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.
I can describe the function of different parts of flowing plants and trees.
I can explore and describe the needs of different plants for survival.
I can explore and describe how water is transported within plants.
I can describe the plant life cycle, especially the importance of flowers.
Animals, including humans
I can explain the importance of a nutritious, balanced diet.
I can explain how nutrients, water and oxygen are transported within animals and humans.
I can describe and explain the skeletal system of a human.
I can describe and explain the muscular system of a human.
I can describe the purpose of the skeleton in humans and animals.
I can compare and group rocks based on their appearance and physical properties, giving a reason.
I can describe how fossils are formed.
I can describe how soil is made.
I can describe and explain the difference between sedimentary and igneous rock.
I can describe what dark is (the absence of light).
I can explain that light is needed in order to see.
I can explain that light is reflected from a surface.
I can explain and demonstrate how a shadow is formed.
I can explore shadow size and explain.
I can explain the danger of direct sunlight and describe how to keep protected.
Forces and magnets
I can explore and describe how objects move on different surfaces.
I can explain how some forces require contact and some do not, giving examples.
I can explore and explain how objects attract and repel in relation to objects and other magnets.
I can predict whether objects will be magnetic and carry out an enquiry to test this out.
I can describe how magnets work.
I can predict whether magnets will attract or repel and give a reason.