Materials: Mixtures and separation

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Lessons

Lesson 1: Mixtures

  • To describe mixtures.
  • Working scientifically: To research using a range of secondary resources.

Lesson 2: Sieving

  • To explain the process of sieving.
  • Working scientifically: To draw and annotate a diagram to explain a concept.

Lesson 3: Filtering

  • To explain the process of filtering.
  • Working scientifically: To identify testable questions and how to answer them.

Lesson 4: Solutions

  • To describe solutions and how they can be identified.
  • Working scientifically: To make observations about solutions.

Lesson 5: Dissolving

  • To identify which factors affect the time taken to dissolve.
  • Working scientifically: To plan a fair test with consideration of variables and measurements.

Lesson 6: Evaporating

  • To describe the process of evaporation.

Key skills

Researching

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  • To know

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Key vocabulary

control variable

crystallising

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Assessment – Science Y5: Mixtures and separation

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