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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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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Properties and Uses - Metals and Plastics

Properties and Uses - Metals and Plastics

A year 3 science worksheet about the properties and uses of metals and plastics.

Age: 7 - 8
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Properties and Uses - Wood and Glass

Properties and Uses - Wood and Glass

A KS2 science resource about the properties and uses of wood and glass.

Age: 7 - 8
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What Are Materials?

What Are Materials?

A year 3 science resource about materials including metal, glass, wood, plastic, and fabric.

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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Teeth and eating - Cloze exercise

Teeth and eating - Cloze exercise

This cloze activity can be used as an extra resource when teaching the topic Teeth and Eating. Children read the sentences and fill in the missing words from the word bank.

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 and soils.

Age: 7 - 8
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Teeth - Fact sheet

Teeth - Fact sheet

Year 3 Science - Unit 3A: Teeth and eating. A fact sheet all about teeth. This can be used as a worksheet or as an extra resource.

Age: 7 - 8
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Plants need leaves

Plants need leaves

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well.

Age: 7 - 8
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Plants information sheet

Plants information sheet

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well.

Age: 7 - 8
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Helping plants grow word search

Helping plants grow word search

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well.

Age: 7 - 8
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How do plants grow?

How do plants grow?

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well. Students fill in the missing words from the plant pot to complete the sentences all about plants.

Age: 7 - 8
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Plants need water

Plants need water

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well.

Age: 7 - 8
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Roots

Roots

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well.

Age: 7 - 8
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Plants cloze activity

Plants cloze activity

Year 3 Science - Unit 3B: Helping plants grow well. This exercise asks students to read the facts about plants and fill in the missing words using the work bank.

Age: 7 - 8
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Light and shadow word search

Light and shadow word search

A fun activity that can be used when teaching students about the topic - light. Word searches are a great activity to improve vocabulary, memory, and spelling.

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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