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					EARTH AND SPACE

P1 / 2
YEAR 1

WHAT ARE THINGS MADE OF?

                                                    Attainment Target                                                            Level            *
                                                                                                                                          Stage in RSP
Make observations of the differences in the properties of common                                                                  1            B
materials

Give examples of some materials based on simple properties                                                                        1            A


THE SUN AND SEASONS
Link the pattern of day and night to the position of the Sun                                                                      2            A

Associate the seasons with differences in observed temperature                                                                    2            B


YEAR 2

DESCRIBING MATERIALS
Relate uses of everyday materials to properties                                                                                       1            B

Recognise and name some common materials from living and non-                                                                         1            A
living sources


DAY AND NIGHT
Identify the Sun, the Moon and the Stars                                                                                              2            A

Describe how day and night are related to the spin of the Earth                                                                       2            B




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P2/3

YEAR 1
CHANGING THINGS
                                                    Attainment Target                                                            Level   Stage in
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                                                                                                                                           RSP
Make observations of the ways in which some materials can be                                                                      3         A
changed by processes such as squashing, bending, twisting and
stretching

Associate the seasons with differences in observed temperature                                                                              B


YEAR 2
THE SKY AT NIGHT AND DAY
Identify the Sun, the Moon and the Stars                                                                                          2         A

Link the pattern of day and night to the position of the Sun                                                                      2         A

Describe how day and night are related to the spin of the Earth                                                                   2         B

MELTING AND FREEZING
Describe how everyday materials can be changed by heating or                                                                      3         B
cooling




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P3/4

YEAR 1
CHANGING SHAPE
                                                    Attainment Target                                                            Level           *
                                                                                                                                         Stage in RSP
Make observations of the ways in which some materials can be                                                                      A           3
changed by processes such as squashing, bending, twisting and
stretching

SAVING WATER
Give the main uses of water                                                                                                       A           4

Explain why conservation of water is important                                                                                    B           4

Give examples of common causes of water pollution                                                                                 B           4


YEAR 2
DISAPPEARING MATERIALS
Describe how everyday materials can be changed by heating or                                                                      B           3
cooling

Give examples of everyday materials that dissolve in water                                                                        B           4

Distinguish between materials that are soluble and insoluble in                                                                   C           4
water

Describe in simple terms the changes that occur when water is                                                                     C           4
heated or cooled




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P4/5

YEAR 1

MIXING AND SEPARATING
                  Attainment Target                                                                                              Level           *
                                                                                                                                         Stage in RSP
Give examples of everyday materials that dissolve in water                                                                        B           4

Distinguish between materials that are soluble and insoluble in                                                                   C           4
water

Describe in simple terms the changes that occur when water is                                                                     C           4
heated or cooled

Describe the changes when materials are mixed                                                                                     C           5

Describe how solids of different sizes can be separated                                                                           C           5

Explain how evaporation and filtration can be used in the separation                                                              D           5
of solids from liquids


YEAR 2

SAVING WATER
Give the main uses of water                                                                                                       A           4

Explain why conservation of water is important                                                                                    B           4

Give examples of common causes of water pollution                                                                                 B           4


PARTICLES
Describe the differences between solids, liquids and gases                                                                        C           5

Give everyday uses for solid, liquid and gases                                                                                    C           5




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P5/6

YEAR 1
SEPARATING THINGS
                                                    Attainment Target                                                            Level           *
                                                                                                                                         Stage in RSP
Describe the changes when materials are mixed                                                                                     C           5

Describe how the solids of different sizes can be separated                                                                       C           5

Explain how evaporation and filtration can be used in the separation                                                              D           5
of solids from liquids

OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
Link the temperature of the planets to their relative position and their                                                          C           6
atmosphere

Describe the solar system in terms of Earth, Sun and Planets                                                                      C           6

Relate the movements of the Planets around the Sun to gravitational                                                               D           6
forces


YEAR 2
SOLIDS, LIQUIDS AND GASES IN THE AIR
Describe the differences between solids, liquids and gases                                                                        C           5

Give everyday uses for solid, liquid and gases                                                                                    C           5

Name the gases of the atmosphere and describe some of their uses                                                                  D           6

Describe what happens when materials are burned                                                                                   D           6

Describe the effect of burning fossil fuels                                                                                       D           6




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P6/7

YEAR 1
SOLAR SYSTEM SCIENCE
                 Attainment Target                                                                                               Level           *
                                                                                                                                         Stage in RSP
Describe the Solar system in terms of Earth, Sun and Planets                                                                      C           6

Relate the movements of the planets around the Sun to gravitational                                                               D           6
forces

Explain day, month and year in terms of the relative motion of the                                                                E           7
Sun, the Earth and the Moon

EARTH SCIENCE
Describe the internal structure of the Earth                                                                                      D           7

Describe the processes that lead to the formation of the three types                                                              D           7
of rock

Give examples of useful materials we obtain from the Earth’s crust                                                                D           7

Describe how soils are formed                                                                                                     D           7


YEAR 2
BURNING AND THE AIR
Describe what happens when materials are burned                                                                                   D           6

Describe the effect of burning fossil fuels                                                                                       D           6

Name the gases of the atmosphere and describe some of their uses                                                                  D           6

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND
Give some examples of the approaches taken to space exploration                                                                   D           7

Describe the Universe in terms of stars, galaxies and black holes                                                                 E           7

Describe some of the ideas used to explain the origin and evolution                                                               F           7
of the Universe

Link the temperature of the planets to their relative position and their                                                          C           6
relative position and their atmosphere


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