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Year 5 Key Knowledge and Vocabulary on Earth and Space

Ideas for Science Home Learning


- Create a poster displaying your knowledge of Earth and Space 


-Create a video blog to demonstrate your Earth and Space knowledge 


-Research the phases of the moon and display the phases in a creative way (Oreos work well)! 


- Create a model of the solar system 


-Create a news report (paper or video) based on the Apollo 11 landing on the moon 


-Create a fact file all about the planets in the solar system 



Design Your Own Experiment

Plan an investigation like you would at school:

- Come up with a questions to answer, eg, 'How Do Shadow Lengths Change During The Day'

- Make a prediction, eg, 'I predict that shadows will get longer as the day goes on

- List the variables/things to keep the same, eg, 'Measure in the same place using the same object, but change the time by measuring every hour'

- List equipment, eg, 'Measuring tape, stick to form a shadow'

- Results could be in a table

- Conclusion, eg, 'The results show that the later we measured...'