I can plan different types of scientific enquiry.
I can control variables in an enquiry.
I can measure accurately and precisely using a range of equipment.
I can record data and results using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, tables, scatter graphs, bar and line graphs.
I can use the outcome of test results to make predictions and set up a further comparative fair test.
I can report findings from enquiries in a range of ways.
I can explain a conclusion from an enquiry.
I can explain causal relationships in an enquiry.
I can relate the outcome from an enquiry to scientific knowledge in order to state whether evidence supports or refutes an argument or theory.
I can read, spell and pronounce scientific vocabulary accurately.
Living things and their habitats
I can describe the life cycle of different living things, e.g. mammal, amphibian, insect bird.
I can describe the differences between different life cycles.
I can describe the process of reproduction in plants.
I can describe the process of reproduction in animals.
Animals, including humans
I can create a timeline to indicate stages of growth in humans.
Properties and changes of materials
I can compare and group materials based on their properties (e.g. hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity, [electrical & thermal], and response to magnets).
I can describe how a material dissolves to form a solution; explaining the process of dissolving.
I can describe and show how to recover a substance from a solution.
I can describe how some materials can be separated.
I can demonstrate how materials can be separated (e.g. through filtering, sieving and evaporating).
I know and can demonstrate that some changes are reversible and some are not.
I can explain how some changes result in the formation of a new material and that this is usually irreversible.
I can discuss reversible and irreversible changes.
I can give evidenced reasons why materials should be used for specific purposes.
Earth and space
I can describe and explain the movement of the Earth and other planets relative to the Sun.
I can describe and explain the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth.
I can explain and demonstrate how night and day are created.
I can describe the Sun, Earth and Moon (using the term spherical).
I can explain what gravity is and its impact on our lives.
I can identify and explain the effect of air resistance.
I can identify and explain the effect of water resistance.
I can identify and explain the effect of friction.
I can explain how levers, pulleys and gears allow a smaller force to have a greater effect.