Creature Classification-Invertebrates Stages 4-5

Students explore invertebrates in a self-guided activity in the Birds and Insects exhibition on Level 2.

Wasp larva eating spider from the outside in

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Self-guided program

Students collect information on nine invertebrates including the species name, a diagram of the organism and the number of legs it has. This information is then used to complete a key of the five arthropod groups and then finally to produce a key for themselves.

  • Syllabus links: Science Stages 4-5
  • Duration: One hour
  • Cost: General Museum entry charge per student
  • Location: Birds and Insects exhibition, Level 2

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