Dumfries and Galloway Remote Learning Resources

During lockdown the STEM team in Dumfries in Galloway put together a range of challenges from all curricular areas for home learning.  We have been given permission to adapt or use these as we wish to deliver learning experiences for our children here in Falkirk.

Early Level

Science – Floating and Sinking

 

Technology – Plastics – melt with iron

 

Engineering – Teddy Trouble – build a chair for teddy

 

Numeracy and Maths – What shall I do? And when?  Days of the week/months of the year.

 

Literacy – Talking and Listening with Rhyme

 

Health and Wellbeing – And Relax… Mindfulness

 

Social Studies – Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

 

Expressive Arts – Dance ‘Simon Says’

 

Early Challenge Wk1
Science – In the Garden

 

Technology – Mini  Den Building

 

Engineering – Racing Track (for toy cars)

 

Numeracy and Maths – Measurement – capacity container hunt

 

Literacy – Improving your Memory (games)

 

Health and Wellbeing – Obstacle Course

 

Social Studies – Blindfold Directions Game

 

Expressive Arts – Beautiful Blooms

 

Early Challenge Wk2
Science – Brilliant Bodies

 

Technology – Building Shapes with Bubbles

 

Engineering – Exciting Electricity

 

Numeracy and Maths – What are the chances?

 

Literacy – Giving Instructions

 

Health and Wellbeing – Hey! Hey! Five a Day!

 

Social Studies – Good Citizens Poster

 

Expressive Arts – Fish Patterns

 

Early Challenge Wk3
Science – Ice and Water

 

Technology – Cardboard Sculptures

 

Engineering – Wonderful Water

 

Numeracy and Maths – Shapes in a Bag

 

Literacy – Superheroes (create your own)

 

Health and Wellbeing – Sleep is Important

 

Social Studies – My Timeline

 

Expressive Arts – Clapping Rhythms

 

Early Challenge Wk4
Science – Rocket Mouse

 

Technology – Princess and the Pea (layering materials)

 

Engineering – Famous Landmarks

 

Numeracy and Maths – Pattern

 

Literacy – The Dog and the Ducks (answering questions about a picture)

 

Health and Wellbeing – Eatwell Plate

 

Social Studies – Cloud Shapes

 

Expressive Arts – Paper Plate Animals

 

Early Challenge Wk5
Science – Shadows

 

Technology – Make and Optical Illusion

 

Engineering – Super Sculptures

 

Numeracy and Maths –Balance Scales

 

Literacy – Day and Night Animals

 

Health and Wellbeing – Sensational Seasonal Foods

 

Social Studies – Bring the Outdoors Inside

 

Expressive Arts – Digital Rhythms

 

Early Challenge Wk6

 

First Level

Science – Floating and Sinking

 

Technology – Plastics (melting)

 

Engineering – Flying High

 

Numeracy and Maths – Time On Our Hands

 

Literacy – Talking and Listening with Rhyme

 

Health and Wellbeing – And Relax… Mindfulness

 

Social Studies – Map Making

 

Expressive Arts – Dance Designing

 

First Challenge Wk1
Science – Animals

 

Technology – Indoor Den Building

 

Engineering – Marvellous Marbles

 

Numeracy and Maths – Capacity Container Hunt

 

Literacy – Improving Your Memory

 

Health and Wellbeing – Obstacle Course

 

Social Studies – Exploring My Surroundings – School Playground Design

 

Expressive Arts – Beautiful Blooms

 

First Challenge Wk2
Science – Brilliant Bodies

 

Technology – Floating Garden

 

Engineering – Wind Power

 

Numeracy and Maths – What are the Chances?

 

Literacy – Careful Instructions

 

Health and Wellbeing – Hey! Hey! Five a Day!

 

Social Studies – Read All About It

 

Expressive Arts – Handy Doodle Art

First Challenge Wk3
Science – Ice Garden

 

Technology – Newspaper Challenge

 

Engineering – Wicked Water Slides

 

Numeracy and Maths – 4 Triangles Puzzle

 

Literacy – Superhero Cartoon

 

Health and Wellbeing – Sleep is Important

 

Social Studies – Personal Timeline

 

Expressive Arts – Action Song

 

First Challenge Wk4
Science – Balloon Rocket

 

Technology – Leak Proof Bag

 

Engineering – European Landmarks

 

Numeracy and Maths – Repeating Pattern

 

Literacy – Word Cookies

 

Health and Wellbeing – Eat Well Plate

 

Social Studies – Measuring the Clouds

 

Expressive Arts – Complete the Animal

 

 

First Challenge Wk5
Science – Shadows

 

Technology – The Unbreakable Egg

 

Engineering – Super Sculptures

 

Numeracy and Maths – Visual Logic Puzzles – Balancing Scales

 

Literacy – Drawing the Story

 

Health and Wellbeing – Food from Plants

 

Social Studies – Bring the Outdoors indoors

 

Expressive Arts –  Chrome Music Lab – Piano Roll and Melody Maker

 

First Challenge Wk6

 

Second Level

Science – Testing for Buoyancy

 

Technology – Plastics

 

Engineering – As Solid as a Rock?

 

Numeracy and Maths – Timetabling

 

Literacy – Talking and Listening Using Different Textures and Sizes

 

Health and Wellbeing – And Relax … Mindfulness

 

Social Studies – Create Your Own Country

 

Expressive Arts – Dance Designing

 

Second Challenge Wk1
Science – Wildlife Photographer

 

Technology – Shelter Building

 

Engineering – Cool Contraptions

 

Numeracy and Maths – Capacity Challenge

 

Literacy – Improving Your Memory

 

Health and Wellbeing – Obstacle Course

 

Social Studies – Businesses In Our Local Communities

 

Expressive Arts – Beautiful Blooms

 

Second Challenge Wk2
Science – Brilliant Bodies

 

Technology – Flooding

 

Engineering – Wind Power

 

Numeracy and Maths – Likelihood Landing

 

Literacy – Giving Clear Instructions

 

Health and Wellbeing – Hey! Hey! Five a Day!

 

Social Studies – Night at the Museum

 

Expressive Arts – Abstract Art

Second Challenge Wk3
Science – The Water Cycle

 

Technology – Build a Table

 

Engineering – Wicked Water Slides

 

Numeracy and Maths – Shape Draw

 

Literacy – Cartoon Strips

 

Health and Wellbeing – Sleep is Important

 

Social Studies – Timelines

 

Expressive Arts – Cup Song Liza Jane

 

Second Challenge Wk4
Science – Balloon Hovercraft

 

Technology – Cardboard Slingshot

 

Engineering – European Landmarks

 

Numeracy and Maths – Number Patterns – Square and Triangular Numbers

 

Literacy – Word Cookies

 

Health and Wellbeing – Eat Well Plate

 

Social Studies – Different Types of Clouds

 

Expressive Arts – Bird Line Drawings

 

Second Challenge Wk5
Science – Shadows

 

Technology – Disappearing Coin Trick

 

Engineering – Super Sculptures

 

Numeracy and Maths – Visual Logic Puzzles – Balance Scales

 

Literacy – Drawing the Story

 

Health and Wellbeing –  Where does our food come from?

 

Social Studies –  Live Outdoors

 

Expressive Arts –  Chrome Music Lab – Song Maker

Second Challenge Wk6

 

Third Level

Science – Testing for Buoyancy

 

Technology – Plastics

 

Engineering – Paper Power

 

Numeracy and Maths – Journey Lengths – Distance=Speed x Time

 

Literacy – Words that sound like they should!

 

Health and Wellbeing – And Relax … Mindfulness

 

Social Studies – Food Finding Mission

 

Expressive Arts – Dance Designing

 

Third Challenge Wk1
Science – All About Plants

 

Technology – Climate Smarter School

 

Engineering – Cool Contraptions

 

Numeracy and Maths – Capacity

 

Literacy – Improving Your Memory

 

Health and Wellbeing – Obstacle Course

 

Social Studies – Exploring Other Countries

 

Expressive Arts – Beautiful Blooms

 

Third Challenge Wk2
Science – Brilliant Bodies

 

Technology – Ready Steady Cook

 

Engineering – Wind Power

 

Numeracy and Maths – Probability – Pick of the Pack

 

Literacy – Giving Clear Instructions

 

Health and Wellbeing – Hey, hey! Five a day!

 

Social Studies – Conduct an Interview

 

Expressive Arts – Zentangles

Third Challenge Wk3
Science – Ice Sculptures

 

Technology – Smarten Up Your Life

 

Engineering – Wicked Water Slides!

 

Numeracy and Maths – Matchstick Puzzles

 

Literacy – Cartoon Strips

 

Health and Wellbeing – Sleep is important!

 

Social Studies – Timeline of Events

 

Expressive Arts – Rhythm Sticks

 

Third Challenge Wk4
Science – Pinball machine

 

Technology – Air Pressure Coin Poppers

 

Engineering – European Landmarks

 

Numeracy and Maths – Patterns

 

Literacy – 50 Word Story

 

Health and Wellbeing – Eatwell Plate

 

Social Studies – Population Density

 

Expressive Arts – Bird Line Drawings

 

Third Challenge Wk5
Science – Rainbows

 

Technology – How To Dissolve an Eggshell

 

Engineering – Super sculptures

 

Numeracy and Maths – Visual Logic Puzzles – Balance Scales

 

Literacy – Drawing the Text

 

Health and Wellbeing – Getting the right nutrients!

 

Social Studies – Connecting with animals

 

Expressive Arts –  Chrome Music Lab – Song Maker

 

Third Challenge Wk6