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Illustrating Life Cycles

This resource contains six activities that link to Living things and their Habitats, they are designed for use with mixed age groups classes of Year 5 and 6. Activities include:

  • carefully dissecting a flower, identifying the male and female gametes
  • investigating the ways plants reproduce, including sexual and asexual reproduction, setting up a fair test into artificial asexual reproduction
  • researching the life cycles of a variety of animals, recording and presenting their findings
  • exploring a range of animals from around the world, comparing and contrasting adaptations that link to reproduction
  • research a range of significant naturalists and animal behaviourists, recording the impact of their work

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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