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Sciences | Planet Earth | Space

I have experienced the wonder of looking at the vastness of the sky, and can recognise the sun, moon and stars and link them to daily patterns of life.

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By safely observing and recording the sun and moon at various times, I can describe their patterns of movement and changes over time. I can relate these to the length of a day, a month and a year.

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By observing and researching features of our solar system, I can use simple models to communicate my understanding of size, scale, time and relative motion within it.

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By using my knowledge of our solar system and the basic needs of living things, I can produce a reasoned argument on the likelihood of life existing elsewhere in the universe. 

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By researching developments used to observe or explore space, I can illustrate how our knowledge of the universe has evolved over time.

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Sciences | Topical | Sciences

I can talk about science stories to develop my understanding of science and the world around me. 

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I have contributed to discussions of current scientific news items to help develop my awareness of science.

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Through research and discussion, I have an appreciation of the contribution that individuals are making to scientific discovery and invention and the impact this has made on society.

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I have collaborated with others to find and present information on how scientists from Scotland and beyond have contributed to innovative research and development.

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I have researched new developments in science and can explain how their current or future applications might impact on modern life.

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Having selected scientific themes of topical interest, I can critically analyse the issues, and use relevant information to develop an informed argument. 

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