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Download and print all the main facts and information about Edward the Confessor for free with TheSchoolRun's Homework Gnome factsheet for primary-school children.
Download and print all the main facts and information about Alfred the Great for free with TheSchoolRun's Homework Gnome factsheet for primary-school children.
A fossil is the remains or the impression of a prehistoric animal which has been left embedded in rock. Fossils can tell us lots of things about the past. Have a look at this image and see if you can answer the following questions.
Jane Goodall is a world-famous primatologist who has made lots of important scientific discoveries about chimpanzees and how they behave. Can you do some research and find the answers to these questions about her life?
Mary Anning was born in 1799. She is famous because of her fossil discoveries and the important contribution they made to the scientific study of prehistoric life. See if you can find the answers to these questions by researching her life on the internet or in your library.
Did you know that dinosaurs lived on Earth for roughly 200 million years, whereas we humans have only existed for 200,000 years?! Look at this timeline. Can you do some research on the kinds of dinosaurs that were around during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods? Find out what our planet was like then and what other animals were around.
Juggle fruit. Work on the technology of the future. Plot and design a lost city, create a zoo of invented animals, learn to talk sdrawkcab and bake a pizza clock and a pastry map. How many of our wonderful brain-boosting challenges can you fit into your summer? All you need are some art materials, imagination and an enquiring mind to have a go at a whole host of practical and reflective activities, suitable for primary-school children (and parents, of course). Have fun!
How do we find out about the past? What evidence is available to us, and how can we research events that happened over 100 years ago? This worksheet will help your child develop an understanding of the passing of time and encourage them to think historically.