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LI: To investigate which foods different animals eat. 

Do you remember in last week’s wider curriculum learning, you learnt, for your animal fact file, what some animals like to eat. Do you remember what the following words mean?

 

carnivore

herbivore

omnivore  


Have a look at the slides below to refresh your memory and make some links to our science unit of work. 

This week I would like you explore what a range of different animals eat to survive. You know lots more about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores. Download the worksheet below, or create your own one if you wish, and write down some of the things that the animals eat as part of their diet. Can you say whether each one is a carnivore, omnivore or herbivore? How do you know? 
 

Choose worksheet 3B, or for even more challenge, choose worksheet 3C!

Some extra Science reading...

Is that mammal a carnivore, herbivore or omnivore?

Extra challenge:

Can you answer of the questions below?
1. Do you eat any of the same foods as the animals you have researched today? If so, what do you eat that is similar?
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2. What do you think are the main differences between what humans eat and what animals eat?
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Extra extra challenge:
Is it possible for an animal to be a carnivore, a herbivore and an omnivore?
I think ...
I believe this because...

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