Yesterday Year 4 students invited their parents to school so they could share their learning during their Exit Point on the unit Existing, Endangered, Extinct.
From tiny tadpoles to giant squid, living things exist in an amazing variety of forms. Why is there so much variety and how do scientists sort, identify and classify the millions of species living today?
Explaining the theme
In Science, the students found out:
How and why living things are classiﬁed
How a vertebrate and an invertebrate are different
How to classify local plants and animals
About the effects of food chains in our locality
About friendly and unfriendly micro-organisms
How fungi are different from plants and animals
Why composting is good for the environment
In Technology, the students found out:
How to make our own compost bin
In International, the students found out:
How the international community can protect endangered species
Why biodiversity is important for the well-being of the planet