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
Living things and their habitats
I can identify things that are living, dead and never lived.
I can describe how a specific habitat provides for the basic needs of things living there (plants and animals).
I can identify and name plants and animals in a range of habitats.
I can match living things to their habitat.
I can describe how animals find their food.
I can name some different sources of food for animals.
I can explain a simple food chain.
I can describe how seeds and bulbs grow into plants.
I can describe what plants need in order to grow and stay healthy (water, light & suitable temperature).
Animals, including humans
I can explain the basic stages in a life cycle for animals, including humans.
I can describe what animals and humans need to survive.
I can describe why exercise, a balanced diet and good hygiene are important for humans.
Uses of everyday materials
I can identify and name a range of materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard.
I can suggest why a material might or might not be used for a specific job.
I can explore how shapes can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.