Year 5 Science Printable Worksheets

Our year 5 science worksheets will help support your child as they develop their skills of scientific enquiry. We have a variety of science worksheets on core topics including Earth and space, sound and vibration, properties and changes of materials, and much more.

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Y5 Properties and changes of materials assessment

Y5 Properties and changes of materials assessment

This year 5 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Properties and changes of materials. There is a variety of questions for students to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Y5 Forces assessment

Y5 Forces assessment

This year 5 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Forces. There is a variety of questions for students to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Y5 Earth and space assessment

Y5 Earth and space assessment

This year 5 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Earth and space. There is a variety of questions for students to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Y5 Living things and their habitats assessment

Y5 Living things and their habitats assessment

This year 5 science assessment paper can be used to test your child's knowledge of the science unit - Living things and their habitats. There is a variety of questions for students to answer.

Age: 9 - 10
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Levers, pulleys, and gears

Levers, pulleys, and gears

Machines have been used for thousands of years to make work easier. Some machines have many parts that move, like bicycles and clocks, while others are very simple. Students learn about levers, pulleys, and gears and have questions to answer at the end.

Age: 9 - 10
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Sir Isaac Newton word search

Sir Isaac Newton word search

Students find the vocabulary words in the puzzle. There are 20 words hidden in the grid that are all associated with Isaac Newton. Word searches are ideal for small moments of time as they can easily be stopped and started. This engaging word search puzzle worksheet will help introduce your students to the life and work of one of our history's greatest thinkers.

Age: 9 - 10
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Sir Isaac Newton cloze activity

Sir Isaac Newton cloze activity

This year 5 science resource asks students to read through the facts about one of the greatest scientists of all time, Sir Isaac Newton, and fill in the missing words from the word bank.

Age: 9 - 10
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Buoyancy investigation

Buoyancy investigation

Students carry out a fun science investigation using a mandarin, a glass, and some water.

Age: 9 - 10
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Forces vocabulary quiz

Forces vocabulary quiz

This fun forces 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 forces.

Age: 9 - 10
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Forces word search

Forces word search

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

Age: 9 - 10
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Forces in action

Forces in action

Students look at the pictures and identify which forces are being used by writing the names of the forces on the lines.

Age: 9 - 10
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Types of forces

Types of forces

Students learn about air resistance, gravity, and upthrust and are then asked to fill in the missing words to complete the facts about forces.

Age: 9 - 10
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Forces cloze activity

Forces cloze activity

Students complete the sentences using the correct words in brackets.

Age: 9 - 10
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Twist, push, or pull?

Twist, push, or pull?

Students look at the pictures and write 'twist', 'push', or 'pull' to describe the force being used.

Age: 9 - 10
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Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton

Students read through the short comprehension about Isaac Newton and answer the 8 questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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All about gravity

All about gravity

What force controls the tides of the oceans? Who discovered gravity? In physics, what is weight measured in? Students read through the facts about gravity and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Air resistance investigation

Air resistance investigation

This fun science investigation will help your students understand how air resistance works. They will need several different parachute materials and record which was the best material for the parachute.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reversible and irreversible changes

Reversible and irreversible changes

Melting and freezing things can cause a physical change. Some of these changes can be reversed and some cannot. This science worksheet asks children to look at the items and think about what happens to them when they are heated/cooled. Is it a reversible or irreversible change?

Age: 9 - 10
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Does it dissolve?

Does it dissolve?

Children write 'yes' if the item will dissolve in water and 'no' if the item won't dissolve in water.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reversible or irreversible?

Reversible or irreversible?

Children look at the pictures and information and write either 'reversible' or 'irreversible' under each one.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reversible changes

Reversible changes

When we heat or cool things, it can cause a physical change. Some of these changes can be reversed. Children read through the article about reversible changes and answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Irreversible changes

Irreversible changes

When we heat or cool things, it can cause a physical change. Some of these changes cannot be reversed. With irreversible changes, materials cannot return to the same form. Children read through the text and answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Life cycle of an amphibian

Life cycle of an amphibian

Amphibians spend part of their lives on land and part of their lives in water. Children learn about the life cycle of an amphibian and answer the accompanying questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Life cycle of a mammal

Life cycle of a mammal

Mammals include humans and all other animals that are warm-blooded vertebrates with hair. Children learn about the life cycle of mammals and answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Life cycle of a butterfly

Life cycle of a butterfly

Butterflies are beautiful insects and develop through a process called metamorphosis. The life cycle of a butterfly is made up of four parts: egg, larva (caterpillar), pupa (chrysalis), and adult. Children learn about the life cycle of a butterfly with this fun, colourful science worksheet. Children draw the four different stages of a butterfly's life cycle and answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Life cycle of an ant

Life cycle of an ant

Ants are fascinating insects with superhuman strength! The ant life cycle begins with an egg. Ant eggs are soft, oval, and very, very tiny - about the size of a full stop. Children learn about the life cycle of an ant with this fun, colourful science worksheet. Children draw the four different stages of an ant's life cycle and answer the questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Ant facts

Ant facts

This science worksheet teaches children some interesting facts about ants. Students read through the facts and answer the accompanying questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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Life cycle of an insect report

Life cycle of an insect report

Insects are fascinating creatures! Did you know there are more than 800,000 different kinds of insects? They include butterflies and beetles, fleas and flies, and crickets. This science worksheet asks children to choose an insect and find out about its life cycle.

Age: 9 - 10
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Life cycle of a bird

Life cycle of a bird

A bird's life cycle starts with an egg. Before the egg is ready to hatch, the parents keep the egg warm. This science worksheet is a great resource to help children learn about the life cycle of a bird. There is a short reading comprehension with questions to answer at the end.

Age: 9 - 10
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Life cycles word search

Life cycles word search

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

Age: 9 - 10
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Complete the human life cycle

Complete the human life cycle

Children fill in the boxes to complete the human life cycle.

Age: 9 - 10
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My family

My family

Think about your family members. How old are they? What things do they like doing? Children write about the members of their family and the different stages of the human life cycle they are in at the moment.

Age: 9 - 10
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Human life cycle - Old age

Human life cycle - Old age

In the later stages of adulthood, people become old. They retire from work which means they stop working. Children write a paragraph about some hobbies they would like to try when they are older, and ask an older person what it was like for them as a child.

Age: 9 - 10
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Human life cycle - Adult

Human life cycle - Adult

Once you are an adult you are a grown-up. When you are a young adult, you might still be in education at college or university, or you might have started your first job. Children write a paragraph describing what they would like to do as an adult.

Age: 9 - 10
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Human life cycle - Teenager

Human life cycle - Teenager

Teenagers are between 13 and 19 years of age. This stage of the human life cycle is a slow-changing stage from a child to an adult.

Age: 9 - 10
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Human life cycle - Child

Human life cycle - Child

This science worksheet helps children to learn about the child stage of the human life cycle.

Age: 9 - 10
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Human life cycle - Toddler

Human life cycle - Toddler

This science worksheet helps children to learn about the toddler stage of the human life cycle.

Age: 9 - 10
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Human life cycle - Baby

Human life cycle - Baby

This science worksheet helps children to learn about the first stage of the human life cycle - a baby.

Age: 9 - 10
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Human life cycle word search

Human life cycle word search

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

Age: 9 - 10
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The Moon Word Search

The Moon Word Search

Students find the vocabulary words in the puzzle. There are 20 words hidden in the grid. Word searches are ideal for small moments of time as they can easily be stopped and started.

Age: 9 - 10
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Cloze Activity - The Moon

Cloze Activity - The Moon

This year 5 science resource asks students to read through the facts about the Moon and fill in the missing words from the word bank.

Age: 9 - 10
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Fun facts about Uranus

Fun facts about Uranus

Students read through the facts about Uranus and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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The Earth's Atmosphere

The Earth's Atmosphere

Students read through the information and facts about the atmosphere and answer the accompanying study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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States of Matter - Liquids

States of Matter - Liquids

This KS2 science resource includes some facts about one of the three main states of matter: liquids.

Age: 9 - 10
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Reading comprehension - Galaxies

Reading comprehension - Galaxies

This KS2 reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about galaxies. Students read through the article and answer the study questions.

Age: 9 - 10
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The planets - Venus

The planets - Venus

This science comprehension includes some interesting facts for children to learn about planet Venus.

Age: 9 - 10
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The planets - Mercury

The planets - Mercury

This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts for children to learn about the planet Mercury.

Age: 9 - 10
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The planets - Mars

The planets - Mars

This science comprehension includes a short passage with some interesting facts about the planet Mars. Children read the text and then answer the questions that follow.

Age: 9 - 10
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Support learning at home or in the classroom with our year 5 science printables

Your young scientist will learn some fun facts about the human body, the different planets in the solar system, life cycles and life processes, and how different gases are used to help us in everyday life. Support learning at home or in the classroom with our fun and engaging year 5 science worksheets that will be sure to spark your child's curiosity! 

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