In Autumn 2, we will learn about rocks and soils.
- What are rocks used for and why are they chosen for particular purposes?
- What are the three different types of rock and how are they formed?
- Which rocks are most hard wearing?
- Which rocks are permeable?
- What are the properties of different soil types and how is soil made?
- Which soil is the most permeable?
- What are fossils and how are they formed?
In Spring 1, we will learn about forces and magnets.
- What is a magnet and what do we mean by repel and attract?
- What materials are magnetic?
- How strong are different magnets and what are magnets used for?
- Set up simple and practical enquiry and record findings using bar charts.
- What is the difference between some forces and what happens when forces are changed?
- How do things move on different surfaces?
- What is electromagnetism and who discovered it?
In Spring 2 and the Summer term, our topic is Animals Including Humans.
Our key questions are:
- What bones make up a human skeleton?
- What are the similarities and differences between the skeletons of humans and animals?
- What are the skeleton types?
- How do the muscles attached to my bones create movement?
- Why is exercise important for my body?
- What are the food groups and why is a balanced diet important?
- How are nutrients, water and oxygen transported within animals and humans?