THE GRANGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Giving Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day

Telephone: 01724 843601       Headteacher: Larissa Thorpe

THE GRANGE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Giving Every Child
Every Chance
Every Day

Telephone: 01724 843601             Headteacher: Larissa Thorpe

 

Year 5 (Spring Term) Mission To Mars

What we will learn…

Science

  • About the planets and our solar system
  • Mass weight and gravity
  • Living things
  • Energy sources

Geography

  • About the geographical features of Mars
  • How we can prove that there was once water on Mars

Technology

  • About the technology used to explore Mars

History

  • About what people in the past thought about Mars
  • Evidence to prove and disprove intelligent life on Mars

International Studies

  • How to write our own international rules and regulations for Mars
  • About reasons why we may one day need to live on another planet

Questions to think about…

  • What would life be like as an astronaut?
  • Why might humans need to move to Mars?
  • How could humans survive on Mars?
  • What would it be like to live on Mars?

 

Useful Websites

www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/solarsystem/sun_and_planets

www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm

www.google.com/earth/explore/showcase/mars.html