Animal handling & minibeast Lessons
The world of minibeasts and invertebrates in your hands!
KS1 & KS2 curriculum linked workshops on a range of science topics, where pupils hold the animals and animal related items whilst learning, particularly good for kinesthetic learners. Workshops include habitats, lifecycles, evolution, adaptations, minibeasts, rainforests, reptiles & amphibians.
NEW KS3 & KS4 workshops & assemblies - please email me for details on the workshops that include classification, evolution, biodiversity, reproduction, feeding relationships & conservation, but can be tailored to your needs.
Forest school lessons and environmental education / field studies lessons can also be held in your school grounds, saving you travel time & money!
Animals shown or held include giant stick insects, scorpion, giant hissing cockroaches, hermit crabs, giant millipedes, giant snails, hedgehog, beetles, frog, newt, bearded dragon, mossy gecko & garter snakes.
Individual lessons start at £120 or a full primary day at £300 with discounts for SEN schools, multiple bookings or winter term.
Great for Open days, National British Science Week, Science clubs, SEN, STEM, Bug club, Gardening club, Special needs or G&TTo book this activity, please contact:
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Grants for school
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|Published||13 September 2017|
|Last modified||13 September 2017|
|Nature of scheme||In-school visit|
|Subject(s)||Science, Biology, Earth science, Practical work, Demonstrations|
|Age||4-5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE|
|Running times||1-4 hours|
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