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Working Scientifically: Grouping Animals in Different Ways 2

In this worksheet, students will compare and contrast animals in different ways and sort them into different groups.

'Working Scientifically: Grouping Animals in Different Ways 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Working Scientifically

Curriculum subtopic:  Asking and Answering Simple Questions

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Animals are AMAZING!

There are so many different types, shapes, sizes and colours in our world.

 

 

 

In this worksheet you are going to think about how animals are the same or different to one another.

You are going to ask and answer different questions about the animals to help you.

 

TOP TIP: Think about how the animals look, where they live, what they can do and what they like to eat.

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals can fly?

eagle

goose

lizard

octopus

cow

bat

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals can swim?

crocodile

giraffe

duck

human

whale

butterfly

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these have fur?

fish

blackbird

snake

rabbit

bear

bat

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals are omnivores? (This means they eat both plants and other animals.)

hedgehog

crab

cat

squirrel

sheep

pig

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals are wild animals?

hamster

hippo

jaguar

fox

elephant

dog

Look at these animals.

 

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

Which animals have fangs?

Which animals can fly?

Which animals have feathers?

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

Which animals make their homes underground?

Which animals have fins?

Which animals are farm animals?

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

Which animals are mammals?

Which animals can climb trees?

Which animals can fly?

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

Which animals live under the sea?

Which animals make good pets?

Which animals are herbivores?

Look at these animals.

  

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

Which animals have horns?

Which animals have beaks?

Which animals have gills?

  • Question 1

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals can fly?

CORRECT ANSWER
eagle
goose
bat
EDDIE SAYS
Eagles, geese and bats can all fly.
  • Question 2

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals can swim?

CORRECT ANSWER
crocodile
duck
human
whale
EDDIE SAYS
Crocodiles, ducks, humans and whales can all swim!
  • Question 3

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these have fur?

CORRECT ANSWER
rabbit
bear
bat
EDDIE SAYS
Rabbits, bears and bats all have fur.
  • Question 4

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals are omnivores? (This means they eat both plants and other animals.)

CORRECT ANSWER
hedgehog
squirrel
pig
EDDIE SAYS
Hedgehogs, squirrels and pigs are all omnivores.
  • Question 5

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals are wild animals?

CORRECT ANSWER
hippo
jaguar
fox
elephant
EDDIE SAYS
Hippos, jaguars, foxes and elephants are all wild animals.
  • Question 6

Look at these animals.

 

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals have fangs?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals have fangs? This is because none of the animals can fly or have feathers!
  • Question 7

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals are farm animals?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals are farm animals? This is because none of the animals make their homes underground or have fins!
  • Question 8

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals are mammals?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals are mammals? This is because none of these animals can climb trees or fly!
  • Question 9

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals are herbivores?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals are herbivores? This is because none of these animals live under the sea or would make a good pet!
  • Question 10

Look at these animals.

  

 

Choose a good question to help put these animals into two groups.

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals have beaks?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals have beaks? This is because none of these animals have horns or gills. Terrapins have beaks not teeth!
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