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Science topics ages 7 - 8
Magnets and springs


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Curriculum relevance

England

Key Stage 2
Programme of study: Science
Sc4 Physical processes; Forces and motion
  • 1a: about the forces of attraction and repulsion between magnets, and about the forces of attraction between magnets and magnetic materials
QCA scheme of work primary science unit 3E: Magnets and springs

Wales

Key Stage 2
Programme of study: Science
Physical processes; Forces and motion
  • 2.4: that there are forces of attraction and repulsion between magnets, and forces of attraction between magnets and some materials
Northern Ireland

Key Stage 1
Programme of study: Science and technology
Materials; Properties
  • e: investigate similarities and differences in materials and objects and sort them according to their properties
Key Stage 2
Programme of study: Science and technology
Physical processes; Forces and energy
  • c: investigate how forces can affect the movement and shape of objects
Scotland

Environmental studies: 5-14 National guidelines
Science; Earth and space; Materials from Earth
  • Level B: make observations of differences in the properties of common materials
Science; Energy and forces; Forces and their effects
  • Level B: describe the interaction of magnets in terms of the forces of attraction and repulsion


 
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