History – The Sixth Mass Extinction

October 01, 2014

The Sixth Mass Extinction – pupils consider extinctions in history and consider the possibility of future extinctions before considering how the fate of the natural world is interwoven with humanity.

Introductory Activity circa 1-2 periods.

Main Activity circa 3 periods.

Conclusion circa 1-2 periods.

Activity covers English, ICT, History, Geography and PSHE.

Aimed at KS2/3 with support activities for those who need more help and extension activities for those that need to be stretched.


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