Fera resources: classification

This KS2 resource supports learning about how living things can be classified into groups scientifically. Activities are based around tasks carried out in the ‘real world’ by scientists working for organisations such as Fera.

Activities include:

Classification

Play a classification game and learn about how we classify animals.

Video

Find out about the importance of close observation and classification in the work of a scientist who identifies pests in food products.

Identifying Mini-Beasts

Identification of invertebrates in a local habitat

Top Trumps

Use knowledge of invertebrates to create a set of Top Trumps cards for mini-beast found in the local area.

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