Term 2 IPC

There are structures around us all the time, some of which we barely notice. What are they made from? What is their purpose? What do you notice about their shapes? What can be done to make them stronger? Through this unit you will become builders and discover the secrets to holding up bridges and skyscrapers.

In Art, we’ll be finding out:

  • How to draw pictures of local buildings
  • How to make and decorate models of buildings
  • How to make prints

In History, we’ll be finding out:

  • How buildings were made in the past
  • How buildings have been used in the past
  • How people travelled in the past

In Geography, we’ll be finding out:

  • About different houses, homes and other buildings around the world
  • How to use maps and atlases to locate the different countries these buildings are in

In Music, we’ll be finding out:

  • About the structures of tunes and songs
  • About comparing our own music

In Physical Education, we’ll be finding out:

  • About different ways to balance
  • About making shapes with our bodies

In Technology, we’ll be finding out:

  • How to make picture frames
  • How to make models of houses
  • How to make a slider mechanism

In Science, we’ll be finding out:

  • How to test the strengths of structures
  • About materials used in structures

In International, we’ll be finding out:

  • About the different houses people live in, in different countries