Let’s find out...Ideas about the earth, its place in the solar system and universe. It is seen as a blue planet from space. It has generated life, and this is unique in the solar system as far as we know.
Let the Bible inspire us…. passages from the Bible that help us understand about earth and creation, passages from the Bible that help us appreciate the beauty and vastness of earth and creation.
Genesis Chapter 1 verses 1-9 and 14
What Can we do? …Understand that our earth is part of a larger solar system. Start considering how we can be stewards of the earth and look after our planet.
On Monday morning in collective worship we talked about this years challenge and what it meant to us as a school.
Mrs Lomax talked about some of the things that the children could expect to be looking at this week and after singing He's got the whole world in His hands she set the children the task of coming up with our own verses of the song.
|Heron's Class||Kestrels Class||Robins Class||Owls Class|
He's got the food and water in his hands,
He's got the land and the sea in his hands,
He's got the stars and the clouds.
He's got Mepal and Witcham in his hands,
He's got the animals and pets in his hands,
He's got the school and homes in his hands,
He's got the children and the grown ups.
He's got the puppies and the kittens in his hands.
He's got the birds and the trees in his hands.
He's got the mummies and the daddies in his hands.
He's got the Grannnies and the Grandads in his hands.
|Well done to Lily and Bella.||Thank you Will, Willow and Devon|
On Friday Mr Crisp from Amey Cespa came in to talk to KS2 about how they could fulfill their roles as guardians of our Earth.
The children looked at how the recycling process works, what we should recycle and what we cannot and made some paper plant pots to plant broad beans in.
Bishop’s Lent Challenge Week One
Robin Class thought about the Earth’s rotation and revolution movement in space. We looked at how the Earth spins and rotates around the Sun. We thought about the seasons and how our position on the globe affects the climate in different parts of the world, at different times of the year. We used the Beebots to travel from hot to cold areas on the map. We watched the astronaut Chris Hadfield sing the song Space Oddity when he was aboard the International Space Station in 2013. We watched the view from the window of the ISS. If you would like to watch this, here is the link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaOC9danxNo
Kestrels class have been learning about volcanoes and so we extended our knowledge for this weeks challenge. We watched a video about the ISS and how the Earth looked from space and the children asked a lot of questions about gravity.
We made fans of the layers of our Earth.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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