Primary Science Topics
Here are some primary science topics that Martin can cover
Wriggle and Crawl: Millipedes, stick insects, cockroaches, spider, snakes, crab and more wriggling and crawling.
Legs and Feet: Watch a giant millipede walking on 280 feet.
See how a chameleon uses his hand-like gripping feet.
See how a stick insect holds on with hooks on its feet.
See how a tree frog climbs.
Colour and Camouflage: Some animals use camouflage and some use warning colours. Meet camouflaged insects, reptiles and amphibians and learn about warning colours.
Eyes and Vision: Compare the eye positions of predators and prey animals.
See compound eyes.
See animals with eight eyes.
See an animal that can detect infra red.
Some animals can see ultra violet
Animal Adaptation: Find out how reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates are adapted to suit their environment. See how a chameleon grips, how a tree frog climb a wall using sticky feet and lots more.
Classification: Sort and classify insects, arachnids, myriapods, crustaceans,
amphibians, reptiles etc.
Explore The Seashore: Martin will bring live shore crabs, periwinkles and shrimps, the shells of mussels, cockles, whelks, limpets plus mermaid's purses, egg cases, some fossils and more.
Minibeasts in your school grounds: Martin will lead an expedition in your school grounds to find insects, arachnids, myriapods, crusataceans, molluscs and more
Wildlife in your school grounds: A wild survey of your grounds. Look for signs of birds such as feathers, find minibeasts, identify trees and other plants, there maybe signs of mammals too.
Pond Life: Do you have a school pond? Discover and identify the animals that there. Martin will bring all of the equipment necessary to have a pond dipping day.