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Biology – Plants

Covering- The parts of the plant, types of plant, classification, the life cycle

 

Physics – Forces

Covering – pulling, pushing, speed, acceleration, gravity, streamlining

SOUTHCOTE STEPS ASSESSMENT

 

Description

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Point to main parts of plant; roots, stem, flower, leaves

7

Use a magnifying glass to look at plants and minibeasts

8

Sequence 4 stages of the life cycle of a plant

8

Begin to group plants giving reasons

9

Observe plants using a magnifying glass and describe them

9

Devise a simple test to see what happens if a plant has no water

9

Observe the growth of flowers and vegetables

10

Student is aware of evergreen and deciduous plants

10

Observe and compare plants using a magnifying glass

10

Group plants giving reasons

10

Devise a simple test to see what happens if a plant has no light

11

Observe how plants grow in different temperatures

11

Identify equipment to be used to measure the growth of plant

11

Observe differences in seeds and begin to comment on similarities and differences

11

Observe and describe how seeds/bulbs grow into mature plants

12

Know plants need water, light and correct temperature to grow

12

Record growth of a plant as it changes

12

Compare plant growth in different conditions

12

Observe and record differences in seeds

12

Describe the function of the different parts of a flowering plant (root, stem, leaves, flowers)

13

Observe the function of the different parts of plants through investigation

13

Explore the role the different flower parts play in the life cycle to include: Pollination; Seed formation; Seed dispersal

13

Use classification to identify and name a variety of living things

14

Recognise environments can change seasonally and by human impact

14

Explore positive and negative effects of human impact

14

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