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22.2.21

Fearsome Forces

Our topic this half term is Fearsome Forces. We will be looking at and finding out about Volcanoes and Earthquakes.

Lesson 1

Before you begin to find out more complete the blue task - What you think you already know.

After you have completed the blue task use the powerpoint and included video links to find out more about the Earth's layers before completing the worksheet.

 

Now have a go at this comprehension to see how much you've learned. Answers are included.

Lesson 2

Let's now investigate how movement of the Earth's plates can cause earthquakes and create volcanoes.  Using the powerpoint, included video links and if available Oreo biscuits find out about the Earth's plates and their movements. Then record your findings on the worksheet.

3.2.21

Activity 1

Use the information in the power point below to find out about Mummification and why it was so important to the Ancient Egyptians. The activity is explained in the power point and includes clips to help you find out more. 

Activity 2

Use the information in the power point below to find out about pyramids  Why were they built? How  were  they built?  Why were they were so important to the Ancient Egyptians? The activity is explained in the power point and includes clips to help you find out more.

20.1.21

Activity 1

Use the sources in the power point below to work out what daily life was like for the Ancient Egyptians. The activity is explained in the power point and includes clips to help you find out more. 

Activity 2

Use the power point and the information sheet below, as well as any research you would like to carry out, to create a fact file about why the Nile River was so important to the Ancient Egyptians.

6.1.21

 

Task 1:

Before you begin, can you answer any of these questions?

 

  • Where is Egypt?
  • Which continent is it in?
  • What do you know about Africa?
  • What do you know about Egypt?

 

Now look through the information powerpoint to find out more about Egypt.

Then use google earth, online atlas or atlases to locate Egypt on a map.

On your worksheet 'map to complete' first label the Uk and Egypt in the top map.

Next, label Egypt and it’s neighbouring countries on the second map.

Now also label Egypt's capital city - Cairo.

Can you draw on and label the Nile Rive?

 

Challenge – tell an adult 3 things that you have found out about Egypt.

Task 2:

Use the images of the atlas page in the power point below to help you answer the questions about the geography of Egypt in the second power point. We can't wait to see what you find out! 

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