# Term 2 Week 3: Science (Forces) L2

This week in science we will be conducting the first in a series of experiments on forces. If you would like to continue to experiment at home watch the following film clip and follow the steps below.

Lesson Goal: I can investigate and explain how objects move.

Application: Depending on what materials you have at home try one, or more, of the following experiments listed below. click on the title to download a pdf with the experiment and list of materials.

You can use the following work sheet to record your experiment, or simply write onto a sheet of spare paper:

scientific method recording sheet_Movement, Direction, Shape

Before experimenting record on your worksheet:

• Hypothesis: I think this will happen because…
• Briefly record what the experiment is.

After conducting the experiment record:

• Results: I observed… I recorded…

After the experiment record:

• Conclusion: I predicted… I observed… This is because…

New Information:
Watch the following clips:

Goal Reflection:
Go back to the notes you took from the experiments and the new information you gained and complete the following:
I understand force is ……….
I observed this in the experiment where ……….
This happened because ……….

# Term 2 Week 3: Science (Forces) L1

Lesson Goal:

I understand the steps of the science method.

New Information:

The steps of the scientific method are:

2. Make a hypothesis (an idea or explanation that you then test).
3. Test the hypothesis with an experiment, recording observations and results.
4. Analyze (to examine carefully and in detail) the results of the experiment.
5. Draw a conclusion.
6. Communicate results.

You can use these steps to answer many questions in everyday life. If you can ask the question, you can apply the scientific method to answer it. You could set up an experiment to answer the question – What is the fastest route from my house to school?

 Here’s an example of how you could set up the first experiment
 Question: What is the fastest route from my home to school? Hypothesis: Taking Smith Street to High Street to avoid the light on Puckle Avenue is the fastest route to school. Experiment: Drive to school at the same time each day at the same speed, taking different routes. Make sure to include the hypothesis route, record the time for each route. Analysis: Analyze the different route times, selecting the fastest. Conclusion: Determine whether your route hypothesis was correct. Discussion: Share the results of your test to help others get to school on time.

Application:

• What is the warmest part of my house?
• What breakfast gives me the most energy in PE class?
• What time of day do I feel most awake?

Extension – Come up with your own question.

# Thursday 28/10/21 – Science

Learning Goal: I can conduct an investigation.

First, we know STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.

We understand when we work on science investigations we often need other skills such as technology, engineering, art and maths.

For today’s STEAM activities you will need to use think like an engineer.

“Scientists investigate what is; they discover new knowledge in the universe by peering into the unknown. Engineers design and create what has never existed before.”

Next, choose one of the investigations below:

 Task PDF Leaning Tower of Pasta Have you ever wondered how really tall buildings don’t fall down when wind hits them? Engineers work with architects and scientists to understand what makes materials break, and then use what they learn to design strong structures. Today, you will have the opportunity to figure out how to make a strong structure. Leaning Tower of Pasta Invent a Backscratcher Being able to recognize a problem and design a potential solution is the first step in the creating new and useful products. In this activity, you will create devices to scratch an itch you can’t reach. Invent a Backscratcher Static Cling In this hands-on activity, you will explore the phenomenon of static electricity. Static Cling

Then, if you are interested, and have time, you might like to do the other investigations.

Finally, don’t forget to record any notes, results, images or understandings onto your OneNote.

# Thursday 28/10/21 – Mindfulness

Learning Goal: I can practice mindfulness.

Today we’d like you to practice 5 short mindful activities. You may find it helpful to do them in the order presented.

First, set a timer for one minute (could be a digital timer or a sand timer). Sit in a comfortable position and for 1 minute feel your breath move in and out of your body.

Next, put your hand in front of your nose, sideways with your thumb resting against your nose. You close your eyes, say ‘shhh’ and do the 5s’s- sit up straight, sit still, soft breathing and eyes shut.

Then, standing up, tense your whole body, making your hands up into a fist, tighten your legs straight and arms down. Feel the tension in your body and release it, wiggle it out, what do you notice? Repeat.

Next, for about a minute run on the spot, jump or hop. Put your hand on your chest afterwards, can you feel your heart beating? What do you notice?

Finally, for your next snack or meal, try to close your eyes and bring a piece of food to your nose, in your hand or on a fork or spoon. What do you notice?

# Wednesday 20/10/21 – Science

Learning Goal: I can conduct a science experiment.

On Monday we discussed that there are four main areas of science. They are Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth and Space Sciences. Today’s activities will help develop your understanding of Chemistry.

First, choose one of the activities below:

 Pepper & Surface Tension Pepper & Surface Tension Pen Chromatography Pen Chromatography Lemon Juice And Tea Colour Change Lemon Juice And Tea Colour Change Create A Naked Egg Create A Naked Egg

Now, once you have read though what is required conduct the experiment.

Then, if you are interested, and have time, you might like to do the other investigations.

Finally, don’t forget to record any notes, results, images or understandings onto your OneNote.

# Monday 18/10/21 – Science

Learning Goal: I can conduct a science experiment.

Last week we looked at the word STEAM. Which we now know stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.

This week we are going to look at the four main areas of science. They are Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Earth and Space Sciences.

First, today’s activities develop your understanding of the human body. This is a branch of science called Biology.

In the experiments below, you can explore how we taste different flavours, a key fault with our eyes and what blood is made of.

Next, choose one of the activities below:

 Test Your Taste Buds Sweet, sour, salty bitter. How do we know what is what? Test Your Taste Buds Find Your Blind Spot  Did you know the structure of the eye has a built in fault. Find Your Blind Spot Make Tasty Blood. Do you know what blood is made  of? Make Tasty Blood

Then, if you are interested, and have time, you might like to do the other investigations.

Finally, don’t forget to record any notes, results, images or understandings onto your OneNote.

# Wednesday 13/10/11 – Science

Learning Goal: I can conduct a scientific investigation.

First, as mentioned on Monday, we know STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.

We know when we work on science investigations we often need other skills such as technology, engineering, art and maths.

This week you have been given a range STEAM activities that involve two or more of these groups of skills.

For today’s first STEAM activity you will need to use some simple mathematician skills. It also asks you to think like an engineer and as an artist come up with some possible solutions.

Next, choose one of the investigations below:

 Task PDF Do You Have the Strength? How strong do you think your heart is? How hard does it need to pump to push blood throughout your body? You may want someone to join you in this experiment. Do You Have the Strength Just Breathe: Creating Model Working Lungs Engineers use models to study complicated processes and better understand them. In this activity, you will act like engineers by building models of the lungs in order to study the breathing process and what happens when you breathe in and out. Just Breathe Creating Model Working Lungs

Then, if you are interested, and have time, you might like to do the other investigations.

Finally, don’t forget to record any notes, results, images or understandings onto your OneNote.

# Monday 11/10/21 – Science

Learning Goal: I can conduct a scientific investigation.

First, think about the word STEAM. Do you know what it means?

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.

When we work on science investigations we often need other skills such as technology, engineering, art and maths.

This week you will be given a range STEAM activities that involve two or more of these groups of skills.

For today’s first STEAM activity you will need to use some simple mathematician skills.

Next, choose one of the investigations below:

 Task PDF Dripping Wet or Dry as a Bone? Humidity is when the amount of moisture, water, in the air. Investigate what happens when you increase the amount of moisture. Dripping Wet or Dry as a Bone Turning the Air Upside Down This easy science experiment explores how heavy is air and how much space does it take up. Can you change how much space air needs? Turning the Air Upside Down

Then, if you are interested, and have time, you might like to do the other investigations.

Finally, don’t forget to record any notes, results, images or understandings onto your OneNote.

# Wednesday 06/10/21 – Science

Learning Goal: I can explore my Engineering skills.

Today we will focus on the in STEAM: Engineering.

First, we know STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.

When we work on science investigations we often need other skills such as technology, engineering, art and maths.

For today’s STEAM activities you will have an opportunity to practise some of your Engineering skills.

Next, choose one of the investigations below (depending on what materials you have at home).

Investigation A: materials (you only need some of these, not all, just whatever you may have available):

• Icey pole sticks, pencils, books, playing cards, pick up sticks or straws
• Pegs, binder clips or paper clips, blu tack, rubber bands or hair ties
 Challenge #1: Build a structure that can support the most possible weight. Challenge #2: Build the tallest structure. Challenge #3: Build the tallest structure with the fewest parts. Challenge #4: What can you build with triangles? Challenge #5: Build a domino chain.

The images are only an example, can you come up with your own solutions?:

Investigation B: materials (you only need some of these, not all, just whatever you may have available):

• Icey pole sticks, pencils, books, playing cards, pick up sticks or straws
• Wooden cubes, Lego blocksdice or sugar cubes
• Plastic/paper cups
 Challenge #1: Build a structure with one cube as the base. Yes, just one cube! Challenge #2: Using any size base, build the tallest possible structure. Challenge #3: Feats of Balance. Make something stick out in an impressive way! Challenge #4: What can you build with just one cup as the base? Bonus Challenge: Build a chain reaction!

The images are only an example, can you come up with your own solutions?:

Then, if you are interested, and have time, you might like to do one of the other investigations.

Finally, don’t forget to record any notes, results, images or understandings onto your OneNote.

# Monday 04/10/21 – Science

Learning Goal: I can conduct a scientific investigation.

First, think about the word STEAM. Do you know what it means?

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths.

When we work on science investigations we often need other skills such as technology, engineering, art and maths.

This week you will be given a range STEAM activities that involve two or more of these groups of skills.

For today’s STEAM activities you will need to think like a scientist.

Next, choose one of the investigations below:

 Task PDF Apple Oxidation What works best for keeping an apple from turning brown? Test to find out! Slice up an apple, and let each slice soak in a different liquid. Then take them out, lay them on a tray, and check the brownness after three minutes, six minutes, and so on. Apple Oxidation Science Experiment Instant Ice This easy science experiment requires very few supplies but has a big impact. All you’ll have to do is pour liquid water and watch it magically turn into ice before your eyes! Instant Ice Science Experiment Water In A Bag Pencil Experiment Check out this really cool water experiment. All you need are a few simple supplies to get started and this is one experiment that you can try over and over again. Water In A Bag Pencil Science Experiment

Then, if you are interested, and have time, you might like to do one of the other investigations.

Finally, don’t forget to record any notes, results, images or understandings onto your OneNote.