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.
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.
Go and explore with Explorify!
Have a go at some of these activities on the Explorify website. You can create an account for free and have access to many different science based activities to try at home.