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Catholic Primary School

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4th May

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Use books and web to find out about the unique ecosystem on the Galapagos islands

  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Weather

Record findings in own way in topic book (drawings sketches, facts / figures, statements etc)

Ask questions based on their own research that would enhance their work.

Visit English heritage website and read extracts from Charles Darwin’s diaries he kept on HMS Beagle – look for and read information about the mystery of the missing and very important Galapagus field book.

  • Separate fact from opinion (table)

Talk about why this notebook is so important and what might have happened to it – providing justification and evidence for their views.

Explain why diaries and journals are important in learning about science and history. Link to other well-known diaries that have given an insight into important events in the world

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