Spring Term - Topic 1

 

 

Mini Worlds

The focus for this part of the term is science and computing.

The children will  start the term with a trip to Chester zoo. They will be focusing on animals and their different habitats. They will be using digital technology to record and store information about those animal and their habitats.

  • Learning objectives

  • To identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.

    To explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive.

    To identify that most living things live in habitats and micro-habitats to which they are suited.

    To describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants.

    To describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals.

    To use the idea of a simple food chain.

    To identify and name different sources of food.

     

    Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

    Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.

    Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.

 

We will also be making connections:

Geography – Understand geographical similarities and differences to our local area

Maths – bar charts, sorting animals,

Art – detail animal drawing

History – significant individuals – who invented the microscope?

Maths – measure – length, cm,mm, density –mg, volume – ml , time - seconds