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Grouping Invertebrates 1

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

'Grouping Invertebrates 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

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. They have a soft inside which includes mussels.

 

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 out into groups.  Let's get sorting!

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