Sc1/1 Working Scientifically
During years 1 and 2, pupils should be taught to use the following practical scientific methods, processes and skills through the teaching of the programme of study content:
Sc1/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
Sc1/1.2 observing closely, using simple equipment
Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
Sc1/1.4 identifying and classifying
Sc1/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
Sc1/1.6 gathering and recording data to help in answering questions.
Sc1/2.1a identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees
Sc1/2.1b identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees
Sc1/2.2 Animals including humans
Sc1/2.2a identify and name a variety of common animals including, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals
Sc1/2.2b identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores
Sc1/2.2c describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals including pets)
Sc1/2.2d identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.
Sc1/3.1 Everyday materials
Sc1/3.1a distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made
Sc1/3.1b identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock
Sc1/3.1c describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials
Sc1/3.1d compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties
Sc1/4.1 Seasonal Changes
Sc1/4.1a observe changes across the 4 seasons
Sc1/4.1b observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.