Light and Sound

Light and Sound: Science lesson plans and schemes of work for primary schools and teachers.

These Light and Sound complete units of work for Key Stages 1 and 2 include facts, information and activities for learning about how light is reflected and shadows are formed, opacity, translucency and transparency, as well as how sounds are heard by humans, and how they are made and altered. All lesson packs come with detailed planning, slides and guidance for practical scientific activities, enquiries and experiments.

Light and Sound planning packs are designed with National Curriculum objectives for Science in mind, and will help your class discover how light travels, how we see and how sound is made.

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  • Super Scientists

    Super Scientists

    Year 2

    KS1

    This Year 2 working scientifically scheme of work is all about 'Super Scientists'. Your class will have the opportunity to learn about scientists and their discoveries while developing their own 'working scientifically' skills. This scheme will exten... Read More

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  • Tombs, Torches and Timekeepers

    Teach your class everything they need to know to cover the ‘Light’ strand of the Year 3 Science curriculum all through the context of ancient Egypt! Your class will explore dark tombs and consider why nothing can be seen without light, use mirror... Read More

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  • Light and Shadow (Science)

    These Light and Shadow Year 3 Science lessons are a great way of teaching your class about light, shadows, day, night and everything in between! With opportunities for practical experiments and fun activities, these Light and Shadow KS2 lesson plans... Read More

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  • Changing Sound

    Changing Sound

    Year 4

    KS2

    These Changing Sound KS2 Science lessons for Year 4 children are fully planned and make teaching your class everything they need to know about sound easy and fun! The lessons explore what sound is and how it is made, before giving your class the chan... Read More

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  • The Unforgettable Science of America

    Explore the vast range of scientific discoveries within the United States of America with your class. Discover the prehistoric history of fossilised remains found in North America and learn about how these discoveries teach us about the past. Have yo... Read More

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  • Light and Sound Topic

    Light and Sound Topic

    Year 3

    Year 4

    KS2

    Packed full of exciting lessons and activities, these KS2 science primary resources 'Light and Sound' lessons are the perfect way to delve into a new cross-curricular topic with your class. With lessons across a range of subjects, your children will... Read More

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  • Great British Scientists

    Great British Scientists

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Explore the lives of some of the most influential and recognised Great British Scientists in this six-lesson Science scheme of work for Years 5 and 6. Investigate Newton’s work on the three laws of motion and how he discovered the colour spectrum... Read More

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  • Seeing Light

    Seeing Light

    Year 6

    KS2

    This Seeing Light Year 6 planning pack contains six completely ready-to-teach Science lessons to teach your class everything they need to know about light and how it behaves. Covering all of the objectives from the Light Year 6 Science strand, these... Read More

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We're qualified primary teachers with extensive classroom experience. We know how hard the job is! That's why we try to give you as much as we can with every teaching pack – to help you and make life easier. We've obsessively pored over the National Curriculum objectives to make sure that you get excellent coverage when you teach with PlanBee, and that you get engaging, challenging learning activities with which all of your children can achieve and make progress.

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