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A World of Living Things

This resource contains six activities that link to Living Things and their Habitats. In this unit of learning, the children will use their learning to design their own ‘pop-up’ or interactive book which showcases the variety of life in our world. These activities are designed for use with mixed age groups classes of Year 3 and 4. Activities include:

  • learning about the seven life processes and using this knowledge to create their own ‘pop-up’/interactive book.
  • creating their own ‘pop-up’ tree and garden whilst researching plants and grouping them in different ways
  • hunting for invertebrates in their local environment and using keys to classify their specimens
  • making their own classification keys
  • designing a fair test to explore the insulation properties of feathers
  • researching and presenting findings on the five vertebrate groups.

These activities have been provided by Hamilton Trust as part of their mixed age group science lessons.

The Hamilton website also hosts a wealth of other free resources.

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