The Great Bug Hunt 2020
...is now open for entries from home. This is a competition run by the Association for Science Education.
- The challenge is pretty simple – take your children into the garden or any outside space you own and see what bugs they can find!
- Simply point them at the nearest hedges, flower beds, trees, long grass, logs, stones, rocks (well, you get the picture)... let them explore and then report back what they have found.
- Make it into a project – if they find a spider or woodlouse, find out all about it. Draw it, examine it (carefully!), what does it eat, where does it live – maybe even write a story or poem about it, design a poster or shoot a video.
Please be sure, however, to follow government advice on social distancing and do not put yourself or others at risk.
- Entries need to be emailed over by the 12th June to firstname.lastname@example.org (use mailbigfile free to send large files).
- For some inspiration take a look at last year's winners
The closing date for entries is 12th June 2020.
Exploring Art - Art Jump Start Pack
Calling all geographers!
How many countries of the world do you know? Can you label them on a map?
Use the links to find resources to help you explore our planet and label the countries of the world. You may wish to start smaller and focus on Europe first.
If you need to remind yourself of the world’s continents and oceans that you learnt when you were in KS1 then click on this link and have fun playing these games! Scroll down for different levels and then choose the level that best suits you. It starts with just continents and gets progressively harder! The picture below is the cartoon one!
What's the fastest time you can do on the different games? Can you challenge someone in your family to beat your time?
Can you find out the capital cities of some of the countries you have labelled?
Now go to the Challenge section to find a quiz to test your knowledge.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search Search 'countries of the world'
Find out 10 interesting facts about the artist Henri Rousseau eg. Who was he? What famous paintings did he create? Where was he from etc.
Think about how you will present your research.