A hands-on experiment to use when investigating how shelters protect living things.
In this science experiment, students will investigate how shelters protect living things from the sun by designing and making a shelter for a UV-sensitive animal.
Students conduct the experiment in small groups and record their predictions and observations on the worksheets provided.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Animals, including humans
- Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Key Stage 1 (KS1) covers students in Year 1 and Year 2.
- Living things and their habitats
The principal focus of science teaching in key stage 1 is to enable pupils to experience and observe phenomena, looking more closely at the natural and humanly-constructed world around them. They should be encouraged to be curious and ask questions a...
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