This box has a range of interesting and interactive resources to help introduce space to Key Stage 2 children.
Year 5 Science Earth and Space
- describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the
- describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth
- describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies
- use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent
movement of the sun across the sky.
What’s in the box?
Activities to support the use of this box in school and at home
You could make our Moon flipbook to track the Moon phases over a month using a print out, scissors and staples, tape or a clip.
The Primary Science Teaching Trust has some additional careers links you may like to look at. These are called “A scientist just like me” and introduce children to a diverse range of scientists.
The downloadable power points relevant to this box are: