February 2, 2016

Episode 2: Theme Park



The Insiders use roller coasters to explain forces and gravity. Plus the science of digestion and vomit! Watch more episodes here!

TEACHERS TIPS

Heart Rate
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

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

Forces & Gravity
Subject: Science
Strand Unit: Energy & Forces/Forces

Class: 3rd & 4th
• investigate falling objects
• 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

The Digestive System
Subject: Science
Strand Unit: Living Things/Human Life/Human Life Processes

Class: 3rd & 4th
• develop an awareness of the importance of food for energy and growth
Class: 5th & 6th
• develop a simple understanding of food and nutrition

 

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