KS1 – Year 1 Science

These are the types of Science questions that children progressing through their Key Stage One should be able to answer.

KS1 – Year 1 Science

October 25, 2017 admin

WORK SCIENTIFICALLY :

  1. Use the following practical scientific methods, processes and skills :

  • asking simple questions
  • observing closely, using simple equipment
  • performing simple tests
  • identifying and classifying
  • using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions

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PLANTS;

  • Identify and name a variety of common plants, including garden plants, wild plants and trees, and those classified as deciduous and evergreen:

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  • Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers:

ANIMALS Including humans

  • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates

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  • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores

  • Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates, including pets)

  • Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.

EVERYDAY MATERIALS;

  • Distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made

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  • Identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock

  • Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials

  • Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties

  • Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

SEASONAL CHANGES

  • Observe the apparent movement of the Sun during the day

  • Observe changes across the four seasons

  • Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.

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