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Life Cycles Activity Pack

This resource provides a range of practical activities, suitable for students across the primary phase. Activities link to work on comparing things that are living, dead and that have never been alive and exploring the life cycles of flowering plants and different animals. They are designed to help children develop scientific research and communication skills and provide opportunities for cross-curricular work.

Activities include:

  • Modelling seed dispersal and insect pollination
  • Observing tadpole development
  • Making a butterfly feeder
  • Creating an insect garden
  • Life cycle quiz hunt

Originally designed for use with a loan kit from the Linnean Society, many of the activities can be carried out with equipment available in most schools. This resource has been provided by the Linnean Society of London.

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