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Curriculum links: England

Use the table below to see how each activity in the Energy Home supports the curriculum for science in England.

England

Programme of study Knowledge, skills and understanding Pupils should be taught Online activities Activity cards
Sc1 Scientific enquiry Investigative skills 2a to ask questions and decide how they might find answers to them What is energy? 1
2b to use first-hand experience and simple information sources to answer questions Shine a light! 7
2c to think about what might happen before deciding what to do Shine a light! 7
Obtaining and presenting evidence 2e to follow simple instructions to control the risks to themselves and to others Spot the danger 7, 11
2g to communicate what happened in a variety of ways, including using ICT 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11
Considering evidence and evaluating 2i to compare what happened with what they expected would happen, and try to explain it, drawing on their knowledge and understanding

What is energy?

Shine a light!

7
2j to review their work and explain what they did to others

What is energy?

Energy sources

Shine a light!

7
Sc2 Life processes and living things Humans and other animals 2c that taking exercise and eating the right types and amounts of food help humans to keep healthy What is energy? 2
Green plants 3a to recognise that plants need light and water to grow What is energy?
Sc4 Physical processes Electricity 1a about everyday appliances use electricity

What is energy?

Energy at home

1, 3
1b about simple series circuits involving batteries, wires, bulbs and other components Shine a light! 7
1c how a switch can be used to break a circuit Shine a light! 7