Pupils will learn about ecosystems as natural systems in equilibrium. They will identify their elements, the relationships between them, and the causes and possible consequences of an imbalance.
Microorganisms: Too Small to See?
This module looks at the most common microorganisms from the point of view of their beneficial or harmful effects with particular emphasis on habits of hygiene and prevention.
Our Dynamic Earth
Pupils will investigate volcanoes and earthquakes as a way to understand the internal dynamics of the Earth and their consequences on the Earth’s surface.
Charges that Flow
Pupils will learn about the concept of electric current, its characteristics and its application in simple circuits. They will understand how electricity reaches our buildings, and learn about the basic rules of safety.
A Matter of Substances
Pupils will learn that matter is classified into pure substances and mixtures. They will identify the different types of mixtures and methods of separation and find out how these are used in everyday life.
This module studies the reproduction of flowering plants. It identifies the parts of the flower as a reproductive organ and teaches about the reproductive phases.
Too Much Waste
Pupils will learn about waste, how it is treated and the importance of recycling. They will examine the properties of a range of materials, particularly plastic. They will learn all about three key concepts: recycle, reuse and reduce.
The Human Body: Changes in Action
Pupils will learn about the human body as an open system that exchanges matter, energy and information with our surroundings to fulfil the three basic functions of living beings: interaction, nutrition and reproduction.