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  • Jarrow Cross C of E Primary School
‘Living and Learning’
Value in Everyone

Science

Watch the video about fossils and evolution to explain key learning. https://www.khanacademy.org/science/high-school-biology/hs-evolution/hs-evidence-of-evolution/v/fossils-rocking-the-earth-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rkGu0BItKM

(Note children may notice the spelling of mould is American in the video and should be spelt mould.)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9bbkqt/articles/z2ym2p3

Extra information and videos for the children to find out more about fossils can be found following the links above.

 

Activity 1: Complete the comprehension worksheet questions identified for Y4 or Y5.

 

Activity 2: 

Look at each individual photograph, and identify features of the fossils, linking them to animals of today. Children are to explain their answers as to why they are making these links. Mini investigation: what type of information do the fossils give us? Children are to write their answer in their books.

 

Extensions: https://uk.ixl.com/science/grade-4/compare-fossils-to-modern-organisms

Interactive quiz asking what a fossil show from its features.

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