Welcome to Old Park’s Science Page

Question of the Month!

How do we see?

The topics children learn in Science

Year Group Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Nursery Parts of my body

Autumn

Light/Colour

Dark and simple textures

Winter

Animals – Dinosaurs

Animals – Pets and underwater creatures. Floating and sinking Spring

Growing Plants

Minibeasts

Summer

Picnics – Healthy Eating

Reception Me and my body

Autumn

Light and colour

Floating/sinking

Using Magnets

Winter

Animals – Dinosaurs

Animals – Pets and underwater creatures Spring

Growing Plants

Minibeasts

Summer

Picnics – Healthy Eating

YEAR 1 Animals & Humans

Evolution

Materials Electricity Forces & Magnets Plants Earth & Space Living Things Light Sound & Hearing
YEAR 2 Animals & Humans

Evolution

Materials Electricity Forces & Magnets Plants Earth & Space Living Things Light Sound & Hearing

Earth & Space

YEAR 3 Animals & Humans Evolution Living Things Forces & Magnets Electricity Plants Earth & Space Materials & Evolution Light Sound & hearing
YEAR 4
Animals & Humans Evolution Living Things Forces & Magnets
Electricity Plants Earth & Space Materials Light Sound & hearing
YEAR 5 Animals & Humans Evolution Living Things & Plants Electricity

Forces & Magnets

Earth & Space Materials Light & Seeing Sound & Hearing
YEAR 6 Animals & Humans Evolution Living Things & Plants
Electricity

Forces & Magnets

Earth & Space
Materials Light & Seeing Sound & Hearing

Old Park Science Principles

Video of the Month

Experiment of the Month

Make your own Slime!

 

Apps for your tablets and phones

Racing Penguin : Slide and Fly
(Apple)
Dippy’s Naturenauts
(Website)

Play and Learn Science
(Apple)

Skyview Lite
(Apple)
Essential Skeleton
(Apple)
 DIY Sun Science
(Apple)
 
NASA
(Apple and Android)
 Britannica Kids : Volcanoes
(Apple – £1.99)
Build A Body
(Apple)

Games

These games may require the use of Flash, which will only work on laptop and desktop computers.

Spacequake (Space and Planets)

Pond Life (Food chain)

Rainbow Mechanic (Light)

Team Wild (Habitats)