Year 6 Science Printable Worksheets

Our year 6 science worksheets will help support your young scientist as they develop their skills of scientific enquiry. We have a variety of science worksheets covering topics like interdependence and adaptation, electricity, micro-organisms, forces, and much more. Spark your child's curiosity with our year 6 science worksheets and printables!

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What are drugs?

What are drugs?

This year 6 science resource can be used to help you warn your students or child about the harmful effects of drug consumption, alcohol, and smoking.

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Medicines and drugs

Medicines and drugs

All medicines must be taken with care. If we take too much of a substance it can be very dangerous. It could even kill you. You should NEVER take medicine without the help of a parent, nurse, or doctor. You should never take any medicine from a doctor that is not prescribed for you. This handy science worksheet supports children in learning about safe ways to take medicines.

Age: 10 - 11
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Evolution and inheritance word search

Evolution and inheritance word search

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

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Human evolution

Human evolution

Children learn about how humans evolved from Australopithecus to Homo sapiens. There are accompanying questions for students to answer.

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Sloth

Sloth

Children write a short report about the sloth and how it has adapted to its environment.

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Kangaroo rat

Kangaroo rat

Children write a short report about the kangaroo rat and how it has adapted to its environment.

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Adapting to survive

Adapting to survive

Why do living things adapt to their environment? They do it to survive. Children learn some of the ways that plants and animals have adapted to survive in their environment.

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Evolution and inheritance

Evolution and inheritance

In 1858, Charles Darwin revealed his theory of evolution by natural selection. Natural selection means that the inherited traits of a population change over time and are passed from parents to their offspring. Children are asked to write down some similarities and differences between them and their parents.

Age: 10 - 11
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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin was an English scientist who studied nature. He was born on 12 February 1809, in Shropshire, England. Children learn some interesting facts about Charles Darwin and answer the questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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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: 10 - 11
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Making shadows

Making shadows

Children learn how a shadow is created and carry out their own shadow experiment using opaque objects or tracing around their own shadow.

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Light refraction

Light refraction

Children learn about light refraction and carry out a fun simple experiment. For this bending pencil experiment, children will need a jar, a pencil, and some water. Once they have completed the simple experiment, they are asked to record what they see.

Age: 10 - 11
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Light recap

Light recap

The words 'transparent', 'translucent', and 'opaque' can all be used to describe how certain objects allow visible light to travel through them. This science worksheet can be used when teaching children the topic of light.

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Types of light sources

Types of light sources

Objects that give out or emit light of their own are called luminous objects. Objects which do not emit light or reflect the light from luminous objects are called non-luminous objects. Children sort the items into the correct column.

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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.

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Sources of light

Sources of 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: 10 - 11
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How do we see things?

How do we see things?

How do we see things? Children read the text about the different parts of the eye and are then asked to label a diagram and answer the multiple-choice questions.

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Saving energy at home

Saving energy at home

Children learn some easy ways to save energy at home.

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Energy word search

Energy word search

This fun word search includes words that are associated with forms of energy. See if your students can find all of the words hidden in the grid. To make it more interesting you could see how many words they can find in a given time!

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Other ways of creating electricity

Other ways of creating electricity

Renewable energy is less harmful to the environment and mankind. This energy is produced using natural resources that never run out, like the sun, water, and wind. Children learn some other ways of creating electricity and answer the accompanying study questions.

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How do we generate electricity?

How do we generate electricity?

Fossil fuels are fuels that were formed over 300 million years ago! They were created from plants and animals who died. Children learn about fossil fuels and the effect they have on the environment. There are 5 questions for them to answer.

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Physical activity chart

Physical activity chart

Exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do for your health. Children are asked to fill in their physical activities for one week.

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Exercise word search

Exercise word search

This fun word search includes words that are associated with exercise. See if your students can find all of the words hidden in the grid. To make it more interesting you could see how many words they can find in a given time!

Age: 10 - 11
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Food pyramid

Food pyramid

Students are asked to fill in each part of the food pyramid with foods that they could eat to have a healthy diet.

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A healthy diet

A healthy diet

What is a balanced diet? A balanced diet gives your body the nutrients it needs to function correctly. Children learn about the different food groups and what each group contains. They are then asked to make a list of 5 healthy foods and 5 unhealthy foods.

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The lungs

The lungs

The respiratory system includes your airways, lungs, and blood vessels. It is the network of organs and tissues that help you breathe. This science resource includes a short description of the lungs with questions to follow.

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Label the organs of the human body

Label the organs of the human body

This science worksheet asks children to label the main organs of the human body.

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Organs of the human body

Organs of the human body

Use this colourful science resource to teach children the main organs of the human body and their primary function.

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Circulatory system vocabulary quiz

Circulatory system vocabulary quiz

This fun circulatory system 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 the circulatory system.

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Blood

Blood

Blood carries oxygen and essential vitamins and minerals around our bodies to where it is needed. It also collects waste that our bodies no longer need. Children learn about the life-sustaining fluid called blood. There are 5 multiple-choice questions for students to answer.

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Design an anti-smoking poster

Design an anti-smoking poster

This science worksheet asks children to design their own anti-smoking poster.

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Label the human heart

Label the human heart

Children use the words from the word bank to label the different parts of the human heart in this diagram.

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The human heart system

The human heart system

Children can use the diagram to help them learn the different parts of the human heart system.

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Heart and circulatory system facts

Heart and circulatory system facts

This science resource teaches children to fun facts about the heart and circulatory system facts. There are questions included for students to answer.

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Keep your heart healthy

Keep your heart healthy

Your heart is the hardest working muscle and it needs regular exercise to stay strong. Children learn how to keep their hearts healthy and strong by eating a healthy diet, exercising, getting plenty of sleep, and having lots of fun! They read the statements and put a 'g' if they are good for the heart and a 'b' if they are bad for the heart.

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Human heart

Human heart

Located between your lungs in the middle of your chest is your heart. It is a muscle that is about the size of a closed fist. It is protected by your ribs and pumps blood to all parts of your body. Children learn about the basic functions of the heart and fill in the missing words to complete the sentences.

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Plant habitats

Plant habitats

Plants live in many different habitats, they grow where they will survive best. Children learn about four different plant habitats. They are asked to research four plants that grow in each of the habitats and write a brief description about each one.

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Cactus plant cloze activity

Cactus plant cloze activity

Children learn some interesting facts about cactus plants and fill in the missing words using the word bank to help them.

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Palm trees

Palm trees

Palm trees grow in moist and hot climates. Date palms and coconut palms are two well-known types of palm trees, though there are around 2600 different species. Children read through the palm tree facts and answer the questions.

Age: 10 - 11
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Classification of animals - Invertebrates

Classification of animals - Invertebrates

Children sort the invertebrates by writing them in the correct column.

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What type of animal?

What type of animal?

Children read the facts about animals and put a cross in the correct columns so that the statements are true.

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Reading comprehension - The camel

Reading comprehension - The camel

Did you know that there are two types of camels, dromedary camels, and Bactrian camels? Children read through the information and answer the questions.

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Label the parts of a spider

Label the parts of a spider

This science worksheet asks children to label the parts of a spider using the words from the word bank to help them.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus was born in Sweden on 23 May 1707. He is famous for his work in organising things into groups, this is also known as taxonomy. Children learn some interesting facts about the famous scientist, Carl Linnaeus. They are asked to research their favourite animal and fill in the information by writing out its classification.

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Protists

Protists

Protists are organisms that are not plants or animals. They are so tiny that we need a microscope to see them. Children learn some basic facts about protists and complete a vocabulary matching activity.

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Invertebrates - Insects

Invertebrates - Insects

There are more than 800,000 different types of insects. Their bodies are divided into three parts, the head, thorax, and abdomen. They have an exoskeleton covering their bodies. Children choose two insects mentioned in the text and research what they eat, where they live, how they survive, how big they grow, and if they help the environment.

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Invertebrates - Echinoderms

Invertebrates - Echinoderms

Echinoderms are animals that live in the ocean. There are about 6000 different species of echinoderms. They include starfish, brittle stars, echinoids, sea cucumbers, and sea lilies. Children research what starfish and sea urchins eat, where they live, how they survive, and how big they grow.

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Invertebrates - Arachnids

Invertebrates - Arachnids

The most common arachnids are spiders, scorpions, ticks, and mites. They have a hard exoskeleton and jointed legs for walking. Children research what spiders and scorpions eat, where they live, how they survive, and how big they grow.

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