Year 3 Learning Log

Autumn 2

Topic – How Does Electricity Work?

 

  • To understand how people coped before electricity
  • To understand what a complete circuit is
  • To understand what electricity is
  • To be able to investigate what materials are the best conductors
  • To be able to make a time line of electrical inventors
  • To understand what a magnet is
  • To be able to understand what a thunderstorm is and what causes it
  • To be able to subtract digits within 10 000 with regrouping
  • To understand what a newspaper report is

 

Please also go over your times tables, especially 2,3,4,5 and 6 tables to 12.

 

Make sure you are reading regularly.

 

 

Autumn 2

Learning Log Links

 

Topic

Bright Sparks – How does electricity work?

 

Websites

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/physical_processes/electrical_circuits/read/1/

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricity.html

http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/science/electrical-circuits/

http://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-electricity

 

http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-thunder-and-lightning/

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0875669.html

 

Thomas Edison

http://www.thomasedison.com

http://www.biography.com/people/thomas-edison-9284349

 

Videos

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsQiVIPy6CA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duVhnEfbTP0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js7Q-r7G9ug

 

Suggested Activities

 

  • Create something that lights up.
  • Make something that people would have used before electricity.
  • Draw a diagram of a circuit.
  • A leaflet on the benefits of electricity.
  • Drawings of a thunderstorm.
  • Poster on what a thunderstorm is.
  • Leaflet/Poster on Thomas Edison.
  • What would you create using electricity?

 

R.E

Do Fame and Christian Faiths go together?

 

Suggested Activities

  • Compare the qualities of being a Christian and a famous person
  • Make a collage of a famous Christian and explain why they are famous and a Christian