Sundial Quiz Book: v.4 (Sundials)
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In 1666, which scientist observed the Sun's light using a prism, and showed that it is made up of light of many colours? Which actress played struggling screenwriter Norma Desmond in the 1950 American film Sunset Boulevard?
Which song by Noel Gay and Ralph Butler originally recorded in 1932 is known for its appearance in the 1985 version of the musical Me and My Girl? Four-letter word minimum. No proper names or plurals. Words are all from Collins Concise Dictionary. Which 2007 science fiction film directed by Danny Boyle takes place in the year 2057 with a group of astronauts on a mission to reignite the dying Sun?To teach kids more about the movements of the Sun, have a look at our colourful KS2 Day and Night PowerPoint . For a deeper understanding of how shadows work, you can enjoy our fantastic How Do Shadows Change? PowerPoint with real life examples.
Make as many words as you can which all contain the central letter - at least one word will use them all.I’m sure a lot of people would agree that we live in strange times. But do they have to be so strange that Area 51 is making headlines? And what’s this about fish the look like aliens. September’s Words in the News explain all. The first version of this activity is the easiest, and most of the explanation is already filled out and students can simply fill in the missing gaps using the keywords provided. The second version of this activity is a bit more difficult as there are no keywords provided and students must fill in the gaps using their own knowledge. This activity gets children to make their own sundial and write a scientific explanation about how sundials work. This covers the science National Curriculum objective Year 5 Earth and Space: use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.