To recognise different groups of vertebrates
Use books and the internet to research vertebrate fact.
Searching for “animal facts for children” will make your research more successful.
Try to find the same information on more than one site – it makes it more likely to be accurate.
Ideas for afterwards:
Watch wildlife videos showing how animals behave in the wild. Can you spot the features that help you group them?
Create a Power Point of what you learn.
Look for diagrams of animals and their skeletons. Look for similarities between the skeletons of birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and mammals. What sort of bones do they ALL have?
Recommended age group - 8-11 KS2