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NOTE: If, at first, an investigation does not appear to be relevant, bear in mind that you may need to look at the sub-sections within a unit.  (For example: Unit 4E, entitled Friction has sub-sections relating to water resistance, air resistance and investigating parachutes, as well as sliding objects, etc.)

 

QCA UNIT No. UNIT TITLE RELEVANT SCI-BOX INVESTIGATIONS
Unit 1A Ourselves Keep your hair on.  (Full speed ahead.)
Unit 1B Growing plants Re-leaf map.  My old fruit.  Light re-leaf.  Blooming lovely. 
Unit 1C Sorting and using materials That sinking feeling.  A-tissue a-tissue.  Beam me up!  Magnetic?  Eggs-change.
Unit 1D Light and dark The long and short of it.  Shadow play.
Unit 1E Pushes and pulls Rolling along. 
Unit 1F Sound and hearing Sssshhhh! 
Unit 2A Health and growth Choc-a-block.
Unit 2B Plants and animals in the local environment Squirm.
Unit 2C Variation Re-leaf map.  (Full speed ahead.)
Unit 2D Grouping and changing materials Magnetic?  A-tissue a-tissue.
Unit 2E Forces and movement All fall down.  On the bounce.  Having a ball.  On the ball.  Rolling along. 
Unit 2F Using electricity Batteries not included.
Unit 3A Teeth and eating (Choc-a-block.)
Unit 3B Helping plants grow well Blooming lovely.  Light re-leaf.
Unit 3C Characteristics of materials That sinking feeling.  A-tissue a-tissue.  Spaghetti "oops!"  Keep your hair on!  Beam me up!  Magnetic?  Eggs-change.
Unit 3D Rocks and soils Happy as a sandboy!  Can you dig it?
Unit 3E Magnets and springs Springtime.  Magnetic?
Unit 3F Light and shadows The long and short of it.  Shadow play.
Unit 4A Moving and growing (Heartbeat.)
Unit 4B Habitats Blooming lovely.  Re-leaf map.  Squirm.  Eating snails.  Can you dig it?
Unit 4C Keeping warm A nice hot cup of tea.
Unit 4D Solids, liquids and how they can be separated Bubbling away.  Stir crazy.  Still crazy.  That's cool.
Unit 4E Friction Rolling along.  On the slopes.  Slippery slope.  That sinking feeling.  Watered down.  Helicopter.  'Chuting star.  'Chute 'em down.  Up, up and away.
Unit 4F Circuits and conductors  
Unit 5-6H Enquiry in environmental and technological contexts MOST INVESTIGATIONS
Unit 5A Keeping healthy Heartbeat.  Full speed ahead.  Beats to the bar.  Memory like an elephant.  Face the music.
Unit 5B Life cycles Blooming lovely.  (Re-leaf map.)
Unit 5C Gases around us  
Unit 5D Changing state That's cool.
Unit 5E Earth, Sun and Moon Shadow play.
Unit 5F Changing sounds Sssshhhh!  Good vibrations.
Unit 6A Interdependence and adaptation Light re-leaf.  Blooming lovely.  Can you dig it?  Squirm.  Eating snails.
Unit 6B Micro-organisms My old fruit.  Banana split.
Unit 6C More about dissolving Soap stars.  Stir crazy.  Still crazy.
Unit 6D Reversible and irreversible changes Soap stars.  Bubbling away.  Stir crazy.  Still crazy.  (That's cool.)  (A nice hot cup of tea.)
Unit 6E Forces in action All fall down.  Helicopter.  Spaghetti "oops!"  Watered down.  'Chuting star.  Beam me up!  Bridge that gap.  In the swing (M).  In the swing (A).  In the swing (L).  Spinner design.  Up, up and away.
Unit 6F How we see things Mirror, mirror on the wall.  What's around the corner?
Unit 6G Changing circuits  
Investigations suitable for use in CDT (Craft, design, technology) Bridge that gap.  Up, up and away.  Spinner design.  Helicopter.
Investigations suitable for use in PSHE (Personal, social and health education) Heartbeat.  Full speed ahead.  Beats to the bar.  Face the music.  Memory like an elephant.
             
 

 

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