Black Gold? (Exit Point Year 5)
Year 5 welcomed their parents to their Exit Point on Black Gold yesterday. The students were excited to share their new found knowledge and skills with their parents.
It was also lovely to welcome parents back to the school again now that most Covid-19 restricitions have been lifted.
Oil is essential to our daily lives. It gives us many thousands of different products, most of which we have all come to rely on. But what might happen when the oil runs out?
Explaining the Theme
In Geography, we found out:
About energy and what we use it for
Where oil is found
How oil is formed
Why oil is so important
About oil spills and how they are cleaned up
About the environmental impact of oil spills and oil use
In Science, we found out:
How we extract different products from crude oil
About how oil spills affect birds and other wildlife
How we can investigate and identify different rock samples
How oil is formed and trapped underground
In International, we found out:
About alternative energy sources and sustainable projects around the world