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Year 5: Private: The Moon (features)

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Design & Technology: One of the main components of tidal power is a water turbine. As water rushes through the turbine, its blades spin and an electrical generator converts this motion into electricity. See if you can design, make and evaluate your own model turbine.

The Renewable Energy Project for Kids: Power from Water page on the Education.com website is a good starting point for this project.

Computing: Use your coding skills to create a simple animation that shows the Moon orbiting the Earth or other movements within our solar system.

The Small Solar System page on the fabulous Scratch website is a good starting point for this project.


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Related Clip

Lunar rovers are vehicles designed to explore the Moon’s surface.

Credit: BBC Four – The Sky at Night