Class 2010-2016 on January 21st 2016
Who invented the light bulb?
Follow this link for a useful site with information about energy saving light bulbs
Video clip of two demonstrations of how light travels in straight lines
Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment
Mendel's theory - http://www2.edc.org/weblabs/mendel/mendel.html (requires flash player)
Darwin's Finches - http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/society/schools/keystage1-2/darwin.aspx
Study Darwin’s tools of the trade – interactive site at http://www.sedgwickmuseum.org/index.php?page=darwin try out some of the tools Darwin used on the voyage in HMS Beagle.
Try to survive as a young bird at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/evolution/what-is-evolution/natural-selection-game/the-evolution-experience.html
Work in pairs to research one of the creation stories that try to explain the great variety of life on Earth today.
Visit http://www.charlesdarwintrust.org/content/80 and help a plant survive!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/prehistoric_life/dinosaurs/burying_bodies/burial/index.shtml and see how different environments affect the chances of a dead animal or plant becoming a fossil
How are fossils formed:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/fossils (scroll down the page),
Remember that not all plants and animals die become fossils; the conditions have to be just right.