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Programmes of Study
    5-14 Environmental studies nine-year plan – Topic grid
Primary 1   At school               s   Me and my family         l   Our local area          s    Toys                   l    Materials we use        l
             Major focus: social        Major focus: science        Equal focus: science        Major focus: technology    Major focus: science
                subjects                 Minor focus: social           and social subjects        Minor focus: science       Minor focus: technology
             Minor focus: technology      subjects                   Minor focus: technology
Primary 2   Transport               l   Day and night            s   Senses                  l    Our Weather            s    Houses and homes        s
             Major focus: social        Major focus: science        Equaly focus: science       Major focus: social        Major focus: science
                subjects                                                and technology               subjects                  Minor focus: expressive
             Minor focus: science                                                                 Minor focus: science         arts
             Minor focus: technology
Primary 3   A local study           l   Things we eat           s    Magnetism                s   Egyptians               l   Light and sound         l
             Major focus: social        Major focus: technology     Major focus: science        Major focus: social        Major focus: social
                subjects                 Minor focus: science                                       subjects                    subjects
             Minor focus: technology                                                                                          Minor focus: technology
             Minor focus: science
Primary 4   Vikings                 l   Water                    l   Scotland                 s   Our bodies             l    Our community           l
             Major focus: social        Major focus: science        Major focus: social         Major focus: science       Major focus: social
                subjects                                                subjects                   Minor focus: technology      subjects
                                                                                                                               Minor focus: technology
Primary 5   Wallace and Bruce       l   Living things            l   Pollution and           s    Electricity            l    Portrait of Britain     l
             Major focus: social        Major focus: science       Conservation                  Major focus: science       Major focus: social
               subjects                                               Major focus: science        Minor focus: technology      subjects
                                                                      Minor focus: social                                     Minor focus: technology
                                                                         subjects
Primary 6   Scotland in the time   l    Coping with climate     l    Materials from          l    Exploring space        l    Europe                  l
            of Mary Queen of Scots       Major focus: technology    our Planet                    Major focus: science       Major focus: social
             Major focus: social        Minor focus: social         Major focus: science        Minor focus: technology      subjects
                subjects                   subjects                   Minor focus: social
                                                                         subjects
Primary 7   Mini-enterprise         l   Plants for wildlife      l   Getting about           s    Japan                  l    WW2: Home Front         l
             Major focus: technology    Major focus: science        Major focus: science        Major focus: social        Major focus: social
             Minor focus: social        Minor focus: social         Minor focus: technology       subjects                   subjects
               subjects                     subjects                                               Minor focus: technology
     5-14 Environmental studies nine-year plan – Topic grid

            History            Geography              Modern studies       Home economics                Technical evaluation               Science
Secondary    Lindow Man        Atlas/Map Skills      Living in a         Hygiene and safety in        Graphic communication             Matter
    1        Vikings           Empty                   democracy            food preparation and          task – poster production on      Elements
             Scotland            lands/Weather        Europe                production                    safe use of facilities           Making and using
                and England     Farming/Weather       Law and order       Designing and make –         Craft and design task –              materials
                                                                              information on food           tangram pictures – multi         Life’s building blocks
                                                                              safety                        media production of a wall       Growing up
                                                                            Party food                     hanging                          Energy changes
                                                                            Improving soft               Technological studies task        Electricity
                                                                              furnishing –                  – simple electrical control      Light and sound
                                                                              customising existing          problem-solving using kits       Forces
                                                                              products
                                                                            Materials in fashion
Secondary      American          Home area             Diversity and     Nutrition and the              Craft and design task –           Our environment
    2           West (1850 –      Earth forces           discrimination      Scottish Diet Action           Something for my room             Food from plants
                1900)             Rich world, poor      The media           Plan – investigate and        Graphic communication             Populations
               Industrial         world                 Divided world       plan for specific groups       task – advertising and            Microorganisms
                Revolution                                                  Convenience foods –             packaging                         Heat
               WW2:                                                          investigate labelling,        Technological studies task        Energy resources
                Democracy                                                     advertising, packaging,        – alarms                          Investigating space
                and                                                           compare products              Integrated project – fashion      Changing materials
                dictatorship                                                Food products for               show                              Acids and alkalis
                                                                              specific groups                                                  Electronics
                                                                            Fabric and clothes –
                                                                              types, care, labelling,
                                                                              advertising, compare
                                                                              products, CAD-CAM
                                                                              for design and make
                                                                            Integrated project –
                                                                              fashion show
                          5-14 Environmental Studies : Technology
                                    Programmes of Study
Primary 1   Teddy Bear’s Picnic    related to Toys                  Major Focus : Technology

Primary 2    Vans                  related to Transport             Major Focus : Social Subjects
                                                                    People in Society
                                                                    Minor Focus : Technology

Primary 3   Bake a Cake            related to Things We Eat         Major Focus : Technology

Primary 4   Make a Park Bench      related to Our Community         Major Focus : Social Subjects
                                                                    People in Society
                                                                    Minor Focus : Technology

Primary 5   Torches                related to Electricity           Major Focus : Science
                                                                    Energy and Forces
                                                                    Minor Focus : Technology

Primary 6   Making an Umbrella     related to Coping with Climate   Major Focus : Technology

Primary 7   Design a Mask          related to Japan                 Major Focus : Social Subjects
                                                                    People in Place
                                                                    Minor Focus : Technology

S1          Designing and making   related to Home Economics        Minor Focus: Technology
            party food
Composite Classes

*Primary 1/2 Plan of the School      related to Our School                Major Focus : Social Subjects
                                                                          People in Place
                                                                          Minor Focus : Technology

*Primary 4/5 Design and Make a       related to Our Bodies                Major Focus : Science
 Lunch Box                                                                Living Things and the
                                                                          Processes of Life
                                                                          Minor Focus : Technology

*Primary 6/7 Design and Make         related to Space                     Major Focus : Technology
 a Way of Exploring Space



Multi-stage Composite Class

Primary 1/2/3 Design and Make        related to Senses                    Major Focus : Technology
a Wind Chime


Please note that the above starred tasks are taken from the 5-14 National Guidelines Environmental Studies : Technology
Enterprise Topics

Early Stages                         Producing and selling items           Major Focus: Technology

Middle Stages                        Producing and selling a               Major Focus: Technology
                                     marketable product

Upper Stages                         To create an outdoor picnic area      Major Focus: Science
                                     and classroom as an additional        Living things in the Processes of Life
                                     resource for the school               Minor Focus: Technology




Due to the nature of enterprise topics the planning formats included have been taken from the Teacher’s Guide in the
Enterprise Packages (see Resources)

				
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