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Properties and Changes of Materials

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SKU S5CS30008
Key Stage 2 Materials and Matter Science Year 5
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These Properties and Changes of Materials Year 5 Science lessons are jam-packed full of practical activities and scientific enquiries to help your KS2 Science class understand the differences between a variety of materials, and how materials can be mixed and dissolved, and reversibly and irreversibly changed.

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#TheCompleteSeries7lessons

Containing lesson plans, slides, differentiated activity ideas, worksheets and much more, this Properties and Changes of Materials Year 5 planning pack provides the perfect basis for your Science teaching, without you having to spend hours on planning!

 
#Lesson1Dissolving

In this first Properties and Changes of Materials Year 5 Science lesson, your class will explore what happens to substances when they are mixed with water.

They will find out about soluble and insoluble substances, and develop their scientific vocabulary relating to this. In their independent activities, children are challenged to conduct a fair test to find out which of a range of substances are soluble, and which are insoluble. In the alternative activity provided, your class will explore what factors other than temperature can help jelly cubes to dissolve more quickly.

Complete with a detailed plan, informative slide shows for the teaching input, as well as differentiated resources, this Dissolving KS2 Lesson Pack has everything you need for a successful Science lesson!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge Cards
#Lesson2SeparatingMixtures

In this Separating Mixtures KS2 lesson, your class will explore ways in which the original materials in some mixtures and solutions may be recovered, by the process of evaporation, or by sieving or filtering.

After recapping on the scientific vocabulary that they were introduced to in the previous lesson, children are challenged to use their knowledge and understanding of soluble and insoluble substances to suggest, explain and test how various mixtures could be separated.

This Separating Mixtures KS2 Lesson Pack includes an easy-to-follow plan, a set of engaging slides for the teaching input, and a range of printable, differentiated resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Investigation Cards
#Lesson3IrreversibleChanges

In this Irreversible Changes KS2 lesson, your children will begin by discussing the difference between reversible and irreversible changes.

They will then conduct some practical investigations involving irreversible reactions, including making their own fizzy lemonade, or observing what happens to plaster of Paris when mixed with water.

A detailed lesson plan, informative slide show and differentiated resources are all included in this Irreversible Changes KS2 Science planning pack.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson4HeatingandCooling

In this fourth Properties and Changes of Materials Year 5 Science lesson, children will continue to learn about reversible and irreversible changes - specifically those caused by heating or cooling materials.

After discussing as a class the effect that heating or cooling can have on a range of materials, children will then either predict and sort different materials according to what may happen when they are heated or cooled, or explore irreversible reactions by making a loaf of soda bread!

This Heating and Cooling KS2 lesson pack comes with a range of printable resources, as well as engaging slides and a detailed plan - everything you need for your Year 5 Science lesson!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Recipe Sheet
  • Cooking Safely Poster
#Lesson5Burning

In this Properties and Changes of Materials KS2 lesson, children will consider what happens when materials are burned, including what new materials are produced.

After recapping on reversible and irreversible changes, children will carry out investigations involving burning a candle, using scientific reasoning to explain what is happening.

Included in this KS2 Science lesson pack is an easy-to-follow plan, informative slides for the teaching input, and a range of differentiated worksheets to suit the needs of most learners in your class.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Candle video
  • Teacher Notes
  • Observation Sheet
#Lesson6PropertiesofMaterials

In this Properties of Materials KS2 lesson, children will identify and discuss several different properties of a range of materials, developing and extending their scientific vocabulary.

After exploring, discussing and comparing the properties of a range of materials as a class, children will either sort and group given sets of materials, or use their scientific enquiry skills to explore the properties of some materials.

A detailed plan, an informative set of slides and differentiated, printable resources are all included in this Properties of Materials KS2 lesson pack.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Materials Cards
  • Activity Cards
#Lesson7PropertiesforEverydayUses

In this final lesson, children apply their knowledge and understanding of the properties of materials to explain why certain materials are chosen for everyday objects.

In this final lesson, children will first recap on the vocabulary used to describe the properties of different materials, before taking a closer look at some of them, and why materials with these properties are used for certain purposes. In their independent activities, children will use their knowledge and reasoning skills to explain how the properties of a material make it useful for a specific purpose.

Everything you need for a successful Science lesson is included in this pack - an easy-to-follow plan, an informative slide show for the teaching input, and differentiated resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge Cards
  • This vs That Cards
  • Picnic Items Cards
  • Picnic Priorities Sheet
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • planning different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary
  • reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations
  • compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets
  • know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe how to recover a substance from a solution
  • use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated, including through filtering, sieving and evaporating
  • give reasons, based on evidence from comparative and fair tests, for the particular uses of everyday materials, including metals, wood and plastic
  • demonstrate that dissolving, mixing and changes of state are reversible changes
  • explain that some changes result in the formation of new materials, and that this kind of change is not usually reversible, including changes associated with burning and the action of acid on bicarbonate of soda

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