Year 3 Investigative skills worksheets
Can you remember what transparent means? What about opaque? Use a torch to investigate different materials you can find around your house. Which ones allow light to pass through them (transparent)? Which ones block light (opaque)?
Let's investigate which conditions affect seed germination!
Be a shadow detective! Place an object outside and record how the height and width of the shadow cast by the object changes throughout the day. Record them on this sheet.
Use this worksheet to help your child plan an investigation into rock permeability.
A worksheet showing the predictions and conclusions of an experiment into life cycles. Includes questions to encourage children to use their investigative skills.
This activity is a fantastic opportunity to introduce your child to the concept of light and dark.
A worksheet designed to help your child investigate and understand light and dark.
Let your child use their imagination to create a camouflage outfit, helping them explore ideas about designing for a purpose.
Develop your child's understanding of forces with an experiment to demonstrate the workings of a jet engine whilst encouraging scientific discussion.
A worksheet showing results of an experiment into soil permeability with questions for children to answer.
A list of statements for children to look through and decide which are true of good scientists.
A worksheet showing results of an investigation into how different soils affect the growth of plants.
This worksheet encourages children to read through a plan of an investigation and decide where the problems might be.