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Science Unit 2b - Plants and Animals

 

                                                  This unit is aimed at children in Year 2.

                                                  A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Science Unit 2b: Plants and Animals.

                                                  For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

 

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Vocabulary for unit

(13 pages)

Vocabulary to be used during this unit

Cards of words that may be used throughout this unit (38 cards / words – 3 on each sheet)

Plants and animals

 (2 pages)

To observe and make a record of animals and plants found

Go for a walk in the immediate environment and record on the sheets which animals and which plants were found, where they were, how many

Where might you find animals?

(1 page)

To observe and make a record of animals and plants found

Use the list to predict where animals may be found. Stick words on separate papers and write if prediction is correct and any other info.

Finding Plants

(1 page)

To observe and make a record of animals and plants found

Make specific recordings about plants found in the school grounds

Plants and animals that may be found on a walk

( 23 slides)

To recognise that there are different kinds of plants and animals in the immediate environment

Pictures of flowers, trees, minibeasts that may be found on a walk in the local environment

Habitats

 (5 pages)

To learn that there are differences between local habitats

To make predictions about the animals and plants found in different local habitats and to investigate these

Make predictions and find out which plants and animals can be found in the given places on each sheet

Plants and seeds

 (2 pages)

To know  that flowering plants produce seeds

Apples and dandelions – information, pictures and questions to answer

Seeds from different plants

 (1 page)

To know  that flowering plants produce seeds

Pictures of seeds from a variety of plants. Can the children match the pictures to real seeds?

Cress heads

(1 page)

To turn ideas of their own, about what plants need to begin to grow, into a form that can be tested

Instructions to grow cress and make a ‘head with hair’ which can be cut when it is grown!

Sprouting bean sequence

 (1 page)

To turn ideas of their own, about what plants need to begin to grow, into a form that can be tested

Cut out  and sequence 4 stages of the growth of a bean

What do seeds need to grow?

(1 page)

To turn ideas of their own, about what plants need to begin to grow, into a form that can be tested

Sort out which of the given items a seed would need to grow.

Growing seeds

(1 page)

To observe and make a day-by-day record of observations

Instructions on how to grow a seed – recording sheet to draw what is happening every two days

Do plants need air?

( 2 pages)

To use the results to draw a conclusion about what seeds need to begin to grow and decide whether this is what they expected

Grow seeds – one with air / one without, record results, draw conclusions

Do plants like to drink the same as you?

(1 page)

To use the results to draw a conclusion about what seeds need to begin to grow and decide whether this is what they expected

Experiment to find out and record whether plants live when given fluid other than water

Do plants need light?

(1 page)

To use the results to draw a conclusion about what seeds need to begin to grow and decide whether this is what they expected

Experiment to find out whether plants need light. Record what you did and findings

Plants with no water

(1 page)

To use the results to draw a conclusion about what seeds need to begin to grow and decide whether this is what they expected

Experiment to show what happens to plants with no water – draw the pictures of the plant on given days to show the difference

All about plants

(2 pages)

To show what they know about plants

Children to record what they know and have learnt about plants e.g. parts of a plant, what happens when they get no water etc.

Booklet to make, life cycle of a frog

(6 pages)

To recognise that animals reproduce and change as they grow older

Make a booklet, colour in pictures, write as appropriate

The Swan Story

(7 pages)

To recognise that animals reproduce and change as they grow older

Information, pictures and questions about a swan and reproduction and life cycle

Life cycles

(2 pages)

To recognise that animals reproduce and change as they grow older

Pictures of life cycles of frog and ladybird to join together to show their life cycles.

 

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