Research the development of boats and ships, changes in their power sources, changing length of voyages, the history of regattas and the life of seafarers. Paint, make sketches, write journal entries, use code and write ship telegrams. Carry out floating and sinking experiments, construct boats and finally put on a regatta with sandwiches and prizes!
Block F:Boats And Ships
Main outcomes:History and D&T
Other outcomes:Science, English, Maths and Art
By the end of this block you will have achieved the following outcomes:
Understand historical concepts such as continuity and change.
Identify similarities and differences between ways of life in different periods.
Learn about events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.
Learn about changes in living memory.
Explore and use mechanisms in their products.
Design purposeful, functional, appealing products based on design criteria.
Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks.
Select from and use a wide range of materials and components according to their characteristics.
Observe closely, using simple equipment.
Perform simple tests.
Use observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
Write for different purposes.
Use simple connectives to join clauses.
Recognise and use language relating to dates, including weeks, months and years.
Compare intervals of time.
Use place value and number facts to solve problems.
You will need: Tubs of water; Floating bath toy; Metal object, same size as bath toy; Modelling clay; Scales; Table salt; Whole, uncooked eggs; Digital cameras; Range of small objects of varying buoyancy.
Provided: How Do They Move?; Pictogram Images; Pictogram Grid.
You will need: A3 paper; Scissors; Glue; Tubs of water; Balloons; Pens; Bendy straws; Thin rubber bands; Tape; Styrofoam containers; Markers; Rulers; Thick card, Electrical tape; Corks; Coloured paper; Toothpicks; Beads; Small screwdriver; Cutting mat.
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