Year 4

2016-2017

Perimeter Garden Project

June5

Year 4 were set the following challenge as part of their topic work on plants and it involved using their Science, Maths and D&T skills:

You are going to design and make a model garden. Your garden will need to be drawn to scale and must contain separate growing areas for 5 different vegetables. In addition to this, you will need a further 2 areas to grow flowering plants to encourage bees and other insects into the local area. Finally, you will need an attractive centre feature for your garden, such as a fountain or a statue of a famous person or creature and have paths for people to safely move around your garden area.

Your total area will be a rectangular shape that is 18m x 25m. You will need to use a scale of 1cm = 1m for your plan (to be done in pencil on A4 paper). Each growing area must have a perimeter of between 12m and 20m and cannot be any smaller or larger than this.

Once your plan has been approved, you will then make a model of your garden which will have a scale of 1cm = 50cm to be completed on A3 paper and using wood and other construction materials.

The children worked brilliantly in their teams and created some beautiful gardens. Well done Year 4!

The Start of Our Science Investigation

April27

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The Human Body Home Learning Project

February24

Our Science topic this term is ‘How Does the Human Body Work?’ and Year 4’s challenge over half term was to choose either an organ or a system of the human body and research it. They had to present their findings in either model form, brochure form or presentation form.
Their finished products were fantastic!

The brain was the most popular organ:

Did you know the heart is split into four chambers?

The kidney has one of the most important jobs in the body:

What does the Liver do?

The lungs were also a popular choice:

What is a function of the skeletal system?

Did you know that we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide?

Some more excellent presentations:

Well done Year 4!

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