Skeletal and Muscular System
This term is all about investigating. We will be exploring what a fair test is and how we conduct these. We will be having hands on experiences observing, measuring, predicting and concluding.
❇ MEMORABLE MOMENT
Hands on experience during all investigations.
We will be exploring food and stopping our joints from moving freely whilst completing simple tasks.
️✏️ WRITING OPPORTUNITIES
Completing our investigation booklets.
🌳 LEARNING OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM
Movement on the playground exploring joints and muscles in our bodies.
Unit Sequence: Learning Intentions
Gather and record findings in a variety of ways
Set up and carry out some simple, comparative and fair tests, making predictions for what might happen
Identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement. - 3 lessons
Identify and group animals that have no skeleton, an internal skeleton (endoskeleton) and an external skeleton (exoskeleton).
Scientific Enquiry: Investigations
What are our joints for?
Research major bones in the human body.
Explore what happens when their joints are obstructed.
Which is the fattiest food?
Explore how to set up a simple, comparative test.
Record results in a simple table.
🏁 BIG FINISH
Each investigation comes to its own conclusion.
📖 FOCUS TEXT(S)