BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 10307

Centipedes and where to find them

Centipedes and where to find them
Key Info
  • Centipedes and where to find them
  • Duration: 00:57
  • Centipedes are insects with about thirty legs. They are long and thin and are reddish brown. At the front there are two long pointy feelers and two short legs they use to eat food. Centipedes live under stones and in the soil. They feed on other insects such as spiders and even other centipedes. This Green Balloon Club clip is published as part of the CBeebies website. For more clips and resources from the programme go to Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Early Years Foundation


    Knowledge and Understanding: Exploration and Investigation

  • Keywords: centipede, insect, legs, body, feelers, nature, habitat, minibeasts, cbeebies
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful for learning more about centipedes and where to look for them. Would be suitable for KS1 Science - Living things and their environment.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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