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Science Home Learning Challenges

Welcome to the science page, below we will post challenges for you to complete during home learning. There will be a range of ideas and activities for you to complete. You do just what you can. Then you can email your responses to the challenges to teacher@stceciliascjs.co.uk and put your teacher's name and class name in the subject box.

Good luck and have fun!

Science Challenge 4

Do you remember when a scientist visited our school?

The Scouse Scientist has a YouTube channel now and is making videos for activities for you to try at home! There are lots of interesting ideas, including one all about DNA!

Check it out!

Science Challenge 3

This challenge relates to the human body. The STEM learning website has great lessons on the human body. You should visit the lessons on the teeth as there is going to be a science challenge linked to this learning.

The worksheets to go with the video are below too. Download and print these first if you can. Don't worry if not, you can just use pencil and paper.

Once you have visited the learning lessons have a go at making a digestive system, Year 4 could try to recreate their lesson from school! Do you remember which one?

Have fun!

Science Challenge 2

This challenge was learning about the human body. This is inspired by Abigail from Year 3. She has created ten questions that have been turned into a Kahoot quiz for you to try! We know you love your quizzes!

The results of the quiz are in the link below. Well done to everyone who took part!

Learn about animals that are vertebrates or invertebrates. BBC Bitesize has great lessons on the human body.

Science Challenge 1

This week's challenge is to create a shadow puppet theatre and investigate light and shadows.

The topic this week is light. A science topic for Year 3 and Year 6 but of course any year can try this challenge. We want to see you all take part in the challenge!

 

You can follow the make it challenge on Maddie's YouTube page in the link is below.

There will also be some examples posted below for you to check out.

Email in what you have made and learnt to the teacher's email address - teacher@stceciliascjs.co.uk

Put your teacher's name and class in the subject box.

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Science Learning from Home Gallery

Browse through these photos of children's work completed at home.

Vision Statement

At St. Cecilia’s we believe that teaching and learning in Science should stimulate and excite children’s curiosity about the world they live in.

Science is taught following the year specific milestones (drawn from the National Curriculum programme of studies) and through our question-based planning. We think that Science is exciting and we provide children with the first-hand experiences in order to develop enquiring minds, learning how to question and talk about science using a rich varied scientific vocabulary.

When teaching science at St Cecilia’s we want our children to look at the world as a scientist, which means:

To ask questions about the world they live in and to make simple predictions about what might happen if…

To be able to use observations to sort and measure things.

To record their findings in drawings, words, tables and charts.

To say why certain things happened and to give reason for their results.

To have a working knowledge of science so that they can apply it to everyday life.

To make use of ICT, writing, reading and maths skills in their investigations.

To learn to carry out investigations safely.

To develop independence working scientifically.

Science Progression Mapping

Science Overview

Year 3 Nature Walk #StCeciliasSTEM

Year 3 went on a nature walk, an activity from British Science Week. We searched for animals, insects and plants, making careful observations and drew or wrote what we saw. We have been celebrating all thing STEM!

Studying the Fossilization Process

Children in year 3 have been following the process to recreate fossils. It’s a process that takes millions of years. We used dinosaur toys to create ours.

Pupil Voice

What our pupil's think about science at St Cecilia's.

 

Darcy - "I really like science, it's fun to investigate and find things out!"

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