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Super Scientists

£12.00
SKU S2CS30007
Key Stage 1 Electricity Forces Light and Sound Working Scientifically Science Year 2

This Year 2 working scientifically scheme of work is all about 'Super Scientists'. Your class will have the opportunity to learn about scientists and their discoveries while developing their own 'working scientifically' skills. This scheme will extend their knowledge through a variety of fun, practical and informative activities, including investigating gravity, light, sound, medical science including reflexes and germs, as well as how to make a simple circuit.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

These downloadable 'Super Scientists' lessons contain lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and much more, giving you all you need to teach this Year 2 scheme of work while encouraging your class to look at the world around them scientifically!

#Lesson1IssacNewtonGravity

This first lesson in this Super Scientists scheme of work gives your class the chance to find out about Isaac Newton. They will conduct simple investigations involving observing falling objects, to develop their understanding of what gravity is.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Spinner Template
#Lesson2IssacNewtonLight

In this lesson, your class will learn more about Newton and discover that he continued looking at the world scientifically after developing his theory of gravity. Your class will investigate Newton's light discoveries, either investigating what happens when light passes through a prism or by making their own focusing telescope.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Modelling sheets
  • Telescope instructions
#Lesson3AlexanderGrahamBellSound

In the third lesson of this series, your class will find out why Bell became interested in sound and how he communicated with his deaf mother. Your class will make a string telephone and investigate how to improve the sound quality. Alternatively they can play barrier games to challenge their listening skills.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Telephone instructions
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4Oursensesandreflexes

During this lesson, your class will explore an overview of scientific discoveries in the field of medicine. They will then be challenged to put their reflexes or their senses to the test, seeing if they can record their information and think like scientists. To conclude the lesson, your class will set up an experiment about germs that will be used in lesson five.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson5Whatmakesusill

Now that your class have found out about medicine through history, they will explore how Florence Nightingale and Alexander Fleming accidentally improved our health care. They will either research the importance of hand washing or investigate hand washing through practical activities. To conclude the lesson, your class will learn about Joseph Lister and think about what it would be like if we didn't have sterile surgeries today.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Fact sheet
  • Washing hands rhyme
#Lesson6ThomasEdisonElectricity

The final lesson in this series looks back at everything your class have learnt over the last few lessons. After being introduced to Edison and making their own lightbulb circuit quiz machine, they will be able to put their knowledge and their friends' knowledge to the test!

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Quiz instructions
  • Fact sheet
  • Symbol key
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 2 - asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
  • Year 2 - observing closely, using simple equipment
  • Year 2 - performing simple tests
  • Year 2 - using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • Year 2 - gathering and recording data to help in answering questions
  • Year 2 - describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene
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