Year 6 Physical processes worksheets by School Year

How light helps us to see experiment

How light helps us to see

We see an object because light shines onto it and is reflected back into our eye. When it gets dark this evening, try this activity to prove the theory.
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How does distance of an object from a light source change the shadow it makes experiment

How does distance of an object from a light source change the shadow it makes?

Time for an experiment! Let's find out how the distance of an object from a light source changes the shadow it makes.
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Investigation - Can light go around corners?

Can light go around corners?

Try this experiment to see if light can go around corners!
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What stores and transfers energy?

What stores and transfers energy?

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be transferred from one store into another. In these pictures, which items do you think use energy? Which ones store energy? Do they all store/use the same type of energy? Cut them out and sort them into groups.
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Micro-organisms investigation

Micro-organisms investigation

This investigation will help you find out which conditions will encourage micro-organisms such as mould to grow.
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Fatty foods investigation

Fatty foods investigation

Ask an adult to help you select different foods that you think may contain more fat than others. Carefully rub each food in turn in one of the circles. Label each circle so that you can see which food was in which circle. Leave the paper to dry. When dry hold it up to the light. You should be able to see which foods contained more oil and fat as this will be left on the paper!
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Drawing circuit diagrams

Drawing circuit diagrams

Look at these cards. Can you draw circuit diagrams using the correct symbols to match these descriptions?
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Circuits Symbols Snap

Circuits Symbols Snap

Look at these pictures of different circuit components. Can you identify them? Cut them out. Can you match each one up with one of the label cards on the next page? Now shuffle the cards to play a game of Circuit Symbols Snap or matching pairs with a friend or adult to help revise these key components.
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Build your own periscope

Understanding light reflection: Build your own periscope

Mirrors change the direction of light and reflect it. We can demonstrate this practically by making a periscope. Light is reflected from one object into a mirror and then onto the other mirror before reaching your eyes. Collect your materials and find out for yourself!
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Build your own balloon hovercraft

Understanding friction: Build your own balloon hovercraft

When a moving surface slides on a stationary surface it rubs against it, which slows it down. This is due to friction, a force which resists the movement of one object sliding past another. Understand more about friction with a fantastic practical project: make your own balloon hovercraft!
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Micro-organisms: observing mould on food activity

Micro-organisms: observing mould on food

A simple activity your child can carry out at home in order for them to see micro-organisms in the form of mould developing on different food types.
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Putting together a circuit worksheet

Putting together a circuit

This worksheet encourages children to think about how they would carry out an experiment into circuits. It requires them to draw a diagram using the correct symbols.
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Understanding acids and decay activity

Understanding acids and decay

This fun activity helps children to understand that micro-organisms in our mouth are responsible for turning sugar to acid. It demonstrates the effect of acid on teeth by using an egg and some vinegar.
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Understanding circuits worksheet

Understanding circuits

A worksheet to help test children's knowledge of circuits. It also asks questions about fair testing and variables.
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Testing a hypothesis worksheet

Testing a hypothesis

A worksheet giving a hypothesis about the movements of the Sun and Earth. Children need to think about whether it is right or wrong and explain their reasoning.
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Different forces in action worksheet

Different forces in action

This worksheet has pictures to prompt children into thinking about the different forces that are at work in everyday life. It also gives another sheet with explanations of the different forces.
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Experimenting with circuits worksheet

Experimenting with circuits

This worksheet asks children to think about what difference extra bulbs or cells make to a circuit.
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Harmful micro-organisms worksheet

Harmful micro-organisms

This download prompts your child to think about the harmful micro-organisms that are killed by cleaning products.
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Making your own compost activity

Making your own compost

This download explains the process of micro-organisms being useful in helping organic matter to decay. It then gives instructions on how to make your own compost.
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Mass and weight in air and water worksheet

Mass and weight in air and water

Children are asked to think about the difference between the weight of a spoon in water and the weight of a spoon in air.
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