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Science in Oak Class


In our science topic of electricity we learnt how to: 

Identify common appliances that run on electricity.
Construct a simple series electric circuit.
Identify and name the basic part in a series circuit, including cells, wires, bulbs, switches and buzzers.
Identify whether or not a lamp will light in a simple series circuit, based on whether or not the lamp is part of a complete loop with a battery.
Recognise that a switch opens and closes a circuit.
Associate a switch opening with whether or not a lamp lights in a simple series circuit.
Recognise some common conductors and insulators.
Associate metals with being good conductors.

Knowledge, Skills and Working Scientifically through Archimedes Principle


We can make accurate measurements using standard units. 



We can record our observations in different ways. 

We can explain our findings using different ways. 


We can describe what we have found using scientific language. 

We can make a prediction based on something we have found out. 

We can explain what we have found out and use our measurements to say whether it helps to answer our question. 

We can evaluate what we have found using scientific language, bar charts and tables.