I can ask relevant scientific questions.
I can use observations and knowledge to answer scientific questions.
I can set up a simple enquiry to explore a scientific question.
I can set up a test to compare two things.
I can set up a fair test and explain why it is fair.
I can make careful and accurate observations, including the use of standard units.
I can use equipment, including thermometers and data loggers to make measurements.
I can gather, record, classify and present data in different ways to answer scientific questions.
I can use diagrams, keys, bar charts and tables; using scientific language.
I can use findings to report in different ways, including oral and written explanations, presentation.
I can draw conclusions and suggest improvements.
I an make a prediction with a reason.
I can identify differences, similarities and changes related to an enquiry.
Living things and their habitats
I can group living things in different ways.
I can use classification keys to group, identify and name living things.
I can create classification keys to group, identify and name living things (for others to use).
I can describe how changes to an environment could endanger living things.
Animals, including humans
I can identify and name the parts of the human digestive system.
I can describe the functions of the organs in the human digestive system.
I can identify and describe the different types of teeth in humans.
I can describe the functions of different human teeth.
I can use food chains to identify producers, predators and prey.
I can construct food chains to identify producers, predators and prey.
States of matter
I can group materials based on their state of matter (solid, liquid, gas).
I can describe how some materials can change state.
I can explore how materials change state.
I can measure the temperature at which materials change state.
I can describe the water cycle.
I can explain the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle.
I can describe how sound is made.
I can explain how sound travels from a source to our ears.
I can explain the place of vibration in hearing.
I can explore the correlation between pitch and the object producing a sound.
I can explore the correlation between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it.
I can describe what happens to a sound as it travels away from its source.
I can identify and name appliances that require electricity to function.
I can construct a series circuit.
I can identify and name the components in a series circuit (including cells, wires, bulbs, switches and buzzers).
I can draw a circuit diagram.
I can predict and test whether a lamp will light within a circuit.
I can describe the function of a switch in a circuit.
I can describe the difference between a conductor and insulators; giving examples of each.