Science Living Things and Their Habitats Year 6 Classification Keys Animals

In this lesson, students will look at what classification is and how animals are classified. They will learn about invertebrates, vertebrates and arthropods and classification keys. They will move on to creating their own classification keys using the support frame and will finally create their own species and classify it.

This is an engaging lesson which comes with an interactive power point presentation and necessary worksheets. It is designed for Year 6 but could easily be modified to suit lower KS2 and KS3.

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Created: Jan 8, 2020

Updated: Jan 17, 2020

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