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A KS1/KS2 schools workshop at the Yorkshire Museum called
Funky Fossils and Super Bugs makes use of this collection.
What is this resource about?
This resource, suitable for Key Stages 1 to 3, aims to develop knowledge and understanding of invertebrates and includes an interactive game called
giving children the chance to create their own minibeast with the help of a cartoon museum curator called Jo!
The resource covers the following areas of the Science curriculum:
- Life processes and living things
- Variation and classification
- Living things in their environment
- Investigative skills
It also covers aspects of the following QCA units:
Unit 2B - Plants and animals in the local environment
Unit 2C - Variation
Unit 4B - Habitats
Unit 5B - Life cycles
Unit 6A - Interdependence and adaptation
Unit 7C - Environment and feeding relationships
Unit 7D - Variation and classification
Unit 8D - Ecological relationships
Unit 9D - Plants for food
Inspiring Learning For All (museum) learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding: to deepen understanding of how creatures are adapted to their habitat
Skills: to develop skills of scientific inquiry and investigation
Activity, Behaviour and Progression: to encourage an interest in and respect for the environment and living things