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Bitesize science is an excellent resource for children looking to further their science knowledge at home.  It has excellent interactive games and quizes. Please use the link that follows to explore: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/

For science topic research and revision click on the link that follows: www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/Science/

For your lastest science news go to www.sciencenewsforkids.org

In our Science curriculum, children learn about:

  • Animals including humans: humans and other animals, green plants, identifying locally occurring plants and animals, protecting living things and the environment and micro-organisms.
  • Living things and their habitats: the differences between living and non-living things and identifying what organisms need to stay healthy. 
  • Materials: grouping and classifying materials, changing materials and separating mixtures of materials.
  • Physical processes: electricity, forces, light, rocks, sound and the Earth and Beyond.
  • Seasonal changes: the movement of the sun across the sky, shadows and the weather associated with different seasons.

Children apply their knowledge and understanding of scientific ideas to familiar phenomena, everyday things and their personal health.  They carry out systematic investigations and use a range of reference sources.

They make links between ideas and communicate their findings using a wide range of scientific language, conventional diagrams, charts and graphs.

Last updated: 03rd December, 2015
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