all Science worksheets
Throw a hoop or a circle of string around an area of grass and look really carefully at all the different things you can see there. Make a list or draw pictures of all the different things you can see. It might include bugs, different types of grasses, soil, flowers and stones. You can also do this with a friend to see if they can find different items to you.
As the seasons change, take the opportunity to go on an observation walk to see what’s happening! Here are some great ideas for hands-on winter fun!
As the seasons change, take the opportunity to go on an observation walk to see what’s happening! Here are some great hands-on fun activities for summer!
As the seasons change, take the opportunity to go on an observation walk to see what’s happening! Here are some great hands-on Spring fun ideas.
As the seasons change, take the opportunity to go on an observation walk to see what’s happening! Here are lots of suggestions for fun things to look for on your autumn work.
Choose a selection of small electrical objects, preferably two-battery operated. Look closely at how the batteries are arranged. Open up a plug and look at the wires, all going in different directions. Can you work with your adult helper to put the plug back together? If you have an electricity meter clock, look at the dial turning and how much electricity you are using.
What causes us to have a night and a day? Why is it night on one side of the Earth but day on the other? Let's investigate!
What foods you have eaten in the last 24 hours? Write them down in the table below. Can you identify the type of food you have eaten and the role it plays in your diet?
When sounds are generated by objects, something moves or vibrates. Collect about 10 objects that make a noise (they don’t have to be musical instruments) and see if you can answer these questions.
Use this sheet to create a simple moon phase diary. Look out of your window every night for a month and draw what the moon looks like. Record the date underneath each picture.
This investigation will help you find out which conditions will encourage micro-organisms such as mould to grow.
We choose different materials for different jobs. Think about the objects below and what might happen if this material was used to make them. Record your answers.
This game is designed to help you revise the key properties of different materials. Cut out the cards below. Each card has one material or one material property on it. Can you match all the cards together to make a chain, dominoes-style? How long a chain can you make?
Draw a picture of your house and then go round with a clipboard and identify which materials you can see and label them on your picture.
The shapes of objects made from some materials can be changed by some processes, including squashing, bending, twisting and stretching. Gather a selection of materials from home. Make sure that each object is made from a different material. List the object and the material in the table, then have a go at changing the object’s shape and note on your table what happens.Now have a go at making a glove.
This simple investigation demonstrates how sound can be amplified and made louder.
We often drink fizzy drinks such as lemonade and cola. These are made using carbon dioxide. In this simple experiment, you will be able to make raisins dive up and down in a glass by making your own carbon dioxide!
Build your own water cycle and investigate reversible and irreversible changes.
A sundial tells the time by using the position of the sun. This is how it works: the sun casts a shadow onto a surface marked with lines indicating the hours of the day. As the sun moves across the sky the shadow aligns with different hour-lines. Do you think you can make your own sundial?