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Working scientifically
Over the year Year 2 will be:

 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways

 observing closely, using simple equipment

 performing simple tests

 identifying and classifying

 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions

 gathering and recording data to help in answering questions.

Autumn Science topics.

Uses of everyday materials
 identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses

 find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

Plants

We will be doing the first part of this topic by planting and observing bulbs over time.
 observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants

 find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

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