal-Powerpoint_ver_1

Year 4- Teeth and digestion

Year 5- Forces and falling objects: gravity, air and water resistance, friction

Year 6- Light

Some good websites to help are: BBC Bitesize, STEM, Twinkl, Woodlands Juniors, Primary Homework Help, Explorify.

Discovery Education Espresso

Espresso

Discovery Education / Espresso are offering free access to their resources during the shutdown.  To access the resources go to https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/what-we-offer/discovery-education-espresso click ‘login’ and enter the following details:

Username: Student18718

Password: discovery2020

 

STEM Learning

stem

Check out the fun activities on www.stem.org.uk/home-learning for lots of fun things that you can do at home with your children. Keep a record of what you do and find out by drawing and writing in your books. Happy investigating!

 

BBC Bitesize

science

BBC Bitesize has short videos and lessons for KS1 Science and KS2 Science.

Minibeast hunt

Perhaps children can have a go at this as part of their daily walk…

 

LPDS TV

LPDS

LPDS have launched a YouTube channel that has various games, including some for Science.  New episodes are added each week.

 

Older children might like to look at this article from BBC Bitesize which discusses why soap is good at combating the coronavirus and it also outlines how long the virus may last on different surfaces.