Contents Year 1 Plants Growing plants Seasons Classification fo trees Deciduous and evergreen Animals including humans Identifying common animals Materials Grouping materials Testing materials Seasonal changes Making a wind meter Barometer Rain gauge Year 2 Living things and their habitats Living , dead and never alive Living things and their habitats Food chains Plants Growing plants Growing conditions Animals including humans Animals and their offspring Keeping something alive! Investigating the international space station Uses of everyday materials Testing materials Further testing comparing materials Year 3 Plants Model plants Conditions for growth Transport of water in plants The flower life cycle Animals including humans Animals and their food Investigating skeletons and muscles Rocks Sorting rocks Investigating soil Modelling a fossil Light Mirror magic Viewing the sun safely with pinhole cameras Light - shadow puppets Forces and magnets Attracting magnetic materials Year 4 Living things and their habitats Grouping living things Design your own classification key Environmental change Animals including humans Modelling the digestive system Modelling teeth States of matter Solids, liquids and gases Changing state with cholocolate Puddle practicals Sound Listening to sounds Straw flutes String instrument demonstration Recycled instruments Electricity Circuits conductors and insulators Year 5 Living things and their habitats Life cycles Flower dissection Animals including humans Changes as humans age Properties and changes of materials Dissolving and solutions Separating mixtures Testing uses of materials Materials for insulation Reversible and irreversible changes Earth and space Model solar system The Earth and the Moon Forces Egg drop challenge Homemade friction boards Catapults Year 6 Living things and their habitats Classifying animals Animals including humans Model of the blood Model of the blood vessels Heart dissection Lifestyle and body functions Evolution and inheritance Giraffes then and now! Dinosaurs Parent and offspring Adaptations Light Shadows Seeing objects Electricity Circuit symbol snap Series circuit Index
Kirsty Bertenshaw is an award-winning science teacher and is founder and director of STEMtastic education consultancy. She is a regular columnist for Education Today and has also delivered a training session for the Science Learning Centre in York.