National curriculum content
- Describe the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird
- Describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals
- To identify parts of the plant and understand the process of pollination.
- To understand the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction.
- To understand the life cycle of a butterfly.
- To understand the life cycle of a frog.
- To understand why animals are classed as endangered.
What we want children to know
- The life cycle of a butterfly
- The life cycle of a frog
- The life cycle of a plant
- The different between asexual and sexual reproduction in plants
- The reason why animals are endangered
What skills we want children to develop
- Plan different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary.
- Take measurements, using a range of scientific equipment, with increasing accuracy and precision, taking repeat readings when appropriate.
- Use test results to make predictions to set up further comparative and fair tests.
- Report and present 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.
- Identify scientific evidence that has been used to support or refute ideas or arguments.
Asexual reproduction, Bulb, External fertilisation, fertilisation, Gestation, Internal fertilisation, Larva, Metamorphosis, Pollination, Sexual reproduction, Sperm