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Year Two Science for Learning at Home Activity  (Autumn Two)

This term our learning objectives are;

 

Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different  habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants and how they depend on each other.

 

Identify how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.

 

Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals for survival (water, food, air)

 

Asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways, observing closely, using simple equipment

 

 

ACTIVITY

Follow the link below to reinforce your knowledge of food chains.  Then take the quiz to see how much you have remembered.

If you want to make your own model food chain at home, I would love to see what you produce.  Send in any photographs you take of your Science work to the school office FAO Ms Hollowbread.  There will be Science stickers and certificates up for grabs for all those who take part.  Have fun!

Year Two Science Activity for Home Learning (Autumn One)

This term our learning objectives are;

 

Identify and compare the uses of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.

 

Observe closely using simple equipment.

 

Perform simple tests.

 

Use observations and ideas to suggest answers to simple questions.

ACTVITY

 

Using the skills you acquired from making and testing your bridges now investigate  ...

What makes the best kite?

Should it be flat or does a cylinder kite work too?

Which material is the best?

Make a kite and take it out on a walk on a windy day to test it.  Take some photographs and share them with Ms Hollowbread (Sunnymede Science Lead) You can send them to me via the Sunnymede Office e-mail.  I'd love to see your designs in action.

Year Two Science Activity for Home Learning (Summer Two)

This term your learning objectives are;

Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring that grow into adults.  Find out and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food, air).  Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different kinds of food and hygiene.

From the British Nutrition Foundation, these resources help children across the primary phase to name foods in different food groups and to explain that we need to eat from a range of food groups in order to be healthy.

These activities help children to recognise and name foods in different food groups. They begin to explain that we need to eat from a range of food groups in order to be healthy. Children are also encouraged to carry out a class/family survey to find out how much water they drink each day.

Year Two Science Activity for Home Learning (Summer One)

This term your learning objectives are to:

 

Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kind of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other.

 

Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats.

 

 

 

Human and Animal Habitats

These resources are published by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and explore human and animal habitats by considering different environments and the animals that live there. The resource develops students' understanding of adaptations for survival in a range of different habitats.

Antarctic

  • Desert
  • Savannah grassland
  • Temperate farmland
  • Temperate forest
  • Temperate pond
  • Sea
  • Tropical rainforest

 

Click on the link below to access these resources.


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