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Science at Work

Follow the link below to access the fantastic Science-at-Work resources.  Each week they focus on a differnet type of "Work" that involves science.  All materials can be accessed via the site. This week the focus is on Florence Nightingale and the medical use of science.  Next week you get the opportunity to ask a question to an astronaut - Gene Cernan who was the last man to walk on the moon! 

 

 https://pstt.org.uk/resources/curriculum-materials/Science-at-Work.

Term 5s home learning journey is all about teeth and digestion laugh

Please follow the weekly timetable on the main page and the tasks on this page to help you enjoy your learning journey.  The only resources you need for this section of work are:

  • mirror
  • tooth brush
  • tooth paste
  • disclosure tablets - available from the larger supermarkets or chemists (Please do not worry if you do not have access to this particular resource)
  • your kitchen cupboards and fridge freezer
  • your household waste food box (in most homes this is the small grey kitchen container)

 

STEM learning opportunity!

 

Follow the link below to a lesson on Teeth delivered by STEM Learning.  The video clip is 32 minutes in length.  There are a worksheet based tasks to accompany this video - have a look and try a few.

 

https://stemlearning.wistia.com/medias/azo5k2vpau

Check out the EGG-cellent investigation

Science at Home

Researching Key Scientists

 

During terms 3 and terms 4 we have been studying magnets and forces and have already created lots of great toys and games that apply our learning.  We need to research famous scientists who influenced scientific thinking in this area of science.

What can you find out about William Gilbert and Hans Christian Oersted?

 

William Gilbert (1544 – 1603)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/gilbert_william.shtml

Hans Christian Oersted (1777 – 1851)

http://news.nationalgeographic.co.uk/news/2009/08/090814-hans-christian-orsted-oersted-who.html

 

Create a poster that shows what you found out.

Email your work to our class page and see it uploaded here:

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