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Investigating Adaptation of Birds’ Beaks

Investigating Adaptation of Birds’ Beaks

Explore adaptation in this activity and how and why birds’ beaks are shaped differently. Meet some of our Galapagos feathery friends! Suitable for KS2. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.

By dan_gct

Darwin and the Mockingbird - A story of Evolution

Darwin and the Mockingbird - A story of Evolution

Explore Darwin’s journey of discovery, unravel the mystery of the mockingbird and learn how this inquisitive bird led to Darwin’s questioning of the origin of species. Suitable for KS2 and 3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.

By dan_gct

A Galapagos Finch’s Tale of Evolution

A Galapagos Finch’s Tale of Evolution

Millions of years ago a little flock of birds made the perilous journey across the Pacific Ocean to the Galapagos Islands. These were the ancestors of the finches that live there today. Learn about their journey of evolution from one species to the 13 distinct species of today. Suitable for KS2 and 3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.

By dan_gct

Adaptation of the Marine Iguana

Adaptation of the Marine Iguana

Discover the fascinating story of the marine iguana, from how they colonised the Galapagos Islands as land iguanas and eventually diverged to become a different species. The amazing adaptations of the marine iguana will be revealed! Suitable for KS2 and 3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.

By dan_gct

Oranguatans Comprehension

Oranguatans Comprehension

This reading comprehension supports a BBC news report of a recent discovery that orang-utans, which were previously thought to be herbivores, do on occasion eat meat.  Since humans and orang-utans share a common ancestor, this has led scientists to speculate about the diet of our early ancestors. The resource contains 3 differentiated worksheets, with content domain references and answers.

By Headway_Learning

Year 5/6 Science Knowledge Organisers (Upper KS2)

Year 5/6 Science Knowledge Organisers (Upper KS2)

Knowledge organisers for each topic in the Year 5 and Year 6 Science curriculum. Included within these are images that cover some key concepts as well as a key vocabulary section for some of the words children may come across during the topics. These are useful for either sticking in books at the start of the topic to refer back to or to enlarge and have on display.

By krisgreg30

Year 6 Science Knowledge Organisers

Year 6 Science Knowledge Organisers

Knowledge organisers for each topic in the Year 6 Science curriculum. Included within these are images that cover some key concepts as well as a key vocabulary section for some of the words children may come across during the topics. These are useful for either sticking in books at the start of the topic to refer back to or to enlarge and have on display.

By krisgreg30

Evolution and Inheritance Knowledge Organiser (Year 6)

Evolution and Inheritance Knowledge Organiser (Year 6)

A knowledge organiser for evolution and inheritance. Included within this is are images that cover some key concepts as well as a key vocabulary section for some of the words children may come across during the topic. These are useful for either sticking in books at the start of the topic to refer back to or to enlarge and have on display.

By krisgreg30

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Drawing & Painting Skulls Bundle.

Save 55% Develop drawing skills with these skull resources. 1. COMPLETE THE MISSING SECTIONS OF SKULL Learning Object: to draw with detail and a range of tones. All sections could be completed in pencil or you could use a range of media such as fine liner, charcoal pencils, conte crayon or paint. 2. COMPLETE THE SKULL DRAWING A step more difficult than the task above - this time complete the missing half of the skull. 3. SKULL & SKELETON PHOTO BANK 22 Fantastic photographs of a human skull and rib-cage within a PowerPoint - easy to print. Dramatic compositions make these photographs ideal to draw and paint from. 4. SKULL GRID DRAWING Teach a range of drawing skills with this excellent resource. Your students will learn about line, tone and the importance of adding detail. Excellent extension task or cover lesson. 5. SKULL PHOTOBANK WITH ARTIST & MEDIA SUGGESTIONS A new set of photos from those listed above. Beautiful, detailed, high resolution photographs of a real human skull. This could be the starting for a comprehensive project drawing and/or painting project. There are photographs of the full skull front on and from the side, close-ups and a second set of photographs where the skull sits on red cloth for that dramatic Hamlet feel! There are suggestions for what drawing mediums to use, what artists to make links with, some skull facts to sound like the expert and ideas for where to take this project.

By TheArtyTeacher

*MEGA BUNDLE* - All MR A, Mr C & Mr D Resources!

*MEGA BUNDLE* - All MR A, Mr C & Mr D Resources!

MEGA BUNDLE CONTAINS: The Maths Album The Science Album 40 Lyric Reading Comprehensions Slow Writing Year 3 /4 Writing Knowledge Organiser Year 5 / 6 Writing Know ledge Organiser Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 Science Knowledge Organisers KS2 Reading / Home-School Diary Times Table Rock Star Certificates 4 Literacy Songs (Adjectives, Nouns, Adverbs and Punctuation) www.mracdpresent.com

By mracdpresent

KS2 Science Pack (Knowledge Organisers and The Science Album) by Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Present

KS2 Science Pack (Knowledge Organisers and The Science Album) by Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Present

This all-in-one Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Science Pack contains the KS2 Science Knowledge Organisers for Years 3, 4, 5 & 6 as well as The Science Album at a discounted price. KS2 Science Knowledge Organisers Every objective is covered in these fun, fact-filled Knowledge Organisers. Perfect for teachers to use in class or children to revise from. Each year has 5 colourfully-illustrated posters containing all the knowledge needed to reach the expected standard in science. Year 3 (Plants, Skeleton and Muscle System, Rocks and Soils, Light and Forces and Magnets) Year 4 (Living Things and Their Habitats, The Digestive System and Teeth, States of Matter, Sound and Electricity) Year 5 (Life Cycles, Human Growth, Materials, Earth and Space and Forces) Year 6 (The Circulatory and Respiratory System, Classification, Evolution, Light and Electricity) These are MUST HAVE resources for the new curriculum! The Science Album This HUGE resource contains 15 songs for the new science currciulum. Written, produced and tested on kids around the country, Mr A, Mr C and Mr D have created a range of alternative, modern songs for Key Stage 2. LISTEN TO SAMPLES OF ALL OUR SCIENCE SONGS HERE: (Copy and paste the link below into your browser) https://soundcloud.com/mracdpresent/sets/the-science-album-by-mr-a-mr-c-and-mr-d-present Join the three of them (and their alien friend Bertrum) on a scientific journey like no other! These rock and roll, hip-hop, club anthems and Indie rock songs will keep your children engaged, learning and inspired in the classroom. This pack includes: 15 x Science songs (mp3) 15 x Instrumental versions (mp3) 15 x Lyrics in one handy document (pdf) Adaptation (Introduction) Changing State Circulation and Pulse Rate Earth, Sun and The Moon Electricity Evolution Feel the Forces Healthy Eating Heat Light and Shadows Mixing Materials Plants Skeleton and Bones Sound Teeth www.mracdpresent.com

By mracdpresent

*BUNDLE* The Science Album by Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Present

*BUNDLE* The Science Album by Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Present

This HUGE resource contains 15 songs for the new science curriculum. Written, produced and tested on kids around the country, Mr A, Mr C and Mr D have created a range of alternative, modern songs for Key Stage 2. LISTEN TO SAMPLES OF ALL OUR SCIENCE SONGS HERE: (Copy and paste the link below into your browser) https://soundcloud.com/mracdpresent/sets/the-science-album-by-mr-a-mr-c-and-mr-d-present Join the three of them (and their alien friend Bertrum) on a scientific journey like no other! These rock and roll, hip-hop, club anthems and Indie rock songs will keep your children engaged, learning and inspired in the classroom. This pack includes: 15 x Science songs (mp3) 15 x Instrumental versions (mp3) 15 x Lyrics in one handy document (pdf) Adaptation (Introduction) Changing State Circulation and Pulse Rate Earth, Sun and The Moon Electricity Evolution Feel the Forces Healthy Eating Heat Light and Shadows Mixing Materials Plants Skeleton and Bones Sound Teeth www.mracdpresent.com

By mracdpresent