Curious Cases of Carl Linnaeus
|Video||Most suitable for||Curriculum points|
|Experimental Banana||Year 3||Requirements for plant growth; Working Scientifically|
|Mythical Creatures||Year 4 & 6||Classification|
|The Raccoon Called Sjupp||Year 4 & 6||Habitats; Adaptation & Evolution; Working Scientifically|
|Naming Business||Year 6||Classification|
|Flower Power Time||Year 3 + 6||Adaptation; Plant behaviour; Working Scientifically|
What are the conditions needed for plants to grow? This video follows Carl Linnaeus as he attempts to be the first person to grow the banana fruit in Europe.
Mythical Creatures and How to Make Them
The topic of Classification is explored in this video following Linnaeus as he demystifies the world of myths, legends and fraud!
The Raccoon Called Sjupp
Raccoons are wonderfully adaptable animals that have made their home in North American cities. But did you know Carl Linnaeus was given a pet raccoon, which he studied through careful observation over time?
The importance of Classification is explored in this video. Find out what species can be described as a large, feathered, long-necked, big-footed, backward-knee-bending bird!
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