Science for Upper Elementary / KS 2

EARTH AND SPACE

SOUND

ELECTRICITY

FORCES AND MAGNETS- Learning unit for 7 to 8 year olds

Use this unit for 7 to 8 year olds and the unit

FORCES AND MOTION for age 10 to 11 year olds.

LIGHT – Learning Unit for age 10 to 11

FORCES and MOTION and SIR ISAAC NEWTON

Aimed at Year 5/6 / Grade 5, this unit explores forces and motion. There are slides, activities and worksheets to support learning and understanding. One lesson draws attention to Sir Isaac Newton and his contribution to mathematics and science.

Topics include:
What is a force?
Balanced and unbalanced forces

Gravity
Friction
Air resistance
Forces acting on aeroplanes

Water resistance
Levers
Pulleys
Gears
Isaac Newton

PROPERTIES and CHANGES in MATERIALS

Properties and Changed in Materials
Contents and Objectives
Lessons 1 to 6

LIGHT

EVOLUTION and INHERITANCE

PLANTS

With nine power point presentations and nine worksheets for the unit Plants for 7 to 8 year olds, this unit covers the topics:

What do the parts of plants do?

What do plants need to grow well?

Do plants really need water to grow? Experimenting

Do plants really need light to grow? Experimenting

Do different plants have different needs?

How does water move around a plant?

What are flowers for? Pollination

What are flowers for? Producing seeds

Seed dispersal

The lesson objectives are clearly stated at the start of each lesson.

Some simple items are needed for the investigations in lessons 3, 4 and 6.

ANIMALS, INCLUDING HUMANS -THE SKELETON AND MUSCLES

LIVING THINGS AND THEIR HABITATS – LIFE CYCLES

LIVING THINGS AND THEIR HABITATS – ENVIRONMENTS

Living Things and their Habitats is a comprehensive unit covering the following topics:
The Environment
Habitats
Flowering and Non-Flowering plants
Classification of animals
Vertebrates: Mammals
Vertebrates: Birds
Vertebrates: Reptiles
Vertebrates: Fish
Vertebrates: Amphibians
Invertebrates: Insects
Invertebrates: Spiders
Invertebrates: Worms
Invertebrates: Slugs

Each topic has a presentations, notes and worksheet.

ANIMALS, INCLUDING HUMANS: NUTRITION

ANIMALS, INCLUDING HUMANS: THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

ANIMALS, INCLUDING HUMANS: CONCEPTION TO OLD AGE

EIGHT LESSONS WITH POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHEETS

Index for Animals, including Humans 5
Index

ANIMALS, INCLUDING HUMANS: EATING AND DIGESTION

Animals including Humans: Eating and Digestion:

THERE ARE EIGHT POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS AND EIGHT SETS OF NOTES AND WORKSHEET ACTIVITIES.

They cover the following topics:

Eco systems – consumers and producers
Consumers in the food chain
Human’s teeth
Teeth in animals
Mouth and the tongue
The Throat and Oesophagus
The stomach and intestines
The different ways that animals digest food

ROCKS AND SOILS

NINE POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHEETS

Using your rock and soil samples, guide your students through the geographic and scientific aspects of:

Sedimentary Rock
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Grouping and Sorting Rocks – colour
Grouping and Sorting Rocks – lustre
Grouping and Sorting Rocks – hardness
Grouping and Sorting Rocks – cleavage
Grouping and Sorting Rocks – minerals and crystals
What is Soil?

WORKING SCIENTIFICALLY 6 – lessons for Year 6, Grade 5

Students find it easy to understand the topic “Working Scientifically” using the PowerPoint slides, activities and worksheets in this unit.

There are clear notes to print for the students too.                

The lessons cover:

How Science has had a positive and negative effect over time

Following the Scientific Method

Exploring Scientific Ideas

Getting Accurate results

Recording and Concluding

Limitations of Test

WORKING SCIENTIFICALLY 5 – Lessons for Grade 4, Year 5

Working Scientifically 5

Work through the objectives of this unit on Working Scientifically with your students. PowerPoints are provided with indicators to break for the planned activities, notes for the students and worksheets for the activities.

Areas of study include:

Creativity in Science

Planning to experiment

The main variables that may affect investigative results

Communicating conclusions

Evaluating accuracy of conclusions

Please see detailed objectives in the content page in the gallery.

WORKING SCIENTIFICALLY 4 – Lessons for Year 4 / Grade 3

A unit covering the goals for:

1 Finding knowledge

2 Prediction and Hypothesis

3 A Fair Test

4 Setting up a Science Experiment

5 Collecting data

6 Analysing and drawing conclusions

7 The Scientific process in discovering our COVID vaccines

Scaffold students through the process of understanding “working scientifically” using these PowerPoint presentations, activities, notes and worksheets.