Data Interpretation Exercises – KS2 Science E-Book (Years 5 and 6)
This 181 page E-Book is designed to help teachers develop children’s ability to understand tables and graphs, and interpret and analyse data.
The worksheets in this book consist of a set of data - presented as a graph or table - followed by a range of questions. There are two sets of questions for each set of data - the set marked A is easier, and the set marked B is harder.
Answers to the questions can be found at the back of the book.
5A • Drug awareness • Exercise • Healthy food • Measuring pulse rate • Teeth in different animals • Understanding diet
5B • Conditions for germination • Endangered species • Germination times • Gestation periods • Growing • How do plants reproduce? • Seed dispersal • What depth to plant bean seeds
5C • Different atmospheres • Gases and their uses • How do smells spread out? • Soil composition • Solid, liquid or gas • Vanishing puddles
5D • Cooling coffee • Do fresh and salt water freeze in the same way? • Melting and boiling points • Melting ice • Speed of evaporation • Where does it evaporate best?
5E • Daylight • Days and years on other planets • Do shadows stay the same length throughout the day? • Moon rise and set • Sunrise around the world • The moon • What are the other planets like?
5F • Blowing bottles • Do you like the sound? • How far away can you hear it? • Kinds of sounds • Stopping noises • Strings and pitch • Tapping bottles • What causes the sound?
6A • Adaptation • Choosing plants • Dandelions • Do the same plants grow in different places? • Food chains • Identifying leaves (single sheet) • Minibeasts at school • Shrews • Soil type and plant growth • Which type of soil drains rainwater the best?
6B • Bacteria around the roots of a plant • Bacteria on your scalp • Micro-organisms – friends or enemies? • Preserving Food • Yeast
6C • Disappearing coffee • Does it dissolve? • Does the liquid contain a solid? • How do I separate them? • How fast does it dissolve? • How much dissolves?
6D • Changing materials • Mixing mortar • Reversible and irreversible changes • What happens when solids are mixed with liquids? • What happens when we heat things?
6E • Comparing springs • Does the shape of a pillar affect its strength? • Friction • Gravity on other planets • How does force affect travelling time? • Kinds of forces • Stopping distance • Testing springs
6F • Light, shadows and reflections • Mirrors • Reflections • Shrinking shadows • Conductors and insulators • Electrical symbols • How bright is it? • Thick and thin wires
Answers at the back of the book.
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