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SCIENCE: SPACE HOURS: 2x week (7 wks) YEAR : 6 TERM: Autumn TEACHER: Mrs West SUB-TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES MAIN ACTIVITY LESS ABLE EXTENSION ASSESSMENT THE EARTH To understand how the earth possibly  began Creation of the earth.  Use the information provided to write  a step-by-step guide on how to create  the earth. Complete sequencing  activity. Cross-section of the Earth – use boiled egg to show different  layers of the earth.  Children draw diagram and label.  Crust,  mantle, outer and inner core. Complete as a class  activity. Add factual information  – depth of layers. THE SOLAR SYSTEM TIME To know that the Earth is part of the  Solar System To know that the Solar System includes  The Earth, The Sun and nine planets Discuss what the solar system is made up of – the sun and  nine planets.  What is the order?  How can we remember?  Talk about mnemonics.  Share an example.  Children to  devise own mnemonics. Use of ‘cheat’ sheet with  ideas for the letters. Research – astronaut interviews.  Astronaut visits each  planet and sends back a report to HQ.  Use of speech bubbles  and picture.
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