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Egg-cellent Science Stories

At Education Guru we love to use stories to start off our science lessons. So here are a couple of suggestions for the Easter theme:

The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett which illustrates, to the surprise of some children that not all eggs have birds in them. Great links to Y2& Y1 science:

  • identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals

  • identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores

AND not for the faint hearted

Mummy Laid an Egg by Babette Cole which talks about human reproduction in a way you may never have seen before which involves a space hopper!

  • Y5 describe the changes as humans develop to old age

  • describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals


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