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Working Scientifically: Grouping Animals in Different Ways 1

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 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Working Scientifically

Curriculum subtopic:   Asking and Answering Simple Questions

Difficulty level:  

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.

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals have hooves?

goat

chick

swan

zebra

Look at these animals.


Which of these animals live by the sea?

otter

pig

polar bear

mole

Look at these animals.


Which of these animals are wild animals?

dog

fox

jaguar

hamster

Look at these animals.


Which of these animals can fly?

eagle

goose

cow

bat

Look at these animals.


Which of these animals can swim?

giraffe

butterfly

crocodile

human

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a question which helps split these animals into two groups.

Which animals can fly?

Which animals have fins?

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a question which helps split these animals into two groups.

Which animals can fly?

Which animals eat only plants?

Look at these animals.

 

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

Which animals can climb trees?

Which animals lay eggs?

Look at these animals.

 

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

Which animals live on land?

Which animals eat other animals?

Look at these animals.

 

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

Which animals have beaks?

Which animals have horns?

  • Question 1

Look at these animals.

 

Which of these animals have hooves?

CORRECT ANSWER
goat
zebra
EDDIE SAYS
Only goats and zebras have hooves.
  • Question 2

Look at these animals.


Which of these animals live by the sea?

CORRECT ANSWER
otter
polar bear
EDDIE SAYS
Otters and polar bears live by the sea.
  • Question 3

Look at these animals.


Which of these animals are wild animals?

CORRECT ANSWER
fox
jaguar
EDDIE SAYS
Foxes and jaguars are both wild animals.
  • Question 4

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 5

Look at these animals.


Which of these animals can swim?

CORRECT ANSWER
crocodile
human
EDDIE SAYS
Crocodiles and humans can both swim!
  • Question 6

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a question which helps split these animals into two groups.

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals can fly?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals can fly? This is because none of these animals have fins.
  • Question 7

Look at these animals.

 

Choose a question which helps split these animals into two groups.

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals eat only plants?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals eat only plants? This is because none of these animals can fly. An animal that eats only plants is called a herbivore.
  • Question 8

Look at these animals.

 

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

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals lay eggs?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals lay eggs? This is because none of these animals can climb trees.
  • Question 9

Look at these animals.

 

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

CORRECT ANSWER
Which animals eat other animals?
EDDIE SAYS
The best question is: Which animals eat other animals? This is because all of these animals live on land! Animals that only eat other animals are called carnivores, and those that eat other animals and plants are called omnivores.
  • 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. Terrapins have beaks not teeth!
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