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Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

 Year 6 Transition

Welcome all Year 6 pupils – We cannot wait for you to become an Ivybridge Learner.

 

This section of the website is devoted to you and there will be lots of challenges for you to get involved with and collect Good Notes, even before you start here in September .

 

To claim your Good Notes, upload and submit any photos of you taking part in these activities here. 

 

Challenge Number One: 

Mr Mitchell from Science has created possible activities you could do. 

(Download the pack here if the images are not clear or expand the boxes below) 

 

Science 1: Making a Snake 
 

 

 

Science 2: Rainbow CD
 

 

 

Science 3: Lolly Pitch Perfect  

Science 4: Balloon Light 
 

Science 5: Chess
 

Here are two sets of chess pieces, one black set and one white set… or is it?

Print the picture and cut out the pieces to find out.  Click to download image here 

 

Science 6: Line Length 
 

Here, you can see three different lines in the picture.  What makes these three lines different from each other is the arrows at the end.  But does the length of line differ as well?  Use a ruler to measure them on your screen to see if you are right.

 

Science 7: 7 lines 

Here is a shape made up of 7 lines, but which of the two blue lines is longer?  Use a ruler to measure them on your screen to see if you are right.​

Science 8: Which flower has a larger orange centre? 
 

Here are two pictures of flowers.  Which flower has a larger orange centre?  Use a ruler to measure them on your screen to see if you are right.

 

Science 9: Extension questions 
 

9a: Light, Colour & Heat

What colours absorb more heat?  Experiment with different coloured surfaces to help find the answer.

9B: Static Electricity

Do opposites attract?  Find out how static electricity works by experimenting with balloons and woollen fabric.

9C: Design a Parachute

Learn about air resistance by designing different type of parachutes.  Which designs work best and why?

9D: Make a Rainbow

Rainbows do not just appear in the sky, use a glass of water to help turn light from the sun into your own rainbow.

9D: Stars

Do stars seem to move in our sky?  Design your own method to find out.

 To claim your Good Notes, upload and submit any photos of you taking part in these activities here.