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1 SCIENCE overview 2014 Year Autumn Spring Summer R How do leaves change across the year? How do leaves change across the year? How do leaves change across the year? What flowers do we find in different seasons? What flowers do we find in different seasons? What flowers do we find in different seasons? What can we make with the food we have grown? Do all trees lose their leaves in winter and grow new ones in spring? What can we make with the food we have grown? 1 How do changing seasons affect me? What can I see, hear that shows seasons are changing? How does the weather change across the seasons? What can we make with the food we have grown? How do changing seasons affect me? What can I see, hear that shows seasons are changing? How do changing seasons affect me? What can I see, hear that shows seasons are changing? How does the weather change across the seasons? Which animals live around the school? How many birds visit for bird feeding station? How do snails change over time? Materials How does the weather change across the seasons? How many birds visit for bird feeding station? How do snails change over time? How many birds visit for bird feeding station? How do snails change over time? Animals Can we name materials and identify how they are used? Is all paper/ fabric the same? Plant detectives What garden plants can you find around school? How do we care for pets? Who s who in the animal world? How are animals bodies different?

2 Can we classify materials? What wild plants can we find around school? Do fish have fingers? Does it bend / stretch? What vocabulary do we now know that we can use to describe properties? Is this materials waterproof or absorbent? Can we identify, name and compare materials? What properties do ice and water have? How will I decorate my photo frame? What is same/ different about the flowers around us? What is happening underground beneath our plants? What makes a tree a tree? Using Our Senses? Is everybody s body the same? What differences can tongues taste? What can we hear? What is special about birds? How do different animals move? Whose food is this? Which animals are busy at night? Which animals live in our homes? Who lives on farms? Who cares for sick animals? Farm to fork How can we explore using our sense of touch? Which small do we love and hate? How do we use our senses to find out about the world around us? How many layers of materials would it take for me not to feel the princess pea? 2 What lives in a habitat? How does a habitat change through the year? How do animals in a habitat depend on each other? How do animals change? What shall we plant to make soup? Are all off spring the same as their parents? Taking Care How does a habitat change through the year? Materials Can you name materials and describe its properties? Which materials are good for certain objects? Why are some materials unsuitable for certain objects? How does a habitat change through the year? The Apprentice Gardener What will seeds grow into? What do gardeners need to know? How should we plant seeds? What is happening to our seeds?

3 How can we sort food into groups? What makes us healthy? What food should we eat? How can we stay fit? How can we stay clean? How can we stay healthy? Which materials would be suitable for a toddler s dungarees? What material would make a bedroom dark? What will I use to make a tea bag? Which is the bounciest ball? What can you invent? How tall will they grow? How can we take care of our plants? What happens when a seed germinates? Does it matter how we plant a seed? How do plants need to be healthy and to be able to grow? Growing Up What materials are good for covering a tent? What can we plant our seeds in? What do babies need? How have we changed over time? How do we change throughout our lives? Do older children have bigger heads? Do all body parts grow as we get older? Can different objects made from the same materials have different properties? Can we use the correct vocabulary to describe properties of materials? Can I link properties of materials to uses? Which elastic can we use to catapult? Do plants need light/ water/ soil? Habitats What is in our habitat? Can we say why certain animals and plants choose particular habitats? What can pushes and pulls do? 3 Our How do leaves change through the year? What seeds can we see through the year? How do flowers change through the year? What colour are berries? How often do insects visit plants? What plants grow in the school grounds during the year? Rocks and Soils What different type of rocks are there? Can you sort rocks using their properties? Our How do sunflower seeds and plants grow and change over time? [ March] Revisit Autumn themes Animals, including Humans What do we need to survive? What do we need to eat to stay healthy? Why do we have a skeleton? Can you design a new vertebrate species? How do muscles help us move? Our Revisit themes Plants What would happen if a plant lost its leaves? Are all roots the same? Where does the water go? Why do plants have stems? Where do new plants come from? What do flowers have in common? What do bees do?

4 How are rocks used around the school? Are all rocks as hard as one another? Are all rocks waterproof? How do rocks change over time? How is soil made? Do our bodies affect how we do things? What food we need to take to the artic? How are seeds dispersed? Can plants survive without leaves? Why are flowers brightly coloured? How can we save the bees? Why do some soils hold water? What is a fossil? How are they formed? Where and how are fossils found? Forces How can we make things move? What s making it move? How well can an object slide on different materials? Which materials are magnetic? What can magnets do? How strong are different magnets? Light and Shadows What do we see? Do different surfaces reflect different amounts of light? How can we make it easier to be seen at night? What do mirrors do? How can I make a shadow? Can you change the shape/size of a shadow? What makes best sunglasses? Are we safe in the sun? How do magnets affect each other? Why do things slow down? Classification Classification Electricity 4 How can we classify trees by looking at their leaves? Digestion and Teeth: Where does food go inside our body? What sort of teeth do we have and why do we have different types? How do we look after our teeth? What do animals eat? What do animals teeth tell us? How can we identify and classify deciduous trees in winter? States of Matter: What are the properties of solids, liquids and gases? Can we change the rate at which ice melts? What are melting and freezing? Are spaces really empty? Can we recognise the state of an object? What powers electrical items? Can you light the bulb? How does a circuit work? Why doesn t it work? What does a switch do? What can use instead of wires? What types of materials conduct electricity? How are electrical conductors and insulators used?

5 How is food broken down? What is evaporation? Classification link with Swanage How can we model the digestive system? How good is toothpaste? Sound: How are sounds made? How do sounds travel? How can we make sounds louder or quieter? How can sounds change as we move away from the source? How can we change the pitch of a plucked note? How can we use air to make music? How can we make the best string telephone? How can we muffle sound? Can all animals hear? What is an echo? What is boiling? What is condensation? Where does the rain come from? What I choose a type of chocolate for cakes based upon properties of melting? Why do we put salt on icy roads? How does the thermometer work? Why do we use graphs? How can we identify plants by looking at their flowers? Can we use keys to identify life in ponds at and the seaside? Can I group vertebrates? Can I group invertebrates? Human Impact on Environment link with Geography- Contrasting localities. What impact to humans have locally? How can we find out about litter and types dropped locally? What does clearing litter matter? What happens when the food chain is broken? What is the impact of habitat destruction in other parts of the world? Should we have zoos? 5 Materials Which materials are used for our building, which ones and why? Which is best for carrier bags? Which is the best plate? Can the same container keep cold things cold and hot things hot? What happens when we add water to different Life Cycles What is a life cycle? What do we know about the life cycles of mammals/ amphibians/ birds/ insects? What makes a successful life cycle? How are humans helping endangered animals complete their life cycles? Why do animals make incredible journeys as Living Things and Habitats How do flowering plants reproduce? Are all flowers on all plants the same? Do all plants reproduce by producing seeds? Animals, including humans How do amphibians and insects reproduce? How do mammals and birds reproduce? How does the human life cycle compare with

6 materials? part of a life cycle? that of other mammals? What is the best brand of nappy? How girls become women? Are bikes the same? How do boys become men? What is the stickiest glue? Forces Mixtures How can we measure a force? How can we separate mixtures? Why does an object fall? What happens when we mix solids and liquids? What makes things move? What makes a difference to how fast sugar and salt dissolve? How can we extract drinkable water from sea water? How can we purify materials? How can we clean contaminated water? How can we slow down falling objects? Does the shape of an object affect its movement in liquid? Do all heavy things sink? What happens we a force is applied to elastic or springs? What happens if we sprinkle salt to a combination of liquids? How do we use levers to help us? How can we lift a heavy load? Can we a wheel with teeth make work easier? Electricity: Evolution and Inheritance Circulation system How many simple circuits can you construct? Why do living things vary? How does my circulatory system work? What does a switch do? Can we breed a dog for a purpose? What is a heart and what does it do? 6 How strong is resistance? How can we make food better? What is blood? Do you know how to use circuit diagrams to construct a circuit? How do we generate electricity? How does the environment affect plants? How do living things survive/ become extinct? What evidence is there that living things What are valves and vessels? What happens to water in the body? Animals

7 Can you construct complex circuits? Can you use your knowledge to construct a burglar alarm? Light: What is light and what does it do? Can you see more than just your face in the mirror? Can light go around corners? Can you make a camera? How can you measure a shadow? What do you know about changing shadow sizes? Can light change direction? How many ways can you make a rainbow? Can you make a shadow puppet show? changed over time? How does natural selection work? How can one type of animal become two? Classification: How do we use classification? Can you use your classification skills? How are vertebrates/ invertebrates grouped? What else is living besides plants and animals? How can you grow micro-organisms? What happens when scientists disagree? Can you your skills to identify an unknown organism? How do animals behave at different times of the year? How can we observe animals, including life cycles? How do the type and number of birds change across the school year? What happens to invertebrates during the year? Healthy Living What does it mean to be healthy? How is food divided into different groups? What make food/ drink healthy? How has diet changed? How is pulse affected by exercise? What are the benefits of exercise and sport? How to athletes keep fit? How do drugs, including smoking, affect the body?

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