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Evolution and adaptation (KS1 & KS2 resources)

Explore evolution and adaptation with our quizzes, fact cards, research frameworks, comprehension exercises and games!

24 resources
Mary Anning – biography and comprehension
A differentiated biography and comprehension based on the life  … read more
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Plant and animal adaptation cards
An activity based on Darwin's theory of evolution. Children must  … read more
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Make a food chain mobile
Children can demonstrate their knowledge of food chains by creating  … read more
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Animals of Stone Age Britain
Compare modern British animals with those from the Stone Age.  … read more
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Where have all the dinosaurs gone?
A simple explanation of how the extinction of the dinosaurs was  … read more
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Sorting life into kingdoms game
Children are challenged to sort a selection of living things  … read more
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Animal adaptation fact cards
A selection of facts showing how specific animals are suited  … read more
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What are fossils?
A simple guide to what fossils actually are and how they are  … read more
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The evolution game
Children are challenged to consider the impact specific changes  … read more
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What is evolution?
An introduction to the concept of evolution linked to changes  … read more
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The evolution of sport
Children are challenged to consider evolutionary changes in a  … read more
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Evolution and inheritance quiz
A quiz on animal adaptations, evolution and inheritance.  … read more
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What causes evolution?
A simple explanation of the complex theory of evolution. Providing  … read more
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Getting to know Charles Darwin – text analysis and comprehension
An example of a biography about Charles Darwin with associated  … read more
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Become a palaeontologist
A step by step guide to creating replica fossils and setting  … read more
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Shark facts – turning notes into a report
A set of shark adaptation facts to be used to create a simple  … read more
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Animal adaptation research framework
A clear framework to provide structure for presenting research  … read more
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The order of evolution
A timeline to show how living things have evolved from simple  … read more
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Evolution – true or false
A a quick assessment of children understanding of key concepts  … read more
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Non-chronolgical reports – text analysis
Children use their knowledge of non-chronological writing to  … read more
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Adaptation of the snow leopard
Children consider how the snow leopard has adapted to its environment  … read more
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Animal adaptation fact cards
Children complete sentences and create fact cards about the features  … read more
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Design your own animal
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Habitats and adaptation
A research activity to find out about how animals and plants  … read more
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