Science primary school curriculum materials

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Sustainable Travel link

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Science

Foundation Stage

Places

Talking about the journey to school and what they notice when they drive compared to walking, scooting or cycling

Keeping safe by being visible

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KS1

Years 1/2

Working scientifically

Investigating the benefits that exercise has on us

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Everyday materials

Investigating the properties of materials used in scooters and cycles, in particular bike saddles

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Seasonal changes

Considering the question: How does the weather affect the way we travel?

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Lower KS2 Years 3/4

Electricity

Constructing a simple circuit to light up a bike

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Forces and magnets

Comparing how things move on different surfaces

Observing and recording magnetism in everyday objects

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Working scientifically: Speed and distance

Experimenting how far and fast different wheels and axles will enable a toy car to travel

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Upper KS2 Years 5/6

Working scientifically

Investigating the benefits that exercise has on us

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Materials

Testing the suitability of materials used in scooter and cycle helmets

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Earth and Space

Using the idea that the Earth’s rotation explains day and night, how does this affect travel choices?

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