A science experiment which explores the structural adaptation of blubber.
Animals develop structural, behavioural and physiological adaptations to help them survive in the environment in which they live. This Biological Sciences experiment allows students to investigate if blubber keeps animals warm in cold environments.
Students follow the scientific method to conduct the experiment in small groups, then complete the worksheet provided.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
The principal focus of science teaching in upper key stage 2 is to enable pupils to develop a deeper understanding of a wide range of scientific ideas. They should do this through exploring and talking about their ideas; asking their own questions ab...
- Working scientifically
- Living things and their habitats
- Animals, including humans
- Evolution and inheritance
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