Evolution. KS2 practical activity and resources
A primary colleague asked me how she could incorporate some practical activity when teaching evolution to Year 6. This activity models different types of bird catching a variety of prey and how their success rate might change given a different environment. It was a huge success with Year 6. The presentation sets the scene and the students experience recording results and interpreting them. The results we got from our class are included and there is a worksheet on these that can be used or adapted. There is scope for questioning the students about reliability of results and whether this is a valid way of collecting data.
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  • KS2-Bird-beak-practical.docx
  • Lesson-plan---KS2-bird-beak-practical.docx
  • Bird's-beaks.pptx
  • Recording-sheets.docx
  • Questions-analysing-the-data-from-the-power-point..docx
  • Bird-beak-investigation-raw-results---11-samples-totalled..xlsx

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Created: Jan 17, 2018

Activity

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KS2-Bird-beak-practical

Lesson plan

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Lesson-plan---KS2-bird-beak-practical

Presentation

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Bird's-beaks

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