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Sort Invertebrates into Groups

In this worksheet, students will test their knowledge of invertebrates by classifying them into different groups using features we can see.

'Sort Invertebrates into Groups' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Living Things and Their Habitats

Curriculum subtopic:   Grouping

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Worksheet Overview

Invertebrates are animals without backbones and there are millions of different sorts on our planet. 


Many have a hard 'shell' on the outside which gives them their shape, and a soft inside.


Scorpion Beetle Mussel


Insects are invertebrates which have a hard outside and a soft inside (that means that they go 'scrunch, then squish' when you step on one by mistake - yuk!).


Fly Moth Earwig


Some invertebrates have a soft inside and a soft outside:


Slug Worm


OK, so it's time to find out more about invertebrates, what they're like and how they are sorted into groups. 


Let's get sorting!


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