Hamilton Trust: year three science

The Hamilton Trust has produced support materials which encourage a practical approach to primary science. These resources for Year Three contain teacher guidance and student worksheets. Each resource has six lessons, with full lesson plans, that cover the topics of:

  • Forces and magnets - amazing magnets
  • Animals, including humans: keeping healthy
  • Rocks: rocks and fossils
  • Plants: roots and shoots
  • Plants: flowers, fruits and seeds
  • Light: light and shadows

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Forces and magnets: amazing magnets

This resource provides six lessons on magnets aimed at Year 3. Children are asked to help Mr Andrew Newton of the British Scientific Society  to develop some exciting activities on the theme of Magnetism to delight visitors at their annual science fair.  Using this context they are introduced to the mysteries of...

Animals, including humans: keeping healthy

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of six lessons on food, diet and digestion. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students find out about food groups and a healthy balanced diet. They look at the human digestive system and the diets of herbivores,...

Rocks: rocks and fossils

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of eight lessons on rocks and soils. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students find out about what is under their feet. Students are always fascinated by rocks and, in this strand, they describe rocks and compare...

Plants: roots and shoots

This resource provides a selection of lesson plans, worksheets and teachers notes relating to plants at Year Three. They include activities in which children find out about the parts of flowering plants and their functions, and investigate the conditions affecting plant growth and how water is transported in plants...

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