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Education pack: classification

This resource supports the teaching of classification at upper primary and lower secondary level. It contains a series of three lessons, plus two extension lessons and associated PowerPoint presentations and resource sheets. Lessons are:

1. What is classification?

2a. Who lives in leaf litter?

2b. Invertebrate models (extension lesson)

(A PowerPoint quiz is included to revise invertebrate names and anatomical features)

3a. Invertebrate survey

(A PowerPoint quiz is included to test students’ identification skills)

3b. Survey interpretation (extension lesson)

This survey is part of the Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) project which encourages people from all backgrounds to get back in touch with nature and will also generate valuable scientific data concerning the state of our environment.

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