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Autumn Term




In science the children will be studying living things and their habitats; adaptation and evolution and the life of Charles Darwin. We will focus on classification and the similarities and differences between different groups of living things including microorganisms, plants and animals.

Charles Darwin

One day a letter came to Darwin who twice failed to meet his father's expectations about him. It said professor Handler recommended Darwin as naturalist to the HMS Beagle scheduled to depart for the West Indies. His father, who objected to it at first, allowed him to go there after all because of his enthusiasm.

Use these powerpoints to find out about the life of Charles Darwin

Darwin Biography facts

Horrible Histories: Charles Darwin Natural Selection (Lyrics)

Finding out about classification


Use this website to find out about the 5 Kingdoms

Who was Carl Linnaeus?