Be a scientist!

Have a look at the websites listed below.

How did Darwin carry out his experiments?

Which experiments could we recreate?

We have seeds, soils, lemon juice,  plants and the school grounds.

http://learning.darwinproject.ac.uk/schoolsresources/science/

http://blog.english-heritage.org.uk/10-ways-experiment-like-darwin/

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The Galapagos Islands

Take a trip to the Galapagos Islands on Google maps.

  1. Where are the Galapagos Islands?
  2. How were they created?
  3. What is it like there? (Climate, scenery etc…)
  4. What wildlife inhabits the islands? (Fauna)
  5. What grows there? (Flora)
  6. Why was Darwin so interested in the islands?

http://www.scienceforkidsclub.com/galapagos-islands.html

http://www.fun-facts.org.uk/wonders_of_world/galapagos_islands.htm

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/galapagosislands.html