These photocopiable science assessment activities are part of Cambridge Assessment for Primary Schools series (CAPS). The series offers a flexible way to manage assessment within existing teaching and learning schemes. Assessment for Key Stage 2 Science focuses on Attainment Target 1 (Experimental and Investigative Science) and cover national curriculum levels 2 to 5. Teachers can use the activities at any point which they feel is appropriate for an individual child, for a group, or for a whole class.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements; General teacher’s notes; Activity units; Levels 2/3: Plants: roots and shoots; Materials: what’s the difference?; Soil; Magnets; Sounds: high and low; Leaf: what’s it like?; Levels 3/4: How does it grow?; Changes in materials; Lighting bulbs; Levels 4/5: Pendulum; Mirrors; Separating mixtures; Keeping water warm; Testing food for starch; Pulse rates.