February 2, 2016

Episode 4: Circus



Behind the scenes at the Moscow State Circus, we learn about potential and kinetic energy, balance and forces and the chemistry of glue. Watch more episodes here!

TEACHERS TIPS 

Subject: Science

Strand Unit: Living Things/Human Life

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • explore and investigate how people move
  • become aware of the names and structure of some of the body’s major external and internal organs

Class: 5th & 6th

  • develop a simple understanding of the structure of some of the body’s major internal and external organs

Data Analysis

Subject: Maths

Strand Unit: Data/Representing & Interpreting Data

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • use data sets to solve and complete practical tasks and problems

Class: 5th & 6th

  • use data sets to solve problems
  • explore and calculate averages of simple data sets
  • compile and use simple data sets

Power, Transfer of Energy

Subject: Science

Strand Unit: Energy & Forces/Magnetism & Electricity

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • learn about electrical energy
  • investigate current electricity by constructing simple circuits

Class: 5th & 6th

  • learn about electrical energy
  • investigate current electricity by constructing simple circuits

Forces & Gravity

Subject: Science

Strand Unit: Energy & Forces/Forces

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • investigate falling object
  • explore how objects may be moved
  • explore the effect of friction on movement through experimenting with toys and objects on various surfaces

Class: 5th & 6th

  • identify and explore how objects and materials may be moved
  • come to appreciate that gravity is a force
  • become aware that objects have weight because of the pull of gravity
  • explore how levers may be used to help lift different objects
 

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