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Science - May the Force Be With You

 

  • Design a fact sheet or poster all about forces;
  • Produce a booklet for a year 2 pupil explaining the different forces in the world;
  • Use the glossary to design your own forces glossary;
  • Investigate how levers work;
  • Watch the video on the science of bike gears and explain which gear combination you think would result in slow and steady and which would result in fast and less controlled;

STEM activities to try at home

 

Here are some great science activities that you could try with your child at home. There are ten different activities to choose from that cover a range of scientific topics.

 

https://www.stem.org.uk/system/files/elibrary-resources/2020/05/07_Starters%20for%20STEM_04%20May.pdf

Gear Basics

Purchase: http://hilaroad.com/video This video resource is designed to provide a basic introduction to gears suitable for grades 4 to 9. Gear rotation, gear ...

Useful Weblinks

 

Meteorite landing from https://vimeo.com
Forces, friction and gravity - watch to 2:00 from Teachers TV on https://www.youtube.com
Word Glossary from https://web.archive.org
Gravity - watch to 1:37 from www.bbc.co.uk

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/forces_action.shtml 

Forces, friction and gravity 5:00 – 8:20 from Teachers TV on https://www.youtube.com
Umbrella to parachute from www.bbc.co.uk
Air resistance from www.bbc.co.uk 

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/physics/gears.html - Gears - to 9:00

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/video/2015/jul/16/tour-de-france-2015-stage-12-video-highlights   - Tour de France - to 2:00. 

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