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Activity One - Identify Classify And Observe

Activity 1
Identify Classify And Observe

  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1a compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
Activity Two - Investigating Permeable Rocks

Activity 2
Investigating Permeable Rocks

  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.2 setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1a compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
Activity Three - Investigating The Hardness Of Rocks

Activity 3
Investigating The Hardness Of Rocks

  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.2 setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1a compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
Activity Four - Soil Observation

Activity 4
Soil Observation

  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1c recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter
Activity Five - Parts Of Soil

Activity 5
Parts Of Soil

  • Sc3/1.2 setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests
  • Sc3/1.4 gathering, recording, classifying and presenting data in a variety of ways to help in answering questions
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1c recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter
Activity Six - Weathering Rocks Investigation

Activity 6
Weathering Rocks Investigation

  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.2 setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests
  • Sc3/1.8 identifying differences, similarities or changes related to simple scientific ideas and processes
  • Sc3/1.9 using straightforward scientific evidence to answer questions or to support their findings
  • Sc3/3.1c recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter
Activity One - Identify Classify And Observe
Activity 1
Identify Classify And Observe

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1a compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
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Activity Two - Investigating Permeable Rocks
Activity 2
Investigating Permeable Rocks

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.2 setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1a compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
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Activity Three - Investigating The Hardness Of Rocks
Activity 3
Investigating The Hardness Of Rocks

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.2 setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1a compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
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Activity Four - Soil Observation
Activity 4
Soil Observation

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc3/1.1 asking relevant questions and using different types of scientific enquiries to answer them
  • Sc3/1.3 making systematic and careful observations
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1c recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter
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Activity Five - Parts Of Soil
Activity 5
Parts Of Soil

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc3/1.2 setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests
  • Sc3/1.4 gathering, recording, classifying and presenting data in a variety of ways to help in answering questions
  • Sc3/1.5 recording findings using simple scientific language, drawings, labelled diagrams
  • Sc3/3.1c recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter
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Activity Six - Weathering Rocks Investigation
Activity 6
Weathering Rocks Investigation

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • DT2/1.1a use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups
  • DT2/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design
  • DT2/1.2a select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks accurately
  • DT2/1.2b select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities
  • DT2/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work
  • DT2/1.4a apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures
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