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Science Targets

Working scientifically

I can ask simple scientific questions.

I can use simple equipment to make observations.

I can carry out simple tests.

I can identify and classify things.

I can suggest what I have found out.

I can use simple data to answer questions



I can name a variety of common wild and garden plants.

I can name the petals, stem, leaf and root of a plant.

I can name the roots, trunk, branches and leaves of a tree.

Animals, including humans

I can name a variety of animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles birds and mammals.

I can classify and name animals by what they eat (carnivore, herbivore and omnivore).

I can sort animals into categories (including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals).

I can sort living and non-living things.

I can name the parts of the human body that I can see.

I can link the correct part of the human body to each sense.


Everyday materials

I can distinguish between an object and the material it is made from.

I can explain the materials that an object is made from.

I can name wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock.

I can describe the properties of everyday materials.

I can group objects based on the materials they are made from.


Seasonal changes

I can observe and comment on changes in the seasons.

I can name the seasons and suggest the type of weather in each season.