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Springboard Stories - science

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Investigate Peter Adderley's paintings, which are an idealised, stylised version of reality.

Challenge the children to group and classify the animals and plants shown, using the ‘Classification’ activity sheet to help them.

Investigate why the plucky ducks turned white with this investigation into what happens when you leave things in the sunshine.

A step-by-step guide to using Scratch.

Talk about pollination then test what has been learned by using this 'Insects that pollinate' resource.

Talk about the life cycles of the creatures in A Grub’s Tale.

The intriguing story of growing vanilla in Madagascar is a very tasty subject for study and is the perfect springboard for looking at pollination.

We look at some of the life cycles of the animals in our story A Grub’s Tale.

At the age of 12, a slave boy, on the island of Madagascar discovered a technique for pollinating vanilla orchids quickly and profitably – read his story.

The creature in our story, The Grub’s Tale, goes through the life cycle of a Madagascan Moon Moth. Starting scientific investigations with a story contextualises learning and can provide a good introduction to tricky concept for young children.

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