all Science worksheets
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!
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!
The letters in these boxes have been mixed up. Can you unjumble them to find the name of an animal?
Beans, gingerbread men, ice, washing-up bottles and cocoa powder – that's all you need to demonstrate key KS1 and KS2 science concepts to your child at the kitchen table. Packed with simple experiments, fun games (Muffled Chinese Whispers, anyone?) and parent-friendly science explanations, our Experiments and science fun for KS1 and KS2 learning pack is all you need to make primary science come to life for your child.
Draw a picture of a family member then label it and add some words to describe them around the picture.
Cut out these dragon, fairy and owl shadow puppets to use in storytelling, while also learning about the properties of light and dark when a light source is blocked by an object.
Your child will learn all about the life cycle of a plant and what plants need to grow with this fun worksheet.
Develop your child's understanding of forces with an experiment to demonstrate the workings of a jet engine whilst encouraging scientific discussion.
Introduce your child to the names of baby animals and help them to match them to the pictures of adult animals.
A worksheet to prompt children into carrying out an investigation into the force exerted by water on different objects.
A cutting and sticking activity to help children understand which foods belong to which group.
Questions about magnets for children to think about and / or research.
A cutting out and re-ordering activity, where your child needs to match vocabulary on electricity with the correct definition.
This worksheet shows the results of an experiment into friction. It has questions below to prompt children to think about what the results mean and draw their own conclusions.
Activities for your child to do at home that will demonstrate the fact that air exists.
This worksheet encourages children to investigate why certain animals are adapted to their habitats.
This download shows a picture of a plant and asks children to label the parts and also explain what each part does. There is an answer sheet included.
Develop your child's understanding of materials and their different properties.
Fun experiments to help your child learn about magnetism and magnets.