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New North Academy

Year 6 - Learning @ Home

 

Monday 4th January

Writing

You hear a noise outside. It is in the middle of the night, You ignore it, but then the noise gets louder! The curiosity takes over you. As you take a peep behind your curtains, you realise you are staring at a giant, metal spaceship. Neon lights flickering on and off. Aliens? When you rub your eyes in disbelief, you realise you are not dreaming. This is happening and the main alien himself Mr Zayg wants you! You climb onboard and even though you are nervous, you are about to have the best journey ever!

An Alien Spaceship In our Garden - Peirene Press

Write a space story. Think about these questions: Who did you meet? Where did you go? How did you feel? What did you do on the shapeship?

 

Geography and Maths:

Research temperature in London and at least 4 other cities around the world. What are the highest and lowest temperatures? Calculate the difference in temperature between the two places each month. Which city has the biggest temperature difference? make a graph or chart to show your findings.

 

Science 

Make some Ooblek. Oobleck isn’t a liquid or a solid, it’s a non-Newtonian fluid. At times, it may seem like a solid or a liquid but it acts differently than a normal solid or liquid. Making oobleck is a great science experiment to show how changes in pressure can change the properties of some materials. 

  • 1 cup cornflour
  • Half cup water
  • A few drops of food colouring optional)

Record your scientific observations using the scientific terms liquid, solid and pressure.

 

Current Events

Watch Newsround - can you write a headline for each article that summarises the key messages?

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