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The pupils:

  • know the correct names for objects that contain air and belong to the topic of air
  • Can describe where air plays a role in everyday life
  • can print out where air is made of
  • describe and show how breathing works
  • Think critically about solutions to air pollution.

All living things need air. Animals and plants would die without it. Air also keeps aeroplanes and kites above the ground, and it is used to inflate tyres and balloons. Air surrounds the earth as an atmosphere. Air has no colour, taste or smell. Although air is invisible, people can hear air when the wind howls. And they can feel air brush against their skin on a windy day when the wind blows.