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Key Stage 1 "Significant Individuals"

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LESSON 3: William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee

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KEY STAGE 1 SCIENCE NATIONAL CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES:

•    The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong, William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee, Pieter Bruegel the Elder and
LS Lowry, Rosa Parks and Emily Davison, Mary Seacole and/or Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell

•    Significant historical events

PUPILS WILL LEARN ..

About the lives of William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee.

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•    Powerpoint for both people

•    Written profiles of William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee
•    Wordsearch of William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee

 

Suggested activities: 

•    LITERACY:
Make your own small book like William Caxton / write a pretend email to William Caxton about his printing press / write instructions for doing a google search
•    ROLE-PLAY AREA SUGGESTIONS:
Caxton’s printing shop / science lab (like CERN) / internet café 
•    ART / DT: 
Make a model computer from cardboard boxes / make lots of prints!
•    GEOGRAPHY:  
Look at the known world in Caxton’s time compared to now / find out how many computers are connected to the internet in each country of the world / locate CERN in google earth
•    SCIENCE:
find out how computers ‘talk’ to each other / what is the best ink/paint to print with?

A primary school science workshop for key stage 1 and key stage 2 in the North West of England in the following areas:  Manchester, Oldham, Wigan, Trafford, Rochdale, St Helens, Warrington, Stockport, Bury, Tameside, Bolton, Salford, (parts of) Cheshire, (parts of) Derbyshire and Lancashire

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