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Summer 2 Project

 

Due in Monday 2nd July 2018

 

  • Find out about famous scientists linked to Light or Electricity. E.g. Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Sir Isaac Newton, etc.
  • Discover what a spectroscope is and make one of your own:
  • Find out what refraction is and carry out an investigation. Take photographs of what you discovered.
  • Any ideas of your own.

Summer Term Project

Due in Monday 21st May 2018

What do you know about The Royal Family?

Ideas for what you could do:

  • Carry out research about Queen Elizabeth I or King Charles II. Present it in any way you like.

  • Create a family tree of our current royal family.

  • Visit Tamworth Castle, Warwick Castle or Boscobel House. Find out which Kings or Queens lived or stayed there. Take photographs of your day out.

  • Find out about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Find out where they are getting married and watch the ceremony on television on Saturday 19th May. Write a recount of their day.

  • Any ideas of your own.

Spring 2 Project

What do you know about forces?

Project due in on Tuesday 27th March

Ideas for what you could do:

  • Carry out research about a famous scientist linked to forces e.g. Sir Isaac Newton. Decide how to present your learning.

  • Look at this website:

    http://www.science-sparks.com/2014/01/29/ideas-for-learning-about-forces/

    Carry out an exciting investigation at home and take photographs of what happened.

  • Find out about different forces e.g. gravity, friction, water resistance, etc. Decide how to present your learning.

  • Any ideas of your own.

Spring 1 2018

Project due in on Monday 12th February

What do you know about conservation and global issues?

Ideas for what you could do:

  • Visit Twycross Zoo or The Sea Life Centre and find out how they support conservation. Take photos of your visit.

  • Carry out research about a charity which supports conservation. Decide how to present your learning.

  • Take photos of the ways your local community is playing its part in conservation e.g. recycling bins, wind farms, solar panels. Create a canvas of photos.

  • Any ideas of your own.

 

Autumn 2 Homework Project Y5

The deadline for this homework project is the 11th December!

 

Find out about a famous scientist linked to ‘Evolution and Inheritance’.

Ideas for what you could do:

  • Find out about Charles Darwin or Alfred Russell Wallace. Create a PowerPoint or written project.
  • Draw a map of Darwin’s trip to the Galapagos Islands and around the world. Create a fact file of what he discovered. 
  • Find out about Mary Anning. Make a fossil and draw a diagram to show how fossils are formed OR Visit the Potteries Museum in Stoke to see some fossils and create a photo montage of your visit. 
  • Any ideas of your own.

Autumn Term 1

 

This term the children are learning about Ancient Egypt. The children have stuck details of the homework project in their planners. 

 

 

What do you know about Ancient Egypt?

Ideas for what you could do:

  • Find out about mummification. Create a Power point or a written project.
  • Compare Egypt today to Egypt in the past. Create a fact file.
  • Draw a map of the River Nile and record key facts.  
  • Make a cartouche with hieroglyphics.
  • Make a collar necklace for a Pharaoh.
  • Any ideas of your own.
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