Have you ever met a storytelling raccoon? Well, it is our pleasure to introduce you to Sjupp who is here to tell stories about the life of Carl Linnaeus.
The content in this video highlights how human relationships and personalities have shaped the way we talk about the world. Through understanding history, we can see how specific individuals have shaped our way of thinking today.
Below we provide a full transcript of the video, a supporting worksheet and follow on questions for your class.
Questions to follow up with
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.
Flower Power Time
This video explores how a scientist can use observation as one tool to prove a theory. We follow Linnaeus as he attempts to make the world’s first flower clock.
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!
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?