Science in the primary school curriculum

Living things

Living Things: is concerned with the study of people, animals and plants and their life processes

Skills development: the following science skills will be developed across the classes as work is completed on the strands and strand units of the curriculum outlined below.

Acquiring and practicing the skills of working scientifically which include

  • Questioning
  • Observing
  • Predicting
  • Investigating and experimenting
  • Estimating and measuring
  • Analysing
    Sorting and classifying
  • Recording and communicating

Designing and making

  • Exploring
  • Planning
  • Making
  • Evaluating