News Tagged 'minibeasts'

Insects

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InsectsInsects are all around us and children are used to seeing them long before they can name them, or understand what they are and do. Insects have various habitats that are all around us and they are the most diverse group of animals on land. There are more species of insects than all other land animals put together, making up about 90% of the ...

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Spiders

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SpidersSpiders belong to a group of animals called “arachnids.”  Arachnids are creatures with two body segments and eight legs. They don’t have wings and although they are often thought of as insects, they aren’t! Insects have six legs and thee main body parts.

The School Run – This great site has a lot of information, fun facts and a video on the subject of ...

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Earthworms, Centipedes and Millipedes

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Earthworms Centipedes and MillipedesEarthworms Centipedes and Millipedes are some of the minibeasts which can be found in everyone’s back garden, on the school field and in many other places; they are common to all areas of the country.

Earthworms

Worms are so well-known to children, they are long segmented tubular hermaphrodites, without a skeleton! As they are so unusual, they are fun and interesting to ...

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Wildlife Trackers

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wildlife trackersWildlife Trackers is a great project for children to be involved in – either at home, or in school –  as it involves tracking British wildlife. The blurb on the Wildlife Trackers website is both welcoming and informative:

Welcome to Wildlife Trackers – You are in for a lot of fun! Did you know there are over 20,000 kinds of ...

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