Let the force be with you- Homework to be handed in on November 18th
Choose 2 or more activities from the grid below. Each task has a point system- like before- which will be added up over the year. Once the points are added up, you are then awarded a homework certificate. Points awarded will be at the teacher’s discretion taking into consideration effort and presentation. Evidence of completion can be recorded in the homework book in text, written confirmation or photographs or posters.
To be handed in on Wednesday 18th November.
Why not create a poster explaining why forces are different on Earth than they are on the moon and even on different planets.
Explore gravity by dropping a selection of objects on the floor – do they always fall? Write a report on your findings
Play fish force on ICT games to test the forces needed to move objects.
Head to the Year Five webpage to follow the link
Find out about Leonardo Da Vinci's work with simple machines. Yes, he was an inventor as well as a painter.
(5 – 8 points)
Choose an activity that you like to do, ie, football, basketball, skipping, gymnastics etc and think about what forces are used whilst doing it. You could have your photograph taken and annotate it.
(9 – 12 points)
Investigate what objects float and sink in the kitchen sink or the bath and find out about Archimedes' principle.
Investigate different shapes of paper aeroplanes and which are most effective; discuss why.
(7 -10 points)
Make a mini-parachute for a teddy. What shape or size is most effective? Show your findings
(10 – 14 points)
Make a simple pinball machine using a cardboard box and ice lolly sticks and explore the science of forces and motion.
(15 – 20 points)
Find out some information about a famous inventor that discovered something about forces and write about them and their discovery.
(5 – 10 points)