Well done to all the children who have been awarded with a swimming badge for 5m, 10m and 25m! Also, congratulations to the children who achieved their puffin award or their stage 1 swimming level.
We have been learning to tell the time to the nearest minute on analogue and digital clocks. Some of us created our own time games and we had lots of fun playing them:
At home, you can play the time games on Active Learn. You may also like to play these:
In Science, we are learning to describe and label a soil profile.
In Science, we are learning about volcanoes. To find out about volcanoes, click here:
There is a band on the earth’s surface around the Pacific Ocean called ‘The Ring of Fire’ where over half of the world’s volcanoes can be found. Why do chn think it is called the Ring of Fire? To find out which volcanoes are currently active visit http://www.volcanolive.com/news.html.
There are webcams at various volcano sites. See http://www.volcanolive.com/volcanocams.html
Build your own virtual volcano and watch it erupt at http://kids.discovery.com/games/build-play/volcano-explorer
Visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/int/geog/envhaz/flash/volcanoes/index.shtml and study the volcanic eruption on the island of Montserrat. Go through the sections in order: Cause, Impact, Prediction, Action.
Other useful Websites http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/mountains/volcanoes.htm Description of volcanoes http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htm Some helpful animations http://www.kids-fun-science.com/ring-of-fire-volcanoes.html Ring of fire volcanoes http://www.volcanolive.com/index.html News, photographs and webcams http://www.geography4kids.com/files/earth_volcano.html Description of different types of volcanoes & lava http://www.kidscosmos.org/mars/kids/kids_volcanoes_types.php Types of volcanoes http://science-at-home.org/more-about-volcanoes/ Interesting facts http://library.thinkquest.org/17457/volcanoes/erupt.php Volcanic eruptions http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/find_out/guides/tech/volcanoes/newsid_1768000/1768595.stm Newsround information
We are learning about the rock cycle and different types of rocks. Click on this link for a video and a quiz about the rock cycle:
Click on this link for an interactive version on the rock cycle:
Now build your own rock collection: