The children will be studying the following topics:
What is the impact of Victorian inventions and engineering on modern day life?
How has Keswick changed over the years and what is the impact of the National Park?
Megastructures and what impact did the Greeks have on modern society?
http://www.brightonline.org.uk/Maths/index.htmlhttp://www.maths-games.org/time-games.html (TO EXTEND AND CHALLENGE PUPILS)
Earth, the other planets and Space.
Incorporating Literacy work on researching and writing fact files about planets.
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.
Properties and Changes (of materials)
Investigative science researching thermal and electrical conductivity, reversible and irreversible changes and methods of mixing and separating materials.
Animals, including humans.
Discovering the changes that occur as animals grow.
Living things and their habitats
Investigating life cycles and reproduction.