Prezi of overview of the proposed curriculum...a brief skim(took and hour) with staff including prompts for discussion...Fee free to borrow/amend/adapt. Good for stimulating what children require from the curriculum.
This is our first draft of MTPs for Year 2 following the new Science Curriculum.\n\nThere are five units here that match the curriculum but we are currently developing a sixth unit - Scientists that changed the World. The unit is to introduce children to the importance of scientists in our daily lives as well as an insight into how they work.
Ready for London 2012, use this PDF as a template to get pupils to design (and create) a running vest for the tournament. Could also be used as a template to get printed onto material.
Original image source: http://www1.edexcel.org.uk/D203_0909/images/vest_template.jpg
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This highly visual presentation contains 67 slides that will get your learners thinking about electricity and electric circuits. Scaffolded note-taking worksheets for pupils, homework assignments and a quiz are also provided. Appropriate for your Year 7 or Year 8 pupils. Learning objectives covered in this resources are listed below.
• By the end of this lesson, pupils should know:
1. that electricity is a form of energy.
2. that current electricity can be produced from cells, batteries or the mains
3. that there are a range of appliances in the home, which use electricity.
4. that we can represent components by symbols.
5. that current electricity flows in conductors but not in insulators.
6. that a complete path is needed from one side of the battery to the other for electricity to flow.
7. how a switch works.
8. that there are two types of circuit, series and parallel.
9. that current is measured in Amps.
10. that current is measured using an ammeter.
11. how to connect and use an ammeter.
12. that in a series circuit, the current is the same all the way round the circuit.
13. that in a parallel circuit, the current is shared but not lost or used up.
14. that the current in a series circuit depends upon the number and type of components used.
15. that a battery is a store of electrical energy.
16. that voltage is a measure of the amount of energy or push given to the current.
17. that more cells in series equals more voltage.
18. that the effect of voltage upon current and bulb brightness.
19. that an electric current causes a wire to become hot. .
20. that the bigger the current, the higher the temperature of the wire.
21. that if too much current flows, the wire will melt.
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A selection of planning (with web links), activities, ideas and worksheets for covering this unit of work. Hope you might find them useful. Sorry they can't be edited as they have been exported from an Active- primary flip-chart.
This is a PowerPoint all about spring. It's in two parts: the first part is fifteen pages and includes new plant life, young animals and insects that appear in spring, and a section on animals in hibernation. The second part is seven pages all about why we have seasons and includes moving images of the earth rotating the sun and where the sun shines on the earth during each season.
A fun experiment using eggs to test what material will do the best job at protecting them from breaking. It is linked to a topic on Space. The children loved trying to protect their egg astronauts (Eggonauts).
Need: eggs, variety of materials, metre ruler and a tray. (for egg to land in)
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