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Eternia

      Welcome to Eternia Class
Our teacher is Mr Dixon and our teaching assistants are Mrs Simpson and Mrs Fleming. We are Year 5.

Topic

Autumn Term: Mighty Mountains

Locate and study hills and mountains in the UK and internationally.

Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography relating to mountains.

Incorporating Literacy Work on Mountain Fact Files and writing in role as characters from Touching the Void.

 

Keswick Trip: As part of our Mountains topic we visited Dodd Wood near Bassenthwaite,  where we were treated to an energetically brisk walk and rewarded by amazing views of the Lake District fells. In the afternoon we tried out indoor climbing and caving at Kong adventure,

it was an enjoyable day and the sun shone too!

 

Please check out our photo gallery:

 

Spring Term: Ancient Greece

A study of Greek life and achievements and how these have influenced the modern world.

Incorporating Literacy work on the Adventures of Odysseus, the merits of The Athenian and Spartan systems and writing in role as King Midas and Perseus. 

 

Summer Term: Extreme Environments

Describe and understand key features of physical geography including climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts.

Including Literacy work on Ernest Shackleton's expedition: diary entries, newspaper reports and poetry.

 

 

Science

Autumn Term:

Earth, the other planets and Space.

Incorporating Literacy work on researching and writing fact files about planets.

Forces

Investigative science exploring the impact of gravity, friction, air and wind resistance through blu-tack torpedoes and parachutes. Incorporating Literacy work on using passive verb structures to create formal writing.

Spring Term:

Properties and Changes (of materials)

Investigative science researching thermal and electrical conductivity, reversible and irreversible changes and methods of mixing and separating materials.

Summer Term:

Animals, including humans.

Discovering the changes that occur as animals grow.

Living things and their habitats

Investigating life cycles and reproduction.

Space School- Earth

A fragile blue marble floating through space, Earth may seem small, but is unlike any planet ever discovered. Home to millions of species, including humans, the Earth remains a complex and fragile planet, unique in almost every way.

Space School - The Moon

How much do you know about Earths only natural satellite?

Investigating air and water resistance | Physics - The Bloodhound Adventure

Primary school children investigate which shapes travel fastest through water, to understand what is the best design for the Bloodhound SSC (SuperSonic Car). Subscribe for more Physics clips from BBC Teach every Wednesday when we have them in: http://bit.ly/BBCSubscribeTeach If you found this video helpful, give it a like.

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