SCIENCE

YEAR 3

LEVELS 2 - 4

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1..... burns 1 mark (c) Steel is used for nails because it ....... bends . is shiny . does not bend easily .. floats . snaps ... Materials and their Properties Tick ONE box to complete each sentence: (a) Plastic is used for trays because it . rusts 1 mark ... is light .... floats 1 mark (b) Wood is used for matches because it .

..................................................................... grind up food break down food chemically help to taste food 1 mark tear off lumps of food 1 mark grow fillings .................................................................................................................................. Why do babies not need teeth? .................. (c) What do teeth do? Tick TWO boxes........................... ........... Teeth (a) Most human babies are born without teeth........................................................2....................................................................... (b) 1 mark How many sets of teeth do humans grow during their lives? . 1 mark .........................................................

........................... 60 50 40 30 20 10 Mean (average) amount of sugar eaten...................... 2 4 6 8 10 Mean (average) number of decayed teeth Use the information in the chart to answer these questions.....................................................................This side of the chart shows the mean (average) amount of sugar eaten in one year by a person in each place.................. (d) Which place has the least tooth decay? 1 mark .......................... in kg This side of the chart shows the mean (average) number of decayed teeth for a person in each place.................................................................................................................................................................................................................. ................ (f) How could people alter their diets to reduce tooth decay? ........... 1 mark 12 .................. (e) 1 mark In which place do people eat the most sugar? ........................

...... in cm 0 6 15 how much water was soaked up............ B and C... fabric A fabric B fabric C how far the fabric streched........... What is the name of the force pulling downwards on the 100 g mass? 1 mark . Which fabric should they choose? Tick ONE box..................3... A........... (b) The table shows the results of their two tests...... 1 mark A B C ..... First they hung a 100 g mass from the bottom of each fabric..... Secondly they soaked each fabric in water..... Fabrics (a) Some children carried out two fair tests on three different fabrics................................ in cm³ 35 52 9 Some children wanted a fabric which does not stretch...

......................................................... ................................ (d) 1 mark Use the information in the table to give TWO reasons why fabric is C better for swimwear than fabric A.......... (i) .......................................................................................................................... 1 mark (ii) ...........................................(c) Which fabric soaked up most water? 1 mark ....................

is attracted wooden pencil steel safety pin plastic bead 1 mark cardboard box 1 mark copper wire is not attracted . Vicky is going to find out which objects are attracted by her magnet. There are some objects in the box. One has been done for you.4. Compare the table of results by putting ONE tick so show the correct result for each object. Magnets (a) Vicky has a magnet in her hand.

.. each other....... ................. 1 mark iron aluminium brass steel copper lead 1 mark (c) Complete the following sentences using either repel or attract.. The magnets ....................... 1 mark The magnets ... (ii) 1 mark The South pole of one magnet is held near the North pole of another magnet......(b) Which TWO of these metals will attract the magnet? Tick TWO boxes.... each other............................................. (i) The North pole of a magnet is held near the North pole of another magnet..

... Ben switches on the lamp in his room................................... (b) Ben looks at the window..... and sees a reflection of the lamp......5......... …………………………………………………......……….................... 1 mark shiny hard strong solid ............. Lamp (a) At night... There is a shadow of the chair on the floor..... Explain how the shadow is formed from the light of the lamp.......…………… 1 mark ............ There is a reflection of the lamp in the window because the window is ..... reflection of lamp lamp shadow of chair Why is there a reflection of the lamp in the window? Tick ONE box........

(c) 1 mark Draw TWO arrowheads on the lines in the picture below to show how light travels to let Ben see the reflection of the lamp. .

................................................ yes 1 mark (c) no maybe can’t tell Explain your answer to part (b)....................... (d) 1 mark Name ONE rock in the table which is harder than sandstone.............................................................................................................................................. ..................... Tick ONE box............... Rock Scratched with fingernail steel = made a scratch chalk flint = did not make a scratch granite sandstone Which is the softest rock in the table? 1 mark ......... A fingernail is quite soft............................. Steel is hard............... ...................6.................................. 1 mark ... Rocks (a) Jo and Kelly tried scratching rock samples with a fingernail and with steel......... ..................... They recorded their results.................................... (b) Use the table to decide if steel is harder than flint......................

Why do the seedlings under the black paper have yellow leaves? 1 mark ……………………………………. Jane covers her seedlings with black paper. Martin covers the seedlings with a polythene bag.7. After a few days the leaves of Jane's seedlings are yellow. Growing Seeds (a) Martin and Jane are growing seeds. 1 mark (b) light water salt soil The seeds start to grow. Tick ONE thing all the seeds must have to start to grow.………………………………………… ..

Explain why the leaves are important to a plant. Graph to show rate of growth of roots 50 40 Length of 30 root (mm) 20 10 0 0 4 8 12 16 20 24 Day Look at the graph. 1 mark ……………………………………. When are the roots growing fastest? Tick ONE box.………………………………………… (d) Martin measures the roots of his pea seedlings.(c) Martin's seedlings grow strong and healthy leaves.. day 0 to day 4 day 8 to day 12 day 16 to day 20 1 mark day 20 to day 24 .

Paper Towels (a) Each of four children examined a different type of paper towel. 1 mark a prediction a measurement a plan an observation . Decide the kind of statement all the children have made. Tick ONE box.8.

.. They recorded their results in a table.........(b) Robert and Lauren dropped water onto the four towels until they would hold not more water................................... What question were the children investigating? ... 1 mark ................ (c) 1 mark What is the ONE factor they changed as they carried out their investigation? .................................................. .......................................................................................................................... Type of paper towel Amount of water soaked up (cm3) Wipa 12 Soaka 18 Moppa 9 Cleana 15 They are trying to find out something about the towels....................................................................................................

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