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Counting Our Junk Mail

Counting Our Junk Mail

Students collect junk mail from home and bring it to the class to conduct a mathematical investigation. Students engage in a range of mathematical investigation around their junk mail, including counting the number of pieces of junk mail collected, weighing the mail, measuring the length and area the mail covers. The class will then make their own ‘no junk mail’ sign to take home. Students will know what junk mail is and why it is used, recognise the environmental impacts of junk mail and know some actions they can take to reduce the negative impacts of junk mail on our environment.  Students will know a range of ways we can use maths to measure real world objects, be able to think critically about junk mail, measure, sort and compare objects mathematically, as well as participate in class discussions and activities.
TheTeachersFriend
Dinosaurs and Birds - Longest bone

Dinosaurs and Birds - Longest bone

Objective: Discover the longest bone in your body and find out what dinosaur(s) were the same height as you! Learning outcomes Children will: make accurate measurements and record and analyse simple data identify the longest bone in their own body learn that not all dinosaurs are the same size discover that some animals have individual bones that are taller than children use mathematics to help answer a question understand that maths can be applied to learning about the human body From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Dinosaurs and Birds - Dinosaur timeline

Dinosaurs and Birds - Dinosaur timeline

Objective: Make an arm-span timeline to help visualise time. Learning outcomes Children will: learn a strategy for thinking about very long periods of time that can be applied to other aspects of history understand that non-avian dinosaurs lived long before humans – they did not live together understand that Earth is more ancient than dinosaurs understand that humans have lived for a very short time compared to the age of the planet From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

**Objective: **Use imagination and creative skills to recreate lost worlds. Learning outcomes Children will: learn the names of more than two living things in their local and wider environment (Science: The world around us) be able to identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants (Science) understand the life cycle of flowering plants (Science) be able to describe the life processes of reproduction in some plants (Science) apply multiplication (Mathematics) The resources are designed to complement Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Aimed at children aged 7-11, our lesson outlines and learning resources will take children on a natural history adventure with Dippy, whether or not they visit him during his tour. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Dinosaurs and Birds - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 4-7s

Dinosaurs and Birds - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 4-7s

Aimed at children aged 4-7, our pick-and-mix collection of cross-curricular activities and facts will enrich Science, Maths, English, DT, Music, Drama and PE lessons. Use them to give an introduction to Dippy, dinosaurs, and their similarities with birds, their closest living relatives. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
CSI: Easter Egg Hunt - Addition and Subtraction

CSI: Easter Egg Hunt - Addition and Subtraction

This STEM CSI investigation is themed around an Easter Egg Hunt. It is the perfect activity for Easter, but can be used all year round. This activity will engage students by taking them on a journey to solve 10 and 100 addition and subtraction puzzles . Students narrow down the suspects by completing the activities and marking them off from the suspect list until one person is left. Answer sheets are included Please remember to follow me. Enjoy
Kiwilander
Number Bonds to Ten Song For KS1

Number Bonds to Ten Song For KS1

Here is a link to a song that I wrote and performed about number bonds to ten. In line with the new mastery maths , the accompanying video shows, using Numicon, the various ways of making ten and their equivalence. The song also uses rhyming couplets to facilitate the children remembering the number bond pairs. Lyrics are included in the video for a singalong! The song is also available on iTunes to buy and to stream on Spotify, Amazon etc, if you cant get to a computer for YouTube.
MRLarke
Basic Subtraction Facts Evaluations

Basic Subtraction Facts Evaluations

Are your students working on their mastery of basic subtraction facts? Are you looking for a low prep, printer friendly, very quick set of evaluations for your students? I’ve got you covered! These low prep, printer friendly subtraction evaluations are the perfect way to assess your students’ mastery of their basic subtraction facts. Designed with fun in mind, each page has 1 math related joke as well as whimsy artwork to make these evaluations feel like fun for your students to complete! This unit includes the following items to use in your classroom: 1 page subtraction evaluations for numbers 1-10 Horizontal equations 4 pages of mixed evaluations Answer key for the jokes on each page. Should you have any questions or comments about this product, feel free to email me at Have a great day!
missmonica1