Year 6 Learning Log

Year 6 Spring Term 1

Fairgrounds- history, ride design, adverts and how rides work.

  • Science covered in this topic:
  • Electricity
  • Light
  • Sound
  • Forces
  • Magnets and springs

Ø  Levers and pulleys

Websites:

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/nfca/researchandarticles/historyfairs

http://fairground-heritage.org.uk/learning/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zj44jxs

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

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

Other BBC bitesize KS2 science pages.

http://www.technologytom.com/html/fairground_rides.html

http://fairground-heritage.org.uk/learning/fairground-art/

http://www.hometrainingtools.com/a/amusement-park-physics/

Videos:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2monVkCkX4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGjxfx8sy6s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKjKTE9FRIk

Suggested Activities:

  • Design a fairground advert
  • Design a fairground ride
  • Design a fairground sign
  • Write a timeline of fairgrounds
  • Explain how forces work in fairground rides.
  • Write a description of being at a fairground or on a ride
  • Mindmaps of the science topics
  • Science diagrams

 

Resources:

Mind map template http://www.mymindmap.net/pdf/Mind_Map_Template_Mulit_Rounded.pdf

Fairground lettering https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/95/ef/ae/95efae96d08fd841e7e0799dc67058c1.jpg

Adjectives list for descriptions http://www.enchantedlearning.com/wordlist/adjectives.shtml

Timeline template https://images.template.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Personal-Health-Budget-Timeline-Template.jpg

Examples of DT fairground rides http://archive.naaidt.org.uk/resources/projects/getimage.html?ImageDirectoryNumber=Image0&Id=71&DontCache=36582&All=3