Year 6 – Science & Technology. Instant access to hundreds of fun and engaging online lessons for your pupils. Can be embedded anywhere!

Categories    #Early Years #Home Learning #Primary #Remote Learning #Science & Tech

By The Pembrokeshire Home Learning Team

Schools and teachers across Pembrokeshire have come together to provide fun and engaging activities for home learning.

60 mins

What will I learn?

Lots of fun and engaging online lessons for pupils to do at school, or at home

Instant homework activities lasting between 30 minutes and 1 hour

Share on Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams and other VLEs - just copy the URL!

Perfect for supporting school closures, bubbles being sent home and home learning

Lessons included...

  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > Investigating Bridge Design To carry out an investigation, whilst considering variables and evaluating findings.
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > Fractions - Bethan's Blanket To be able to use fractions to work out the amount of each colour used > To be able to use fractions to redesign the blanket
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > 3D shape - Volume - Finding the volume and Den building To calculate the volume of a 3D shape
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > Cause and Effect - Machines To understand basic simple machines > To think about the mechanical advantage of simple machines > To design simple cause and effect machines.
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > Area and Perimeter - Designing a house lesson 1 of 3 To calculate the perimeter of a compound shape > To calculate the area of a compound shape
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > Area - Designing a house lesson 2 of 3 To design a house on squared paper > To be able to calculate the area of a room
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > Area - Money - Designing a house lesson 3 of 3 To use the area of the rooms to calculate the cost of flooring
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > 3D Shape - Build a 3D tower To create a 3D model using a net
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Design & Technology > Create a Time Capsule To know what a time capsule is > To create a time capsule > To research properites of materials for a time capsule
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Database - 'Sea Empress' Oil Disaster To create a database on the greatest oil disasters in history
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Using research to create an information sheet about Welsh Dogs To use internet searches effectively > To select relevant information > To create a fact sheet using the information
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Persuasive language - Adobe Spark - Create a poster about Palm Oil To create a poster to prompt the reader to think and reflect > To use adobe spark effectively
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Information Video - The Seven Natural Wonders of the World To create an information video about one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Binary Code - Binary brain buster To be able to encode letters into binary > To be able to decode binary back to letters > To create a binary wristband / necklace
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Minecraft - Design a Mayan Temple To design a Mayan temple using Minecraft
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Using Google Earth to find information about a location. Part 1 To use relevant websites to support our understanding of the world around us
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Comprehension - Using Google Docs to understand difficult text To develop an understanding of how to use annotation to help to understand difficult text
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Storyboard - Writing a Myth To develop your understanding of myths > To use a storyboard to tell a myth
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Spreadsheet - Using Google Sheet To learn how to use Google Sheet to make sensible financial decisions
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Database - Euro 2020 To create a database about Euro 2020 Championship
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Descriptive writing - Google Earth Part 2 To use Google Earth to research a city > To use descriptive language
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Converting measurement - Explore Google Earth Part 3 To use relevant websites to support our understanding of the world we live in > To round to the nearest 10, 100 ,1000 > To convert between miles and kilometres
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Digital art - Pixel Art To know what a pixel is > To create pixel art
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Branching Database To use and create a branching database
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Database - Beatles Music albums from the 1960s To create a database
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > ICT > Using Adobe Spark to create a slide show about 1960s bands. To create an informational slide show
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Forces - Design a water wheel To design and make a functioning water wheel > To introduce hydropower as a form of renewable energy > To introduce the concept of forces and energy transfer
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Fibonacci sequence in nature - What a Wonderful World To investigate pattern and sequences of number in maths, using the natural world.
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Fact file - descriptive writing - Animal adaptations To understand how animals adapt to survive in their environment > To use research skills to find out about animal adaptations > To use your animal adaptations to invent an animal
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Human Body - How the lungs work To develop pupils understanding of the lungs, how they work and what happens when we exercise
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Information text based on the Great Barrier Reef To understand what the Great Barrier Reef is > To understand how we can look after the Great Barrier Reef
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Creative writing - 'One Tiny Turtle' by Nicola Davies To find out facts about a sea creature > To write a story including these facts
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > States of Matter - Salt water and buoyancy To make a simple prediction based on scientific understanding > To write a short explanation > To draw and label a diagram
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Living things - Life cycles To research the life cycle of a mammal, amphibian, insect, bird or plant > To record the life cycle using annotated scientific illustrationsResearch and Representation - Lesson by R Bruce
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Poetry / Living things - Haiku To understand what a haiku poem is > To write a haiku poetry about nature
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Instructions - To make a lava lamp and write instruction To understand the science behind how lava lamps work > To write a set of instructions > To make a lava lamp
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Water cycle - Making a rain storm experiment. To be able to make a practical model of a rain storm > To explain how rain clouds are formed and why rain falls
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Life processes and Living things - Understanding transpiration using 'Rainbow celery' experiment. To be able to understand how plants use water to survive by the process of transpiration
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > To investigate forces using 'Rocket Mice' experiment. To read and follow a set of instructions > To answer questions based on findings from an experiment > To record results > To measure accurately
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > What makes a cake rise? Making a strawberry layer cake To follow a recipe to make a strawberry layer cake > To know what makes a cake rise
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Investigating forces by making a balloon rocket. To follow a set of instructions > To measure accurately and present findings > To calculate the average
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > To create a fact file about the solar system To learn facts about each of the planets in the solar system > To create a mnemonic > To create a fact file for information gathered
  • Y6 > English > Science_Technology > Science > Data handling - Plastic Survey To identify the impact of plastic pollution on our oceans > To carry out a survey