EYFS, KS 1, 2. Early Years, First, Second Stage.
Ages 3 - 11
DURATION: 45 mins - 55 mins
OVERVIEW: Designed to complement the curriculum topics of Animals including humans and Living things and their habitats, this workshop uses ZooLab animals to discuss new life, growth, reproduction and ageing.
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