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Marvelous Mini-beasts

Marvelous Mini-beasts

This creative activity is designed to teach 7-11 year olds about the concept of adaptation – the process whereby a species evolves characteristics that enable it to survive in a particular habitat. Using mini-beasts as the example, students learn about how different types of mini-beasts are adapted for particular things such as moving, escaping predators and finding food. Working in groups, students are asked to design and create their own new...

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