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Life Cycles

Life Cycles

EYFS, KS 1, 2. Early Years, First, Second Stage. 

Ages 3 - 11

DURATION: 45 mins - 55 mins

OVERVIEW: This workshop uses ZooLab animals to discuss new life, growth, reproduction and ageing.

Designed to complement the curriculum topics of Animals including humans and Living things and their habitats, there’s a particular focus on the metamorphosis of a butterfly and the various stages of its development.

Some key vocabulary is introduced including ‘metamorphosis’, ‘larva’, ‘chrysalis’, ‘adult’ and ‘reproduce’.

Animals used in this workshop

Key Workshop Objectives

  • Examine the life-cycles of animals, from eggs and birth to adulthood

  • Discuss human life cycle and how it translates to other animals

  • Establish how many animals are egg-layers

  • Explore animal growth and human growth

  • Explain the metamorphosis of frogs and butterflies

  • Define pros and cons of live-birth vs egg laying

Curriculum Outcomes England & Wales

Curriculum Outcomes Scotland

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This workshop includes FREE RESOURCES!