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Can You Remember? KS2 SciencePhotocopiable worksheets for use in class or when revising for SATS exams.

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 1

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT LIVING THINGS?Living things all share these features: 1

John argues that animals can move but plants cannot. Is John correct? 2

Here is a cross-section of a school pond. Explain how each of the living things here is adapted to live in this habitat. 3 pond snail

pond weed

water lily

heron

How do land snails and pond snails differ and why? 4

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 2

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT LIVING THINGS?Why do trees not tend to grow well under other trees? Give two reasons. 5

Why might some plants, like daisies, grow better under trees than in the centre of lawns during a very hot period? 6

Explain the adaptations of the following to their habitats: 7 frogs

polar bears

whales

camels

Living things that are too small to be seen by eye are called ____________8 __________________ . Some of them are helpful, for example those that help to make ___________________ and ___________________ . Others are harmful, for example ___________________ and ___________________ . beer sweets viruses micro-organisms yoghurt bacteria

Most bacteria are killed at 100C, so using boiling water is a good way of getting rid of bacteria.www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 3

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT PLANTS?Plants must have these two main things to grow. 1

2

If you were to grow some new seeds from a packet, you would need to provide at least three things for them to germinate. List three suitable conditions for growth.

3

Kate waters her plants regularly and knows that they need light in order to grow. She places two of her plants on the windowsill and two on a table in her living room. She is surprised to find that those on the windowsill are growing less well on the windowsill, even though they get more light and the same amount of water as the plants in the room. Give two possible reasons for this.

Label this diagram with the parts of a flowering plant. 4 Put the correct letters in each circle.

a) petals b) anther c) stigma d) style

e) ovary f) sepals g) stamen

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 4

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT PLANTS?Flowers make seeds in order to reproduce. Say what each of these parts of a flowering plant does in order to help a seed to be made. 4 PART OF PLANT petal anther stigma ovary WHAT IT DOES TO HELP MAKE SEEDS

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In order for plants to reproduce by making seeds, two steps are needed. FIRST THE PLANT IS POLLINATED NEXT FERTILISATION OCCURS Explain pollination:

Explain fertilisation:

The roots of a plant serve two main purposes. Explain them. 6

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 5

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT DIET & HEALTH?In order to be healthy you need to eat a balanced diet. There are four main food groups and each of these helps your body to be healthy in a particular way. You should also know a few examples of foods in each group. Complete the table below to name the food groups, what they do for your body and to give some examples.

1

carbohydrates

helps my body to grow and repair itself by making new cells

fats

There are two types of carbohydrate. Explain the differences between them. 2

If you take in more energy in your food than you use, what happens to this extra energy? 3

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 6

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT DIET & HEALTH?If you eat too much of one type of food, you can have problems. There are also problems if you do not live a healthy life. Give a problem that might be caused by: a) b) c) d) eating too much animal fat smoking (give at least two) alcohol in the short term alcohol after several years of heavy drinking

4

Explain how doing these things might not just harm the person taking the drug but also others. 5 a) smoking cigarettes

b)

drinking alcohol

To stay healthy we need to keep our teeth clean. 6 Teeth help us to ______________ our food which makes it easier to ______________ and ________________ . When we eat foods, especially those that contain sugar, ________________ is created on our teeth. This not only damages our teeth but provides an excellent home for bacteria to breed and damage our teeth. We call bacteria and food remains ________________ . plaque chew enamel swallow acid digest

Calcium strengthens bones and teeth. Calcium can be found in dairy products.

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 7

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT HUMANS?Complete the paragraphs on this page. 1 The heart is made up of _______________ and _______________ chambers. One side of the heart pumps blood to the _______________ and the other side of the heart pumps blood to the _______________ to pick up _______________ . body right oxygen left lungs

Our heart is part of the circulatory system. 2 Blood flows from the _______________ into blood vessels called _______________ . The oxygen from the blood passes out into the bodys cells through tiny blood vessels that are only one cell thick, we call them _______________ . Blood flows back to the heart through the _______________ . veins heart capillaries arteries

The blood helps us because it: 3 a) b) carries _______________ and _______________ through our body cells. carries _______________ and _______________ away from our body cells.

waste

oxygen

dissolved food

carbon monoxide

carbon dioxide

4

Our body needs oxygen because it uses it to combine with our food to make .

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 8

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT HUMANS?What is: a) your heartbeat 5 b) your pulse

Say what happens to your pulse and why when you do the following: 6 a) exercise

b)

sleep

7

Draw a graph of a boy who gets up in the morning. He spends 10 minutes lying in bed. Over the next ten minutes gets washed and dressed. He is very forgetful and spends the next ten minutes running up and down the stairs to find his uniform, school books and then he sits down to eat his breakfast for ten minutes.

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In answering the above question, a set of pupils in a class drew the following graphs. Turn over and criticise what they have done on each graph.200 200

100

Graph A

100

Graph B

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www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: _____________________________

Can You Remember Science? 9

CAN YOU REMEMBER... ABOUT HUMANS?Mark the approximate position of the brain in the body outline. Label this position B. Label the other main organs. heart lungs intestine stomach

9

Our skeleton does three main things for our bodies. List them. 10

Our bones cannot bend, they move at places where bones meet. We call 11 these parts _______________ . Muscles are needed to get bones to move. Muscles can only _______________ , they cannot _______________ . This means that in order to move any part of the body back, muscles must exist in _______________ . One muscle pulls the bone one way, the opposite muscle returns it. pairs joints pull hinges push singles

www.keynoteseducation.com 2001 Keynotes Education Crossgate Cornwall PL15 9SX This sheet may be printed from a personal computer and/or photocopied for educational use within the purchasing establishment

Name: ______________________