February 2, 2016

Episode 8: Croke Park



A visit to Croke Park on match day, including features on the Law of the Lever, inertia and blood. Watch more episodes here!

TEACHERS TIPS
Levers

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Energy & Forces/Forces

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • explore how levers may be used to help lift different objects

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Energy & Forces/Forces

Class: 5th & 6th

  • identify and explore how objects and materials may be moved
  • explore how levers may be used to help lift different objects

Data Analysis

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Data/Representing & Interpreting Data

Class: 3rd & 4th

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

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Data/Representing & Interpreting Data

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/ 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

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Energy & Forces/Forces

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

Weight

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Measures/Weight

Class: 5th & 6th

  • rename measures of weight
  • estimate and measure weight using appropriate metric units

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Energy & Forces/Forces

Class: 5th & 6th

  • become aware that objects have weight because of the pull of gravity

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Measures/Time

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • estimate, compare, measure and record the weight of a wide variety of objects using appropriate metric units (kg, g) and selecting suitable instruments of measurement

Liquid

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Materials/Materials & Change

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • explore the effects of heating and cooling on a range of solids, liquids and gases
  • investigate how a wide range of materials may be changed by mixing
  • recognise that materials can be in solid, liquid or gas form

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Materials/Materials & Change

Class: 5th & 6th

  • explore the effects of heating and cooling on a range of solids, liquids and gases
  • investigate how a wide range of materials may be changed by mixing
  • recognise that materials can be in solid, liquid or gas form

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Materials/Properties & Characteristics of Materials

Class: 5th & 6th

  • recognise that materials can be solid, liquid or gaseous

Area – Square Metres

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Measures/Area

Class: 4th

  • estimate, compare and measure the area of regular and irregular shapes

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Measures/Area

Class: 5th

  • discover that the area of a rectangle is length by breadth
  • calculate area using square centimetres and square metres

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Measures/Area

Class: 6th

  • identify the relationship between square metres and square centimetres
  • calculate area using acres and hectares

Distance

Subject: Geography

Strand/ Strand Unit: Natural Environments/The Local Natural Environment

Class: 3rd & 4th

  • estimate distances and establish cardinal directions during the exploration of these features

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Measures/Length

Class: 5th

  • select and use appropriate instruments of measurement
  • estimate and measure length using appropriate metric units

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Measures/Length

Class: 6th

  • explore the relationship between time, distance and average speed

Angles

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Shape & Space/Lines & Angles

Class: 3rd, 4th & 5th

  • draw, discuss and describe intersecting lines and their angles
  • classify angles as greater than, less than or equal to a right angle
  • solve problems involving lines and angles

Subject: Maths

Strand/ Strand Unit: Shape & Space/Lines & Angles

Class: 6th

  • explore the sum of the angles in a quadrilateral
  • estimate, measure and construct angles in degrees
  • recognise angles in terms of a rotation
  • recognise, classify and describe angles and relate angles to shape

Satellites

Subject: Science

Strand/ Strand Unit: Environmental Awareness & Care/Science and the Environment

Class: 5th & 6th

  • examine some ways that science and technology have contributed positively to the use of the Earth’s resources
 

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