Y6 Identifying Adaptations (2)

Pupils learn that all animals and plants are adapted to live in the environments in which they are found. Pupils look at a range of animals and identify and explain how these adaptations are beneficial to each animal.

Learning Objectives:

  • PoS - identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution
  • NaG - pupils should also appreciate that variation in offspring over time can make animals more or less able to survive in particular environments, for example by exploring how giraffes’ necks got longer, or the development of insulating fur on the arctic fox
  • WS - pupils might analyse the advantages and disadvantages of specific adaptations, such as being on two feet rather than four, having a long or a short beak, having gills or lungs

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