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Spring 1

Evolution and Inheritance

Our Science unit of work for Spring 1 is Evolution and Inheritance. Please see the knowledge organiser attached below to see what we will be covering in our lessons. 

 

 

Key questions:

1.What is evolution?

2. What is adaptation?

3. Give me an example of an animal that has adapted to its surroundings.

4. Give me an example of a plant that has adapted to its surroundings.

5. What is an acquired characteristic?

6. What is an inherited characteristic?

7. Give me an example of a characteristic that can be inherited.

8. Give me an example of a characteristic that has been acquired.

9. Name the different types of fossils.

10. What is a fossil?

11. Describe how humans have evolved over time.

12. What is the title of the person that studies fossils?

Autumn 2

Living Things and Their Habitats

Our Science unit of work for Autumn 2 is Living Things and Their Habitats. Please see the knowledge organiser attached below to see what we will be covering in our lessons. 

 

 

Key questions:

1. Name the 5 animal groups.

2. What is a mammal like?

3. What do all bird have?

4. Name the characteristics of an amphibian.

5. What is a reptile like?

6. What characteristics does a fish have?

7. What does classification mean?

8. What is a scientist called who classifies animals?

9. Why do we need to classify animals?

10. What is an invertebrate?

11. Can you name a vertebrate?

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