Menu
Home Page
  • Crosby Ravensworth CE (A) Primary School
'Promoting a love of learning'
'Promoting a love of learning'

A little bit of something else

Science 

Living Things - Lesson 1

 

Life cycle project - Thanks to Ms Lowthian for supplying the following...

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2pfb9q

Read the learner guides and watch the class clips.  You may also want to do your own research online.

 

Draw the life cycle of a mammal, an amphibian, a reptile, an insect and a bird.  Draw them in a circular shape like:

 

Write about how they are different from one another.  You may want to use a Venn diagram to do this.

 

You can lay this task out as you wish.  You may want to create a word document or Power point.  Alternatively, make a poster or just write it on paper.  Try to include drawings or tracings.  Always draw in pencil and try to label pictures with a neat ruled line.  Try to use as much scientific vocabulary as you can.

 

Key facts

Mammals – have hair, feed their young with milk, give birth to live young. E.g. dogs, giraffe, lions, otters.

Amphibians – lay eggs often in jelly, can take in oxygen through their skin when under water or through their lungs when on land, have a waxy skin, warm blooded. E.g. frogs, toads, newts.

Birds – have feathers, some can fly but not all, lay oval eggs, warm-blooded. E.g. Blue tit, penguin, eagle.

Reptile – has a rough skin, lays round eggs, cold-blooded. E.g. turtles, chameleon, bearded dragon.

Insects – have 6 legs, some fly, 3 body parts (head, thorax, abdomen). E.g. Ladybird, fly, butterfly.

 

 

Top