This half term our science topic is "plants and animals." We have touched on plants before in the Autumn term so this will be a good chance for the children to recap their learning. Below are a selection of possible activities you may want to complete, or if you would prefer to carry out your own research this would also be great.
- Draw and label parts of a plant.
- Learn about what a plant needs to grow.
- Plant your own plant.
- Carry out a plant survey in your local area - Look at different environments eg shady areas, walked on areas, sunny areas, overgrown areas. What types of plants grow in each area?
- Create a lifecycle of a seed/ bean.
- Research the word "photosynthesis" and explain what it means.
- Look into different habitats and what animals and plants can be found there.
- Look into how animals adapt to live in different environments for example camels and deserts and polar bears and cold climates.
- Draw/ paint pictures of animals and their young can you name the young for example cow and calf.
- Create a food chain to show who eats who.
- Research the following words Carnivore, omnivore and herbivore, can you find out animals that fall into each of the categories.
- Research the 7 life processes.
- Learn the names of the bones in a human body, can you create a moveable skeleton?
- Create an animal shelter or bug hotel and collect data on which types of animals use it.