Working in groups to create models of the Solar System. Exploring the idea that the Sun, Earth and moon are approximately spherical.
Investigating the movement of the planets in relation to the Sun
Discussing our observations from our Moon Diaries and the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth
Debunking moon myths
We explored gravity by throwing paint bombs and observing what happens to the paint drops. We also discussed unsupported objects always falling to the ground because gravity pulls everything down to the Earth.
Measuring gravity acting on different objects using Newton Meters
Creating bar charts from our results
Investigating how the size of a parachute affects air resistance
Investigating how the shape of a ‘boat’ affects water resistance
Living things and their habitats
Describing how some plants reproduce
Looking at advantages and disadvantages of sexual and asexual reproduction
Exploring the lifecycles of different mammals
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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