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Unit Overview: Seasons and change

National Curriculum

  • Observe changes across the four seasons
  • Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.

Lessons:

6 lessons

What do we know about the weather?

In this lesson, we are going to be learning about the four seasons and the weather. We are going to learn what a scientist is and how important they are. We are going to complete an observation of the weather outside of our windows and compare this to the four seasons. Lastly, we will be identifying the different weather in the four seasons.

  • 1 Quiz
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

How does the weather change across the seasons?

In this lesson, we are going to be looking at more detailed impressions of what scientists are and look like. This will help us begin our lesson, then we will look at understanding how the weather changes across seasons. We will be reminding ourselves of the different types of weather and comparing this to the seasons. Lastly, we will be beginning our first scientific experiment! You will need a pencil, piece of paper and your weather drawing from last week. Let's get started.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

How do trees change across the seasons?

In this lesson, we are going to be observing the changes that occur to trees during different seasons. We will then be analysing the annual calendar and comparing events to the seasons. We will be recapping which weather can be seen in each season and how this may affect our calendar events. Lastly, we will be reading about a female scientist!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

What is hibernation?

In this lesson, we will be learning all about hibernation. It is really important for certain animals to hibernate to protect themselves during the cold winter months. We will be looking at different animals who hibernate, when they hibernate, what they do to prepare for hibernation and where they go to hibernate.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 25m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript