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Year 6 Ravens

Autumn 2

Electricity and materials


Our second topic this year is ' Electricity and Materials.' Primarily, this is a Science topic but we will also study complementary areas in art and music.



Skills Taught:

  • Report findings from enquiries, including oral and written explanations of results, explanations involving causal relationships and conclusions.

  • Present findings in written form, displays and other presentations.

  • Use test results to make predictions to set up further and comparative and fair tests

  • Use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram

  • Compare and give reasons for variations in how components function including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches.

  • Associate the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer

  • Describe magnets as having two poles

  • Understand that force and motion can be transferred through mechanical devices such as gears, pulleys, levers and springs levers.