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Schemes of Work

Experimenting with light

Experimenting with sound

Experimenting with speed

Probe children to say why there is darkness at night and light during day Expose children to as many sources of light as possible such as the sun, torch, bulb, lamb, candle, moon...

Let children switch on light and switch off light either using a torch or bulb Children can reflect light using mirrors Let children observe their images in water and on mirrors-Let children observe their images in water and on mirrors.

Children can observe their shadows at different times of the day and notice the shadow changes in size

Engage children to undertake activities which involve production of different pitches of sound Children can strike different kinds of objects and notice the different sounds produced Wires different in thickness can be plucked and the sounds produced noted

Children can identify objects which objects which produce high and know pitched sounds

Children can also listen to echo sounds. They can also identify different sources of sound

Guide children in setting different objects in motion.

For example rolling objects.

Children should be able to tell slow and faster moving objects.

Let the children run and realize each one runs at a different speed

Torches

Match boxes

Papers

Batteries

Mirrors

Water

Rulers

Trees

House

Sun

Children themselves

Tins

Bottles

Strings

Musical instruments Hands

Tins

Tyres

Rings

Rims