Monday - Geography
Last week, you researched some of the theme parks around the UK. This week, we're going wider - world wide! Today, we'd like you to try and find out about some of the amazing theme parks that you find in different countries - some you may have heard of, others you won't have!
Using the list below, see what you can find out about these theme parks, thinking about the followng things: Year the park opened, cost to visit for adults and children, how many visitors they have per year and the number of rides.
Which one interests you most? Why?
World Theme Parks
Disney World, Orlando, USA
Europa Park, Germany (Miss Greally's favourite - we'll be exploring this one a little bit more!)
Efteling Park, Netherlands
Everland Resort, South Korea
Ocean Park, Hong Kong
Six Flags, California, USA
Tuesday - Art!
Today, we would love you to create your own piece of concept art!
Concept art is a drawing that allows people to plan and present an idea for a film, game, theme park or other media.
Theme Park planners use concept art to plan out new rides or areas and show builders so that the parks look as amazing as possible! As you can see from the examples above, the real areas look very similar to the original drawings.
Your task today is to imagine what one of the theme park area below would have looked like in the original conept art. Think about the colours that would have been used too (in school we were going to use watercolour paints) as this is an important part of the planning process!
Friday - Science.
To end the week, we're going to learn about pendulums! Using inspiration from pirate ship rides, we would like you to have a go at creating a cone pendulum and testing whether the weight of the pendulum affects how many times it swings back and forth (oscillates). Use the video below to help you make and test your cone pendulum - let us know what you find out!