Thursday, 18 May 2017

A water cycle game

Do you want to play a water cycle game?



Drag the words or phrases to the boxes.

Groundwater

Groundwater is water found below the earth's surface. Groundwater forms when the ground absorbs precipitation. It travels through porous rock:


Porous rock with holes.


Impermeable rocks:


To access groundwater using a well  you need to know where the water table is.


Watch a video about groundwater :




Wednesday, 17 May 2017

More about the Solar System

Put the planets in order from the Sun:



See how the Earth and Moon move around the Sun:


Tuesday, 16 May 2017

The Solar System

The Solar System chant .


Interesting facts:



Chant 2. More info if you visit great Sonia's Peco web:


The planets of the Solar System:


From the Solar System to our planet:

INNER PLANETS:




More info

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

States of the water

Water can occur in three states: solid(ice), liquid or gas(vapor).



Drag these labels to the correct place:




Learn about the changing states of water as you experiment with different temperatures:


Thursday, 4 May 2017

Rivers. A river basin

A river  is water that flows over the ground, usually towards a body of water, such us an ocean, lake or another river. Rivers contain fresh water.
A river basin describes all the land a river flows through:



The place where the river begins is the source. Most rivers begin in hills or mountains.



When the river leaves its source, it becomes wider and forms bends called meanders:



Small rivers join the main river. They are called tributaries:



The mouth is where the river meets the sea, the ocean or a lake.



Rivers have got three parts: upper course, middle course and lower course.

Listen to the chant:


The diagram below shows a simple version of a basin. Can you label it correctly?


How rivers form animation:


Project: Make a river basin.

Sunday, 30 April 2017

The water cycle

The constant movement of water around the Eath is called the water cycle:


Here you have an animated guide of the water cycle:



See what happens during the water cycle by clicking the arrows:




Drag and drop the pictures to complete the water cycle:



Complet Water cycle:


Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Water all around us

Water is essential for all life on Earth. Most of the planet is covered in water but less than 3% is fresh water. The other type of water is salt water,contained in seas and oceans.


Can you think of all the  things we use water for?



Water is around us in different places.
A body of water is any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet's surface:



Water is a common resource:


Thursday, 6 April 2017

Pollination and fertilisation

Let's remember the parts of a flower and what they are  for:


Drag each piede in the correct place:


Pollination process:







Thursday, 30 March 2017

Photosynthesis

The food we eat comes from plants, but how do plants get their food? Plants make their own food in their leaves. This process is caleed photosynthesis.To do this they need water, minerals, light and energy from the Sun and carbon dioxide.


Can you explain why photosynthesis happens during the day?
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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Vegetables

Can you remeber the name of vegetables?


Play another game:


Play another game:


Sunday, 19 March 2017

Happy father's day

Father's day is observed today in Spain. Say your dads how much you love them. 
And here you have an amazing dad, nearly 2000 babies.
This video shows how a male seahorse gives birth to his offspring. 
It is the male that incubates the eggs and then gives birth:


Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Posicle stick leprechaun puppet

St Patrick's day will be tomorrow. 
There is a leprechaun puppet at the crafty morning blog. Let's make it to play with it:


Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Uses of plants

What do plants give us?




Click here for more activities.

Art

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Invertebrate animals

Listen to the song:


Watch the video:

Mollusks and insects:


Here is a picture of an insect. Can you put the parts of the body in the correct place?


How many insects can you identify?


Fun facts about spiders:



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