A session that looks at homes and daily lives and the changes over the course of the last 150 years.
An active, taught session, using a lot of handling objects from today and the past and considering the differences. Changes in daily life are clearly demonstrated by examining items such as hair tongs, ironing, lighting, cleaning and how to do your laundry.
The session will also consider how we currently generate electricity and the need to move to more renewable forms of energy.
Progression level 1 and 2
Target Age Yr 2 – 4
Length of session, 2 hours
Area of Learning:
What Matters Statements:
Enquiry, exploration and investigation inspire curiosity about the world, its past, present and future.
Events and human experience are complex, and are perceived, interpreted and represented in different ways.
Informed, self-aware citizens engage with the challenges and opportunities that face humanity, and are able to take considered and ethical action.
Science and Technology
Being curious and searching for answers is essential to understanding and predicting phenomena.
Design thinking and engineering offer technical and creative ways to meet society’s needs and wants.
Cross Curricular Skills:
Creativity and Innovation