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KS1 Primary Update Activities
KS2 Primary Update Activities

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/science/brainandsenses/eye/
The human eye and how we see from the Children's University of Manchester

Video (More below)

http://www.tes.co.uk/MyPublicProfile.aspx?uc=447531&parametrics=primary,40069,41935,41945,41949
Light Teachers TV Videos Here
Just click on Resources.


Teachers Media UK
Great KS1 video about losing a black dog in the dark and trying to see it with a torch. Here
Plenty to discuss after watching the video.


Stories

by Leo Lionni
This very cute story investiagtes friendship and colour mixing.

by Martin Waddell and Barbara Frith
This lovely story includes using light sources and allow for a discusssion about whether the Moon is a light source.
 
By Jill Tomlinson
A great story to talk about darkness or light sources.

http://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/SearchResults?an=John+Rocco&bi=0&bx=off&ds=30&recentlyadded=all&sortby=17&sts=t&tn=Blackout
by John Rocco
A beautiful picture book about a power cut.


Teaching Resources

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzT-DsBWVPP1TF9HVmp3cVMxM3M

Download a dark box sheet for KS1 here.

Songs

http://ks2songs.blogspot.co.uk/2012_12_01_archive.html#.UkmdPX-OzzM
Mr A, Mr C and Mr D's KS2 light song Here

Famous People

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/john_logie_baird/
BBC's primary history page on John Logie Baird, inventor of the TV.
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