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Science

Science

This terms Science topic is habitats

In order for an animal to survive in its habitat it may become a part of that habitat’s food chain. Have a look at the information below about food chains and describe, in either words or diagrams, a food chain within a woodland habitat. 

Food chainPreditorWoodlands

Have a careful think about the types of plants and animals that may live in this habitat. Make a list and think about which might be a producer, prey or a preditor. Use the diagram below to help you record your information.

Food chain 2

Animals live in different habitats and their way of life adjusts to their habitats. Let's explore some of these habitats and the animals that live there.

Project Animal Adaptations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Create a poster explaining everything you have learnt about FORCES.

Good luck

 

 

Do you fancy building a marble run?  Use this twinkl file to create one, or design your own.

T T 20622 Make A Marble Run Activity Textured (1)

 

 

 

 

twinkl marble run

 

 

Buggy

 

Take a video of your moving buggy and send it to :

ParentSupport@orchard.emat.uk

 

For more turbine investigation, click the link

turbine investigations

 

Time for some practical fun. Here is an experiment just for you. 


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Can you  build your rocket?  How will you get it to move?  What will slow down or speed up your rocket?  Click on the link below for instructions on how to make a rocket

rocket building documents

 

 

Design a parachute

You will need:

  1. small figure

  2. plastic bag

  3. string

  4. paper

  5. masking tape

  6. scissors

Challenge

Can you design a parachute using only the materials listed above?

The parachute needs to be attached to the figure. It must act as a parachute when the figure is dropped from a height.

Design a parachute. Test the parachute. If it is unsuccessful, try again and refine your design. If you can take a photo of your parachute and ask an adult to email it into school.

 

 

Online Learning

I am sure lots of you will have seen or heard about lots of famous people providing a range of online learning.  Here are some of them.  You can also look at their pages at other times as they all have lots of fun and interesting things on them.

9am PE with Joe Wicks - The Body Coach10am Music with Myleens Klass11am Science with Maddie Moate11am David Walliams reading a story11:30am Dance with Oti Mabuse1pm Maths with Carol Vorderman2pm History with Dan Snow3pm English with David Walliams5:30pm Food Tech with Jamie Oliver

Twinkl

A page full of teacher-created planning and assessment materials and teaching resources! Twinkl have kindly opened up all of their resources during the coronavirus outbreak - including to parents. To sign-up for free, simply go to twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the offer code CVDTWINKLHELPS. Once you have signed-up, visit the 'Parents Hub' for resources that are appropriate for your child's age group.

Parents Hub 

 

Minecraft Education 

Minecraft is making its educational worlds available free, to help pupils no longer able to attend school because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 12 digital lessons will be available to download until the end of June.

They include tours of the International Space Station and the inside of a human eye, which "can be played on your own, or with parents or friends".

The worlds offer creative writing and puzzles as well as build challenges. Enjoy.

Click Here to access Minecraft Worlds 

 

Downloads

Page Downloads Date  
Turbine windmills activity sheet 26th Apr 2020 Download
28354 Balloon rocket activity sheet 19th Apr 2020 Download
T T 20622 Make A Marble Run Activity Textured 10th May 2020 Download
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