Our focus for this half term is evolution, inheritance, and the works of Charles Darwin. We learn about Darwin’s voyage of discovery aboard HMS Beagle, and how his research has led us to have an understanding of how plants and animals have evolved over time. We look closely at Darwin’s scientific discoveries, in addition to the social challenges he faced across the globe.
Quality Text: On the Origin of the Species & Darwin: An Exceptional Voyage
We read ‘Darwin: An Exceptional Voyage’ – a graphic novel exploring Darwin’s life from its beginnings to researching and building his theory of evolution.