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Why do scientists classify animals? What similarities do all mammals have?

In this workshop students will explore and handle a variety of taxidermy animals from around the world to understand how and why scientists sort animals into groups.

Students will practice using a classification key to sort invertebrates and identify the features of mammals, fish, birds, amphibians and reptiles. Students will also be challenged to classify some mystery animals.

Key info

Suitable for: KS2

Age Groups: 7-11

Subjects: Science

Topics: Animals, Insects, Living Things & Habitats, Local Wildlife, Plants, Team Building

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: £75 plus VAT for non-fee paying schools, and a higher rate for fee-paying schools

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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