Year 3 Science Printable Worksheets

Spark your mini Einstein's curiosity with our fun and engaging year 3 science worksheets. From characteristics of materials, rocks and soils, to fun facts about forces, we've got everything you need to help reinforce learning in a practical (and fun) way!

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Y3 Plants word search

Y3 Plants word search

This word search includes vocabulary words that are associated with the topic - Year 3 Plants. They will help children recognise key words for this topic and improve their vocabulary and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Rocks and soils vocabulary cards

Rocks and soils vocabulary cards

This handy, colourful set of flashcards is a fantastic resource to help teach children the main vocabulary for the topic - Rocks. Each card has a real image to illustrate the word. Vocabulary words include rock, soil, chalk, sand, sedimentary, granite, marble, fossil, moss, sandy soil, loamy soil, peat soil, slate, clay, rough, and smooth. Use these cards to discuss the topic of rocks with your children, display them around the classroom, or use them as a fun matching activity!

Age: 7 - 8
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Light vocabulary cards

Light vocabulary cards

This colourful set of flashcards is great for teaching pupils the main vocabulary for the topic - Light. Each card has an image to illustrate the word. Vocabulary words include: bright, dim, day, night, bulb, torch, reflect, shadow, transparent, opaque, sun, moon, light, dark, candle, and lamp.

Age: 7 - 8
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Y3 Forces and magnets assessment

Y3 Forces and magnets assessment

This year 3 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Forces and magnets. There is a variety of questions for students to answer.

Age: 7 - 8
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Y3 Light assessment

Y3 Light assessment

This year 3 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Light. There is a variety of questions for students to answer.

Age: 7 - 8
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Can light pass through?

Can light pass through?

Which of the following objects can light pass through? Children write 'yes' or 'no' under each picture.

Age: 7 - 8
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Y3 Rocks assessment

Y3 Rocks assessment

This year 3 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Rocks.

Age: 7 - 8
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Y3 Animals, including humans assessment

Y3 Animals, including humans assessment

This year 3 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Animals, including humans.

Age: 7 - 8
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Y3 Plants assessment

Y3 Plants assessment

This assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Plants.

Age: 7 - 8
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Magnetic objects

Magnetic objects

This science resource is a great starter activity to introduce the topic of forces and magnets to your students.

Age: 7 - 8
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Magnets - Attract or repel?

Magnets - Attract or repel?

Children learn about when magnets attract and repel each other.

Age: 7 - 8
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Natural or artificial light?

Natural or artificial light?

Children are asked to sort the different light sources into 'Natural light' and 'Artificial light'.

Age: 7 - 8
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Light and shadows questions

Light and shadows questions

Children answer various questions about light and shadows.

Age: 7 - 8
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Light vocabulary quiz

Light vocabulary quiz

This fun light activity asks students to draw a line to match the vocabulary word to the definition. This worksheet can be used to reinforce learning when teaching the topic of light.

Age: 7 - 8
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Going to the beach

Going to the beach

Children think of 9 things to take to the beach with them. They draw and label a picture of them in the boxes and include things that help them stay safe in the sun.

Age: 7 - 8
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Design a sun safety poster

Design a sun safety poster

Children are asked to think of ways to stay safe in the sun and design a poster to remind people to protect their skin when going out in the sun.

Age: 7 - 8
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Safety in the sun word search

Safety in the sun word search

A fun activity that can be used when teaching students about the topic - light. Students find all of the vocabulary words associated with sun safety. Word searches are a great activity to improve vocabulary, memory, and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Staying safe in the sun

Staying safe in the sun

Children learn some different ways to stay safe whilst enjoying the sunshine. They read through the text and answer the accompanying questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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All about light

All about light

Light is a type of energy and we need it to see things. The sun is our main source of light. This comprehension can be used when teaching children about the topic of light. Students read through the information and answer the questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Fossils word search

Fossils word search

Word searches are a great activity to improve vocabulary, memory, and spelling. Children will love this fun word search all about fabulous fossils!

Age: 7 - 8
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Fossils vocabulary quiz

Fossils vocabulary quiz

This fun fossils activity asks students to draw a line to match the vocabulary word to the definition.

Age: 7 - 8
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Fabulous fossils!

Fabulous fossils!

Fossils are the remains or traces of animals and plants that lived a long time ago! Many fossils are buried under layers of mud and sedimentary rock. Students learn some interesting facts about body fossils and trace fossils and answer the multiple-choice questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Rocks word search

Rocks word search

Children will love this fun word search all about rocks! Word searches are a great activity to improve vocabulary, memory, and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Soil word search

Soil word search

Children will love this fun word search all about soil! Word searches are a great activity to improve vocabulary, memory, and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Muscles and bones

Muscles and bones

The soft parts of our body are called muscles and the hard, stiff parts of our body are called bones. This activity is all about muscles and bones. Students read through the information and answer the questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Skeleton word search

Skeleton word search

Children will love this fun word search all about the skeleton! Word searches are a great activity to improve vocabulary, memory, and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Digestive system word search

Digestive system word search

Children will love this fun word search all about the digestive system! Word searches are a great activity to improve vocabulary, memory, and spelling.

Age: 7 - 8
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Teeth and digestion questions

Teeth and digestion questions

This activity is all about the digestive system. Students read through the text and then answer the accompanying multiple-choice questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Seed dispersal questions

Seed dispersal questions

This science resource includes some interesting facts about seed dispersal. If all the seeds of a plant fell to the ground under the parent plant, many would die because of lack of space or air, water, sunlight, and minerals. Students learn about the different ways seeds can be transported and answer the multiple-choice questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Life cycle of a flowering plant

Life cycle of a flowering plant

Children read the informative text on the life cycle of a flowering plant and answer the multiple-choice questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Parts of a flowering plant

Parts of a flowering plant

Students are asked to label the diagram to show the different parts of the flowering plant. Use the word bank to help you.

Age: 7 - 8
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Types of plants

Types of plants

This science worksheet is all about different types of plants. Did you know that plants are divided into two groups - flowering plants and non-flowering plants. Students read through the article and answer the questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - Rocks from Space

Reading comprehension - Rocks from Space

A KS2 science resource all about asteroids, meteoroids, and meteorites.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - The Rock Cycle

Reading comprehension - The Rock Cycle

This KS2 science resource is all about the rock cycle and the different types of rocks. Students learn some interesting facts and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Reading comprehension - Types of soil

Reading comprehension - Types of soil

This KS2 science resource includes some the characteristics of different soil types. Students read the text and answer the questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Cloze Activity - Seed Dispersal

Cloze Activity - Seed Dispersal

This KS2 science resource includes some interesting facts for students to learn about seed dispersal.

Age: 7 - 8
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Plants quiz

Plants quiz

A KS2 science quiz all about plants.

Age: 7 - 8
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Word Search - Magnets

Word Search - Magnets

Students find all the words related to magnets in the grid. There are 15 words to find.

Age: 7 - 8
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Magnets attraction

Magnets attraction

Students are asked to look at the objects around them and predict if they are magnetic or not. They fill in the table with their predictions and then record their results.

Age: 7 - 8
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Magnets vocabulary

Magnets vocabulary

This year 3 science worksheet shows a list of words and their definitions that are all related to magnets. Students are asked to match the words on the left with their correct meaning on the right.

Age: 7 - 8
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Cloze activity - Facts about forces

Cloze activity - Facts about forces

How do we measure forces? Who was one of the first scientists to study gravity and force? This science resource asks students to read the facts about forces and motion and fill in the missing words. There is a word bank to help them.

Age: 7 - 8
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Word Search - Tree Climbers

Word Search - Tree Climbers

The animals hidden in this word search are good tree climbers. Can your students find all of the animals?

Age: 7 - 8
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Earth Day - Life Cycle of a Plant

Earth Day - Life Cycle of a Plant

This page familiarises students with the life cycle of a plant from seed germination to fertilisation. Students read the text and answer the study questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Earth Day - Plant Questions

Earth Day - Plant Questions

This worksheet asks students to answer ten questions about plants. They have a word list to help them.

Age: 7 - 8
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Rocks and minerals - Cloze activity

Rocks and minerals - Cloze activity

Year 3 Science - Rocks. This cloze activity can be used as an extra resource when teaching the topic of rocks and minerals. Children read the sentences and fill in the missing words from the word bank.

Age: 7 - 8
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Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well. This worksheet describes the process of photosynthesis. Students read the text and then answer the study questions.

Age: 7 - 8
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Rocks and Minerals - Fact sheet

Rocks and Minerals - Fact sheet

Year 3 Science - A fact sheet all about rocks and minerals. This worksheet can be used as an extra resource when learning about rocks.

Age: 7 - 8
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Safety poster

Safety poster

Design your own firework safety poster.

Age: 7 - 8
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Help develop your child's scientific knowledge with our year 3 science printables

Help develop your child's scientific knowledge with our colourful year 3 science worksheets. Your child will learn the difference between igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, find out which materials are magnetic and which are not, notice that light is reflected from surfaces, and more!

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