science 2013 14 autumn curriculum

Longton Primary school Science Coverage 2013 2014

 

Coverage throughout the years

Reception 
Knowledge and Understaning of the World

Questioning

Observing

Explaining

Linking

Thinking

What If?

 

 

non standard measure

Year 1  
Plants
Animals incl humans
Light- night and day  


 Observing closely
Performing simple tests
Identifying and classifying
Recording using drawings, diagrams, photographs, tables, tally chart  

 

 

 

Year 2 

 


Plants
Animals and humans
Habitats- simple food chains
Materials- physical properties
Forces- move speed up, slow, change shape 

 


Observing closely by using simple equipment
Performing simple tests
Identifying and classifying
Recording using drawings, diagrams, photographs, tables, tally chart 

Measure in mm, cm, m using rulers
Temperature using celcius
Wind direction using n.s.e.w 
Year 3

Plants

Animals incl humans

Materials

Rocks

Sound

Forces and magnets

 

 

Measure time in seconds

Simple comparative and fair tests using equipment including dataloggers

Make accurate measurements using standard units

Record findings using simple scientific language, drawings labelled diagrams, bar chart and tables.

Report on findings from investigations inc written explanations of results and conclusions, display and presentations

Using results to draw simple conclusions and suggest improvements, predictions for further tests.

 

 

Standard equivalence of 1litre = 1 kg water 
Year 4

Classification of living things

Animals inc humans

Habitats

Evolution and inheritance

States of matter

Light

Earth and space

Electricity

 

 

Measure time in seconds

Simple comparative and fair tests using equipment including dataloggers

Make accurate measurements using standard units

Record findings using simple scientific language, drawings labelled diagrams, bar chart and tables.

Report on findings from investigations inc written explanations of results and conclusions, display and presentations

Using results to draw simple conclusions and suggest improvements, predictions for further tests.

 

 

Know list of planets and identifiable clusters of stars

Measure mm,cm,m
Year 5

Living things

Animals and humans

Materials and reversible changes

Forces

Static electricity and magnetism

 

 

Planning investigations, including and recognising controlling variables

Taking measurements using a range of scientific equipment with accuracy

Recording data using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, bar chart line graphs

Written explanation of reults explanation involving causal relationship and conclusions

Presenting reports of findings in written form, display, presentation

Develop the ability to use test results to make predictions

 

 

Stopwatched, precision recording in seconds and minutes

Thermometer degrees celcius

Grams millilitres

Kg

Newtons

Year 6

All living things

Evolution and inheritance

Irreversible changes

Light

Electricity

Forces

 

 

Planning investigations, including and recognising controlling variables

Taking measurements using a range of scientific equipment with accuracy

Recording data using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, bar chart line graphs

Written explanation of results explanation involving causal relationship and conclusions

Presenting reports of findings in written form, display, presentation

Develop the ability to use test results to make predictions 

 

 

Area cm squared

Volt meter

Units of speed 



























































Units of speedVolt meterDevelop the ability to use test results to make predictions Area cm squaredPresenting reports of findings in written form, display, presentationWritten explanation of results explanation involving causal relationship and conclusionsRecording data using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, bar chart line graphsTaking measurements using a range of scientific equipment with accuracyPlanning investigations, including and recognising controlling variablesForcesElectricityLightIrreversible changesEvolution and inheritanceYear 6 All living thingsNewtonsKgGrams millilitresThermometer degrees celciusDevelop the ability to use test results to make predictions Stopwatched, precision recording in seconds and minutesPresenting reports of findings in written form, display, presentationWritten explanation of reults explanation involving causal relationship and conclusionsRecording data using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, bar chart line graphsTaking measurements using a range of scientific equipment with accuracyStatic electricity and magnetism Planning investigations, including and recognising controlling variablesForcesMaterials and reversible changesAnimals and humansYear 5 Living thingsMeasure mm,cm,mKnow list of planets and identifiable clusters of starsUsing results to draw simple conclusions and suggest improvements, predictions for further tests.Report on findings from investigations inc written explanations of results and conclusions, display and presentationsRecord findings using simple scientific language, drawings labelled diagrams, bar chart and tables.Make accurate measurements using standard unitsSimple comparative and fair tests using equipment including dataloggersMeasure time in secondsElectricityEarth and spaceLightStates of matterEvolution and inheritanceHabitatsAnimals inc humansYear 4 Classification of living thingsStandard equivalence of 1litre = 1 kg waterUsing results to draw simple conclusions and suggest improvements, predictions for further tests.Report on findings from investigations inc written explanations of results and conclusions, display and presentationsRecord findings using simple scientific language, drawings labelled diagrams, bar chart and tables.Make accurate measurements using standard unitsSimple comparative and fair tests using equipment including dataloggersMeasure time in secondsForces and magnetsSoundRocksMaterialsAnimals incl humansYear 3 Plants  

Longton Primary school Science Coverage- Dated Autumn 2012

Reception

 Knowledge and understanding of the world

 

Observing,

Questioning,

Explaining

LInking

 

 

Year 1

Plants

Animals incl humans

Light- night and day

Observing closely

Performing simple tests

Identifying and classifying

Recording using drawings, diagrams, photographs, tables, tally chart

 

Year 2

All living things

Plants

Animals and humans

Habitats- simple food chains

Materials- physical properties

Forces- move speed up, slow, change shape

 

Observing closely by using simple equipment

Performing simple tests

Identifying and classifying

Recording using drawings, diagrams, photographs, tables, tally chart

 

Measure in mm, cm, m using rulers

Temperature using celcius

Wind direction using n.s.e.w

 

Year 3

Plants

Animals incl humans

Materials

Rocks

Sound

Forces and magnets

 

Measure time in seconds

Simple comparative and fair tests using equipment including dataloggers

Make accurate measurements using standard units

Record findings using simple scientific language, drawings labelled diagrams, bar chart and tables.

Report on findings from investigations inc written explanations of results and conclusions, display and presentations

Using results to draw simple conclusions and suggest improvements, predictions for further tests.

 

Standard equivalence of 1litre = 1 kg water

Year 4

Classification of living things

Animals inc humans

Habitats

Evolution and inheritance

States of matter

Light

Earth and space

Electricity

 

Measure time in seconds

Simple comparative and fair tests using equipment including dataloggers

Make accurate measurements using standard units

Record findings using simple scientific language, drawings labelled diagrams, bar chart and tables.

Report on findings from investigations inc written explanations of results and conclusions, display and presentations

Using results to draw simple conclusions and suggest improvements, predictions for further tests.

 

Know list of planets and identifiable clusters of stars

Measure mm,cm,m

Year 5

Living things

Animals and humans

Materials and reversible changes

Forces

Static electricity and magnetism

Planning investigations, including and recognising controlling variables

Taking measurements using a range of scientific equipment with accuracy

Recording data using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, bar chart line graphs

Written explanation of reults explanation involving causal relationship and conclusions

Presenting reports of findings in written form, display, presentation

Develop the ability to use test results to make predictions

Stopwatched, precision recording in seconds and minutes

Thermometer degrees celcius

Grams millilitres

Kg

Newtons

 

Year 6

All living things

Evolution and inheritance

Irreversible changes

Light

Electricity

Forces

 

Planning investigations, including and recognising controlling variables

Taking measurements using a range of scientific equipment with accuracy

Recording data using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, bar chart line graphs

Written explanation of results explanation involving causal relationship and conclusions

Presenting reports of findings in written form, display, presentation

Develop the ability to use test results to make predictions

Area cm squared

Volt meter

Units of speed

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lancashire
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