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What is a force?

What holds us on the ground?

How are we able to jump up and down?

How does a car move or an aeroplane fly?

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PLANTS AND OTHER LIVING THINGS

SPACE 

This term we are learning all about space. 

We have made up mnemonics to help us remember the names of the planets. 

Can you make up your own? 

 

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The effects of heating and cooling.

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LIFE PROCESSES

In Science, we have been studying all about living things and what makes them special.

DID YOU KNOW THAT IN ORDER FOR SOMETHING TO BE CLASSED AS LIVING THEN IT HAS TO DO ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SEVEN THINGS:​

  • Movement
  • Reproduction
  • Sensitive
  • Nutrition
  • Excrete
  • Respire
  • Grow 
NEW SCIENCE TOPIC STARTING SOON!!
Are you loving the brighter mornings and the longer evenings? We have been studying the sunrise and sunset times of Liverpool and are now able t explain why this happens at different times each day. We have been looking the seasons of the year and interesting facts about the moon. Ask us about the different shapes of the moon that we can see.
Have you ever wondered why we have day and night? What creates the light and the dark? Why does the sun appear to move across the sky?

Well wonder no more because 5D have the answers. We have been investigating why this happens and we started with the fact that the sun doesn't move. We used globes, blu tac and torches to try and explain how night and day happen. Here is our theory:

The Sun does not move but in fact it is us on Planet Earth that moves! Don't worry- you cant feel it.

As we rotate on our axis we are passing the sun. So the part of the earth that is facing the sun is in daylight and the part that is facing away, is in darkness, or night time.

Ask us to show you if you're still not sure.

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We have been studying our Solar System.

The planets in our Solar System are:

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto (dwarf planet.)

This week our task was to create a mnemonic to help us remember the order of the planets from the Sun. Here are some we made up:

Jamie: My Very Evil Minatare Jaguar Swallowed Up Nan's Pug

Alex: Mighty Venus Educates My Jolly Sister Unless Nothing Participates

Kelly: My Very Educated Mother Just Speeds Up Never Playing

Libby: My Very Earthlike Mind Just Sleeps Unlike Newly-discovered Puppies

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Our Science targets for this term

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