Join us today to learn more about the planets through dance, passwords and how to improve them, how electrical circuits work, and all about elasticity and how to test this in different materials!
Into Our Skies: Space in Schools by Lucy Starkey
This mini lecture teaches you a fun dance that will help you remember the order of the planets in the solar system.
Teacher Notes Into Our Skies Activity Sheet Into Our Skies VIDEO
Supercharge Your Passwords: How to Improve Your Passwords by Chris Finnigan
This mini lecture explains how to create a strong password and avoid common mistakes with passwords so that you can outsmart cyber criminals.
Teacher Notes Passwords
The activity for this mini lecture is an online quiz – see Teacher Notes for details.
Testing Properties of Materials, by Sika
This mini lecture shows how to test elasticity and make sure that it is a fair test. Further resources for Year 3 students (Investigating Surfaces) and Year 5 students (Friction) are available below.
Year 3 Sika Teacher Notes_YR3 Sika Activity Sheet_YR3 Sika Powerpoint Presentation_YR3 Year 5 Sika Teacher Notes_YR5 Sika Activity Sheet_YR5 Sika Powerpoint Presentation_YR5 VIDEO
Building Electrical Circuits by Electricity North West
In these activities, pupils learn how an electrical circuit works, how to construct simple electrical circuits (using a bulb, buzzer, and motor) and how to draw simple circuits using electrical symbols.
You will be directed to Electricity North West Website to access Lesson 2 which contains educator notes, pupil worksheets, supporting slides and videos explaining how an electrical circuit works and a simple circuit video.
Lesson 2: Building Electrical Circuits Education Hub A PDF of Electricity Symbols
How an Electrical Circuit Works VIDEO
Simple Circuits VIDEO