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Science Unit 4c- Keeping Warm.

                                                                     This unit is aimed at children in Year 4.

                                    A selection of resources to support the teaching of QCA Science Unit 4c: Keeping Warm.

                                                  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 (37 cards / words – 3 on each sheet)

Loop cards

(11 pages)

Revision about the unit

Loop cards to cut up and use within class for revision on Unit 4c ‘Keeping warm'

Testing surfaces and objects

 (1 page)

To know that the sense of touch is not an accurate way of judging temperature

Table to complete to describe how warm or cold the given surfaces/objects are

Thermometers

 (1 page)

To  use a thermometer to make careful measurements of temperature using standard measures

Read the measurements of the given thermometers

Reading a thermometer

(1 page)

To  use a thermometer to make careful measurements of temperature using standard measures

Record the highest, lowest temperatures and the temperature showing on the thermometer

Temperature

 (1 page)

To know that temperature is a measure of how hot or cold things are

Explanation and questions on ‘What is temperature?’

Temperature PowerPoint

(7 slides)

 

To know that temperature is a measure of how hot or cold things are

PowerPoint presentation showing different ways of using a thermometer including animated characters

Changing temperature

 (1 page)

To know  that something hot will cool down and something cold will warm up until it is the same temperature as its surroundings  

To make careful measurements of temperature at regular time intervals

Some information plus questions on changing temperatures

Experiment with warm and cold water

 (1 page)

To  explain temperature and temperature changes using scientific knowledge and understanding

Carry out a test to find out what happens when cold and warm water are left in the classroom

Temperatures around the school

(1 page)

To  learn that some parts of the classroom will be warmer than others and recognise that the temperature of the classroom is usually around 20°C

Find the temperature of each of these different places in the school. Sheet to record or make up own

Create and describe an experiment

 (1 page)

To turn an idea about how to keep things cold into a form that can be investigated

 

Create and answer your own question about how ice cream melts.

 

How long can a mug of hot drink be kept warm?

 (1 page)

To turn an idea about how to keep things warm into a form that can be investigated

Go through the questions, follow the instructions, answer the questions

Experiment with Jacket potatoes

 (2 pages)

To plan a fair test deciding what to change, what to keep the same and what to measure

Find the best ways of keeping jacket potatoes warm – make a fair test and carry it out. Fill in recording sheet or make own

Keeping warm

(1 page)

To record results in a table and to use these to draw conclusions

Follow the instructions for the experiment. Fill in the answers in the table. Answer the questions to show conclusions drawn

 How to keep a cup of tea warm

(1 page)

To learn that some materials are good thermal insulators

Investigate what would be the best material to put over the cup to keep the tea warm and record results

Clothes

(4 pages)

To learn that some materials are good thermal insulators

Sort the given clothes into the appropriate sections. Make a winter coat using appropriate words. Describe the properties of the pictures of the winter coats

Thermal insulators

(1 page)

To learn that some materials are good thermal insulators

Fill in the spaces with the appropriate given words. Plan an investigation to answer the question

 

Travelling heat

(1 page)

To learn that some materials are good thermal insulators of heat and some are good conductors of heat

Heat can travel through some materials more quickly than others.

Find out which materials heat can travel through quickly

Insulators and conductors

 (2 pages)

To learn that  good thermal insulators keep cold objects cold and warm objects warm

Explanation about insulators and conductors. Experiment to do. Answer questions about thermal insulators.

   

 

   

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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