Hamilton Trust Mixed Years 1 and 2 Science
This collection of resources have been produced by Hamilton Trust to support science in mixed year group classes of Year 1 and 2. They are split into 12 blocks of 6 sessions, each of which can be completed within a half-term. The materials are designed to encourage a practical approach to primary science and includes key skills and ways of working scientifically. The blocks are:
- Amazing Me
- Wild Weather
- Brilliant builders
- Growing things
- Wild and wonderful creatures
- Food chains
- People and their pets
- Weather art
- Brilliant builders: Comparing materials
- Art and nature
- Exploring changes
- Habitats and homes
This collection of resources is part of the Hamilton Trust Primary Science collection.
The Hamilton website also hosts a wealth of other free resources.
This resource contains six activities that link to animals, including humans and cover aspects of working scientifically. These include:
observing changes over time using past and current photographs of themselves
looking for patterns between hand and foot size within their class...
This resource contains six activities that link to materials and their properties and cover aspects of working scientifically. They include:
identifying different materials in the classroom and sorting them according to their properties
exploring the properties of different...
This resource contains six activities that link to animals including humans, they are designed for use with mixed age groups classes of Year 1 and 2. Activities include:
identifying and sorting different animals based on observable characteristics
creating a desert island, to...
This resource contains six activities that link to Animals, including humans and Materials, they are designed for use with mixed age groups classes of Year 1 and 2. Activities include:
- exploring and observing animals in their school grounds, through a nature walk.
- opportunities to observe...