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Week beginning 18th January

Afternoon Lessons

Science Week

Monday

Lesson 1 - What are the key parts of a healthy diet? 

Please watch the lesson presentation carefully, this will teach you all the information you need about the key parts of a healthy diet. There are a few smaller activities for you to complete throughout the presentation, which you can complete in your home learning book.

Task: Now that you've learnt all about what makes a healthy diet, you need to create your own menu for an entire day, including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Remember to think carefully about ensuring your menu offers a balanced diet throughout the day. You can present your menu in any way, think creatively! 

Tuesday

Lesson 2 - Why do people with different lifestyles need different diets? 

Please watch the lesson presentation carefully, this will teach you all the information you need about why people with difference lifestyles need different diets. There are a few smaller activities for you to complete throughout the presentation, which you can complete in your home learning book. The final task that is explained is your main task for this lesson. 

 

Task: Write a balanced argument to discuss whether or not pupils in school should be fed 'Kewl' a powered substance mixed with water, which contains all the elements of a balanced diet. Open the documents below to help you write your balanced argument. 

Wednesday 

Lesson 3 - What effect does exercise have on the muscles? 

Please watch the lesson presentation carefully, this will teach you all the information you need about muscles and the effect exercise has on them. There are a few smaller activities for you to complete throughout the presentation, which you can complete in your home learning book and a thinking task for you to consider at the end. 

Task: Once you have watched the lesson presentation and had a go at the different questions/thinking tasks asked of you, you are are going to complete an investigation about how exercise affects different members of your family. 

 

The Experiment 

You are going to ask each member of your family to do a quick exercise, this can be a short jog, a set of star-jumps or anything that will raise a heart-beat. You will need to measure each persons pulse before and after the exercise so that you can measure what the effect of the exercise is.

1) Before you begin your experiment, decide on an enquiry question, predict what might happen and write out a method explaining how you will carry out your experiment. 

2) Record the results on the sheet below. 

3) After your experiment, write a conclusion explaining what your results show, why you think your results show this and if your prediction was correct. 

Thursday

The Circulatory System 

Watch today's lesson presentation up to 4minutes 58seconds, this will introduce the circulatory system to you. Then, watch the four videos below on BBC Bitesize all about the Circulatory System and read the information on the PowerPoint. 

Task 1: Label the parts of the hearts and lungs on the diagrams below. 
Task 2: Read the information on the first document and answer the questions on the second document, you can use all of the knowledge you have gained in Science today to help you. 

PE 

Have a look at the suggestions at the bottom of the Y5/6 Home Learning Page!

Friday 

Medicinal and Non-medicinal Drugs

Look at the Lesson Presentations for today. L5 discusses medicinal drugs and L6 discusses non-medicinal drugs. You should listen to both of the presentations and complete the activities, questions and suggestions to the scenarios as you move through the presentation. 

Task: Now that you've learnt about medicinal and non-medicinal drugs, create a leaflet informing others of the different drugs you have learnt about. You should consider including information about each drug including what the drug is, why people would take it and how it affects the body. 
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