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KS2 Science

KS2 Science
Finding out how you move and grow. Can you label the human skeleton? When you've finished move onto the animal skeletons. Do you know which groups living things belong to? Look at the plants and animals as they go past. Can you drag them into the correct groups? Magnets have north poles and south poles. What does a year look like in space? © The application consists of two sorting activities and one writing frame to support work towards the end of the unit. Solid, liquid and gas are called the three states of matter. Materials have different properties that make them useful for different jobs. Pupils can research information about teeth types, tooth structure and tooth decay. Use an information panel where pupils can research details about food groups and a balanced plate approach to a healthy diet.Balanced Plate lesson outline An information panel to explains the terms used in, and concepts behind, food chains.

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Types of Forces A force is a push or pull acting upon an object as a result of its interaction with another object. There are a variety of types of forces. Previously in this lesson, a variety of force types were placed into two broad category headings on the basis of whether the force resulted from the contact or non-contact of the two interacting objects. These types of individual forces will now be discussed in more detail. To read about each force listed above, continue scrolling through this page. Or to read about an individual force, click on its name from the list below.

Science ks1 & ks2 teaching resources The current national curriculum programmes of study for science at key stages 1 and 2 have been disapplied with effect from 1 September 2013 for pupils in years 3 and 4 and are no longer statutory in relation to those year groups. This means that schools are free to develop their own curriculums for science that best meet the needs of their pupils, in preparation for the introduction of the new national curriculum from September 2014 Science remains a compulsory national curriculum subject at all 4 key stages, and the existing programmes of study and attainment targets remain statutory for pupils in years 1, 2, 5 and 6 in 2013 to 2014, because they will underpin the statutory key stage 1 and 2 tests in 2014 and 2015. New statutory programmes of study and attainment targets will be introduced from September 2014 for all year groups except years 2 and 6: for those year groups, the new curriculum will take effect from September 2015.

The Science Behind Fireworks - How Do They Produce the Brilliant Colors and Designs? By Blog Editor Susan Wells ** This article is strictly for the entertainment and information of our readers. Leave the display fireworks creation, development and launching to the professionals. It is a violation of federal, state and local laws to make or use fireworks without the required permits. Science Resource Page Welcome to the new themed science area! Science is a curriculum requirement but many concepts can be difficult for children to understand. I have produced a large number of items that link to many science topics covered in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Click on the links below to visit a themed science area or visit the Fact Sheet sections. Please click on the next two buttons for mini workbooks on the topics below.

ReadWorks Adds More Science Passages Aligned to Common Core Standards ReadWorks is a nonprofit service that has cataloged hundreds of lesson plans and more than one thousand non-fiction reading passages aligned to Common Core standards. Recently, ReadWorks added a new batch of science passages with accompanying question sets to use in elementary and middle school. With a free ReadWorks account you can search for lessons and reading passages by grade and skill. Micro-organisms Welcome to Micro-organisms Hello, I'm Dr David Moore and I am a mycologist at the University of Manchester. So, what is a mycologist? Well, let me explain, a mycologist is someone who has studied, and therefore knows quite a lot about fungus. The fungus Kingdom includes mushrooms and yeast and much, much more. As a mycologist, I know the common (Penny Bun) and Latin (Boletus edulis) names of many species of fungi, but more than 100,000 species exist, so I learn more every day!

5 Fun Physics Games for Students One of my former colleagues always seemed to have his physics students in the hallway, in the stairwells, or outside for various physics demonstrations. His students always seemed to be having fun. I was a little jealous that he hadn't been my physics teacher too. Creative KS2 topic: micro-organisms Germs and bacteria seem be a source of fascination for children of all ages. Perhaps it’s the idea of a secret world hidden from the naked eye that intrigues, knowing that there are organisms out there, on us, and all around us. Or maybe it’s just that a lot of children like things that are a bit disgusting! This topic is based loosely on the year 6 QCA unit ‘Micro-organisms’ but contains ideas that could be used in many different ways. Just so you know, I haven’t included any AT1 in this topic as good opportunities for including investigative work are presented clearly within the QCA unit itself. 1.

The Mountain Where Rain Never Falls The sixth in a series of seven fables/lessons/meditations on probability. Another day of hiking brought the teacher and the student to an empty hut by a mountain stream. “We will rest here a while, and wash our clothes,” the teacher said. When they had laid their clean clothes on sunny rocks to dry, the student pointed to the clouds gathering in the valley below. “Looks like rain. Forces - Air resistance lesson outline incorporating Thinking Dice throughout. With a little planning, a teacher would be able to demonstrate “outstanding” practice, by using the thinking dice progressively, throughout the entire lesson. The teacher would carefully select the certain parts of the lesson to introduce the use of a certain dice to promote a different type/level of thinking. Let’s take a science lesson to demonstrate. Curriculum subject: Science Learning intention of lesson: Do all parachutes fall at the same speed?