all Investigative skills worksheets by Subject
A Year 5 science investigation into shadows and what they can tell us about the position of the Sun in the sky.
Gases are all around us, but they can be hard to spot! Help your child work through this investigation into the gases we can see and what they're used for.
A practical investigation into pitch and how sounds change in different conditions.
Let’s find out which eye colour is the most common amongst your family and friends! You can record your results on this pictogram.
Can you move this fish across the carpet without touching it? Let's have a race...
Fill a glass or some empty glass bottles with water halfway to the top. Now tap the side of the glass with a teaspoon. Can you describe the sound that you hear?
Let's explore how air moves by playing a fun game!
It’s easy to make your very own grass head. You can keep your head on the window sill, and you’ll be amazed at how fast it grows!
There are patterns all around us. Take a large piece of white paper and a crayon and see if you can capture some!
Here's a tasty science experiment for you, investigating solids and liquids!
Try this experiment and discover if spreading seeds out helps them to grow better than keeping them all in one place.
This quiz covers all the topics you have learnt in Y2 science. Can you answer all the questions?
When we have children, we pass on our genes to them. This is why you may look like your mum or dad, or you may be good at something (or not good at something!), just like them. Draw portraits of yourself, your mum and your dad. Do you share any physical characteristics? Can you give examples of how you are similar to your parents in behaviour or ability?
Vertebrates can be divided into five groups. Can you research each group and give examples of animals in that group?
Think of an animal or plant you are particularly interested in. Can you research their life cycle? Draw or print out some pictures to make your life cycle clearer.
All of these animals are invertebrates (they have no backbone). Can you do some research on them to find out how their bodies are structured, what they eat and what habitat they live in?
Jane Goodall is a world-famous primatologist who has made lots of important scientific discoveries about chimpanzees and how they behave. Can you do some research and find the answers to these questions about her life?
Mary Anning was born in 1799. She is famous because of her fossil discoveries and the important contribution they made to the scientific study of prehistoric life. See if you can find the answers to these questions by researching her life on the internet or in your library.
Did you know that dinosaurs lived on Earth for roughly 200 million years, whereas we humans have only existed for 200,000 years?! Look at this timeline. Can you do some research on the kinds of dinosaurs that were around during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods? Find out what our planet was like then and what other animals were around.