DISCOVERY ESPRESSO HOME LEARNING ROUTE - THE THREE LITTLE PIGS HOUSE -MATERIALS
Investigate the properties and suitability of materials to design the perfect house for the three little pigs.
DISCOVERY ESPRESSO HOME LEARNING ROUTE - PET DETECTIVE - ANIMALS
Design your own ideal pet! Explore different groups of animals and their body parts, then draw your pet and describe it.
DISCOVERY ESPRESSO HOME LEARNING ROUTE - EATING PLANTS
Learn about the different parts of a plant and find out which of them we eat. Design your own meal of tasty fruits and vegetables.
Open the document and click on the link to access your home learning route (you will need your Discovery Espresso log on details). FOllow the sequence of learning at the top of the screen to complete your tasks.
Online Scientific Games.
STEM ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO AT HOME
Starters for STEM are 10 activities that parents can use at home to help children develop their science, technology, engineering and maths skills. These activities are easy to resource and provide children with the stimulus to talk about the world around them. If you see a link, you can explore how to extend these activities, you will need to sign up, for free, to access these materials.
Do Try This at Home:
This set of twelve colourful postcards provides hands on activities which link to the topics of electricity, sound, forces, and changes of state. Ideal for practical activities you can do at home using everyday materials you will probably find in your home.
The mini-investigations are fun to do and get children thinking about the concepts involved. Two cartoon characters, Marvin and Milo demonstrate the fun experiments. They include: Alka -Seltzer rockets, magic balloon, making a lava lamp, musical coat hanger, making a foil boat and many more.
Remote Science Lessons.
Taking part in these lessons is simple - children first watch and make notes on the video. Parents/carers can then download the worksheets and invite children to complete each of the activities provided, referring back to the video as they go. The accompanying live Q&A sessions* provide the opportunity to ask questions and go through the answers to the worksheets.