You can sort different kinds of animals in many ways, depending on what they look like, what they eat, where they live …
Why do we have a skeleton?
Watch the you-tube video to find out. (they help hold us up & protects parts of our body.)
Then look at the power-point about animals with and without a back bone.
Find out what the terms vertebrates & invertebrates mean.
Some animals have a back bone with their skeleton on the inside, whilst others have a hard ‘shell’ on the outside (exoskeleton) and others have no skeleton at all e.g. human, beetle, slug.
Using the photos of animals, sort them into vertebrates & invertebratesChoose 1 vertebrate & 1 invertebrate to write about after sorting pictures on a double page of their books.