In this activity children will use knowledge about insects and familiar animals to identify different sorts of food eaten by them.
Staff at a bank in India have been blamed for allowing termites to eat their way through banknotes worth millions of rupees. The insects are believed to have chewed their way through notes worth 10 million rupees (£137,000). Reports say that the branch where the money was stored was old, seldom properly cleaned and known to be a haven for termites.
Children will use knowledge about insects and familiar animals to identify different sorts of food eaten by them.
- that that different animals have different diets
Children will learn:
- to raise questions about the diet of different pets
- to research the diets and habits of different animals
- the different types of mouth and teeth of different animals
These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.