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African animal classification

African animal classification

Year 2 Science - Animals Including Humans - sort animals into mammals, reptiles, amphibians, minibeasts (invertebrates), fish and birds. To link in to an Africa topic.
missbanana
Sounding Out Nature

Sounding Out Nature

In this activity students get out into an ecosystem and record the sounds that they hear. The sounds can be recorded (e.g. on a tablet), or through drawings or brief explanatory notes.Students will understand that living things can be grouped on the basis of observable features and can be distinguished from non-living things and can observe and catagorise a range of living things.
TheTeachersFriend
Setting Up a Bird Bath

Setting Up a Bird Bath

Students set up a conservation project that will assist local biodiversity by providing local wildlife with a safe place to drink water. They will measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units, give and follow directions to familiar locations and participate in different types of guided investigations to explore and answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, and accessing information sources. Students will be able to use a set criteria to select an appropriate location for a bird bath and make simple measurements in regards to the set up and up-keep of a bird bath.
TheTeachersFriend
Insect Study - Evolution & Inheritance

Insect Study - Evolution & Inheritance

In this resource, children will learn about heredity and adaptations by looking at variations in different insects. This resource can easily be tied in with <a title=“Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/insect-study-adapted-insect-forms-11843240”>Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms</a> where they can design and build a form of their own adapted insect. A digital copy of the resource is available to editing and sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw by following link provided with download. You might also like: <a title=“Honeycomb and Honey Bee Printing” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/honeycomb-and-honey-bee-printing-11843156”>Honeycomb and Honey Bee Printing</a> <a title="‘Pimp my Insect’ Explanation Text FREEBIE!" href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-pimp-my-insect-explanation-text-freebie-11617071”>‘Pimp my Insect’ Explanation Text FREEBIE!</a> <a title=“Colony Collapse Disorder - Persuasion Text” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/colony-collapse-disorder-persuasion-text-11843200”>Colony Collapse Disorder - Persuasion Text</a> <a title=“Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/insect-study-adapted-insect-forms-11843240”>Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms</a> <a title=“Honey Bee Study with Maths and Scratch” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/honey-bee-study-with-maths-and-scratch-11799912”>Honey Bee Study with Maths and Scratch</a>
erinbrasington
Colony Collapse Disorder - Persuasion Text

Colony Collapse Disorder - Persuasion Text

**Updated with new graphics In this resource, children will learn about the importance of honey bees before being introduced to Colony Collapse Disorder. Children will then write a persuasive text using modal verbs and Point, Evidence, Explain either persuading their audience to end Colony Collapse Disorder. In the past, I have introduced this outcome by teaching lessons on three consecutive days in the styles of Authoritarianism, Democracy, and Communism. The children then write their persuasive text in one of these styles. A digital copy of the resource is available to editing and sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw with download. You might also like: <a title=“Honeycomb and Honey Bee Printing” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/honeycomb-and-honey-bee-printing-11843156”>Honeycomb and Honey Bee Printing</a> <a title="‘Pimp my Insect’ Explanation Text FREEBIE!" href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-pimp-my-insect-explanation-text-freebie-11617071”>‘Pimp my Insect’ Explanation Text FREEBIE!</a> <a title=“Insect Study - Evolution & Inheritance” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/insect-study-evolution-and-inheritance-11843218”>Insect Study - Evolution & Inheritance</a> <a title=“Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/insect-study-adapted-insect-forms-11843240”>Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms</a> <a title=“Honey Bee Study with Maths and Scratch” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/honey-bee-study-with-maths-and-scratch-11799912”>Honey Bee Study with Maths and Scratch</a>
erinbrasington
Honeycomb and Honey Bee Printing

Honeycomb and Honey Bee Printing

**Updated with new graphics In this resource, children will study the shape of honeycomb before designing, making and evaluating a honeycomb relief print. They will then research the anatomy of honeybees before designing, making, and evaluating a honey bee stamp to print over their honeycomb relief prints. A digital copy of the resource is available to editing and sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw by following this link provided with download. You might also like: <a title="‘Pimp my Insect’ Explanation Text FREEBIE!" href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-pimp-my-insect-explanation-text-freebie-11617071”>‘Pimp my Insect’ Explanation Text FREEBIE!</a> <a title=“Colony Collapse Disorder - Persuasion Text” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/colony-collapse-disorder-persuasion-text-11843200”>Colony Collapse Disorder - Persuasion Text</a> <a title=“Insect Study - Evolution & Inheritance” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/insect-study-evolution-and-inheritance-11843218”>Insect Study - Evolution & Inheritance</a> <a title=“Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/insect-study-adapted-insect-forms-11843240”>Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms</a> <a title=“Honey Bee Study with Maths and Scratch” href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/honey-bee-study-with-maths-and-scratch-11799912”>Honey Bee Study with Maths and Scratch</a>
erinbrasington
British Science Week 2018 - Powerpoint/Assembly

British Science Week 2018 - Powerpoint/Assembly

This is a powerpoint I have created to use in assembly during 2018 Science week based on exploration and discovery. This powerpoint can be edited and extra slides added to share your schools activities for the week, but saves time preparing why science is important and some cool discoveries made in 2017.
staylor106
Dinosaurs and Birds - Longest bone

Dinosaurs and Birds - Longest bone

Objective: Discover the longest bone in your body and find out what dinosaur(s) were the same height as you! Learning outcomes Children will: make accurate measurements and record and analyse simple data identify the longest bone in their own body learn that not all dinosaurs are the same size discover that some animals have individual bones that are taller than children use mathematics to help answer a question understand that maths can be applied to learning about the human body From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Dinosaurs and Birds - Dinosaur timeline

Dinosaurs and Birds - Dinosaur timeline

Objective: Make an arm-span timeline to help visualise time. Learning outcomes Children will: learn a strategy for thinking about very long periods of time that can be applied to other aspects of history understand that non-avian dinosaurs lived long before humans – they did not live together understand that Earth is more ancient than dinosaurs understand that humans have lived for a very short time compared to the age of the planet From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

Adventures with Dippy - Dorset: Jurassic forest

**Objective: **Use imagination and creative skills to recreate lost worlds. Learning outcomes Children will: learn the names of more than two living things in their local and wider environment (Science: The world around us) be able to identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants (Science) understand the life cycle of flowering plants (Science) be able to describe the life processes of reproduction in some plants (Science) apply multiplication (Mathematics) The resources are designed to complement Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Adventures with Dippy - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 7-11s

Aimed at children aged 7-11, our lesson outlines and learning resources will take children on a natural history adventure with Dippy, whether or not they visit him during his tour. There are eight episodes, all relating to the stops on Dippy’s journey. Each considers a different theme with clear links to the national curriculum for 7- to 11-year-olds across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The resources can be used individually and in any order. Each challenge begins with a postcard from an expert scientist, curator or researcher. At the end of each episode pupils can email their findings to Dippy’s team, and will receive a reply. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London
Dinosaurs and Birds - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 4-7s

Dinosaurs and Birds - Overview of the Dippy on Tour resources for 4-7s

Aimed at children aged 4-7, our pick-and-mix collection of cross-curricular activities and facts will enrich Science, Maths, English, DT, Music, Drama and PE lessons. Use them to give an introduction to Dippy, dinosaurs, and their similarities with birds, their closest living relatives. From early 2018 to late 2020 the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast, Dippy, is on a Natural History Adventure across the UK. Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure is an exploration of the UK’s natural history past, present and future. Dippy is a catalyst for exploring different aspects of the natural world along the eight-stop tour to museums and cultural hubs. The Natural History Museum exists to inspire a love of the natural world and unlock answers to the big issues facing humanity and the planet. More than five million people visit the sites in South Kensington and Tring every year, and the website receives over 500,000 unique visitors a month. It is a world-leading science research centre, and through its unique collection and unrivalled expertise it is tackling issues such as food security, eradicating diseases and managing resource scarcity. Dippy on Tour is brought to you by the Natural History Museum in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation, and supported by DELL EMC and Williams and Hill.
NHM_London