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A homework activity about the history of energy
Years: 3, 4, 5, 6
Curriculum Objectives: 5
This History-based homework project encourages children to investigate how power has changed over time, by interviewing an older friend or relative. Ideal as a starter for topics related to energy, this task will develop pupils’ spoken language skills, scientific understanding, and historical awareness too.
- Ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge.
- Consider and evaluate different viewpoints, attending to and building on the contributions of others.
- Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers
- Use spoken language to develop understanding through speculating, hypothesising, imagining and exploring ideas.
- A local history study.