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All About Butterflies

All About Butterflies is designed for students of all ages. You can start at a basic level and progress to more detailed information. It explains the parts of a butterfly's anatomy and its lifecycle. There is an illustrated butterfly dictionary and more.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-16 year olds
Variation

The first section of this website is a sorting activity where you need to sort living things into different groups: plants, mammals, birds and insects. The second is a quiz which highlights different features of living things. Aimed at 6 - 7 year olds.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

5-7 year olds
Circulation

Steve on the Deadly 60 television programme is setting off to find the deadly tarantula hawk wasp. Check his heart to see if he is healthy and see what happens to it when he is chasing this monster insect.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

10-11 year olds
Wildlife

There is detailed information here on this searchable site from the BBC about hundreds of animals including insects, birds, reptiles and spiders. Lots of wonderful video clips.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-16 year olds
Bugs

A colourful, attractive Australian site about some of the smallest animals. The site looks at different bugs such as spiders, insects and crustaceans, their behaviour, life cycles and whether they can be harmful or beneficial to people.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Animals

This site from San Diego zoo looks at the five animal categories: amphibians, birds, mammals, reptiles and insects and gives examples of each.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

7-14 year olds
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