What is classification?

Discover how animals can be classified by common features.

What is a vertebrate?

Find out how to classify an animal as a vertebrate.

What is an invertebrate?

Find out how to classify an animal as an invertebrate.

Why do animals taste things differently?

Find out why the way animals taste is linked to their diet.

How do different animals taste things?

Find out how different animals can detect taste with more than just their tongues.

Why do animals have different teeth?

Find out why some animals have sharp pointy teeth and others have smooth flat teeth.

How do animals and plants use smell?

Find out how animals and plants use smell to communicate with BBC Bitesize.

How do different animals smell?

Learn how different animals, like bears and salmon, smell.

How do animals sense temperature?

Find out how different animals respond to changes in temperature.

How do plants and animals sense touch and vibrations?

How elephants, fish, crickets and the venus fly trap sense changes in pressure.

What is a plant?

Find out about the different parts of a plant, including the flower, leaves, stem and roots.

What does a plant need to live?

Find out about what a plant needs in order to live and grow.

Why are bees attracted to flowers?

Find out why flowers need bees to pollinate them and what bees get in return.

What are the requirements for plant growth?

Plants have certain requirements that need to be met in order to grow. Find out what these requirements are.

Why are plants important?

Find out how plants help the environment and benefit society.

What is fertiliser?

Find out how organic and synthetic fertilisers give plants the minerals they need to grow.

What is a microorganism?

Microorganisms are very tiny living things. They are so small that you need a microscope to see them.

What is a life cycle?

Compare how different animals grow and change during their life.

How do animals reproduce?

Discover how different animals grow and reproduce throughout their life.

How do humans change during their lifetime?

Find out about the different stages of a human life cycle and how we change as we grow up.

What are the stages of a plant's life cycle?

Find out how a plant changes through its life and produces offspring.

How do flowering plants reproduce?

Find out how flowering plants make seeds.

How do plants spread their seeds?

Find out why plants can be found everywhere from the waterside to hilltops.

Food chain challenge - Savannah

Explore the African savannah and find out how the animals and plants are connected in different food chains.

Food chain challenge - Tundra

Explore the Arctic tundra and find out how the animals and plants are connected in different food chains.

Food chain challenge - Woodland

Explore a British woodland and find out how the animals and plants are connected in different food chains.

What is a food chain?

Find out how food chains can show the relationship between different animals and plants.

How do ecosystems work?

Many plants and animals live together in ecosystems. They rely on one another to survive.

What is adaptation?

Find out how animals are adapted to their environments with Emmett the explorer.

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