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Famous Inventors and their Work

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Famous Inventors and their work is an interesting project to do in the classroom. It may be that children carry out their own research according to their own interest, or it may be linked with science, technology or any other project. To start them off, here are some links that may be useful.

Easy Science for Kids – has Fun Inventor Facts for children to investigate.  There is a quiz ...

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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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Learning about Moles

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Moles are interesting, infuriating small mammals that children will rarely have the opportunity to see; they are particularly busy at this time of year, tunnelling and leaving mole hills everywhere whilst seeking a mate.

DK Findout!  – This site has a good picture of the European mole, showing this strong front feet used for tunneling. The information here is easy, suitable for young learners.

The ARKIVE website – has a ...

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