Super scientist: Mary Anning


Living things and their habitats, Rocks, Evolution and inheritance, Human and physical geography

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Use these resources to explore the life of Mary Anning, the fossil hunter, with your class. Use the life story worksheet to practice reading comprehension and answer the super scientist quiz to check for understanding.

You could also use the presentation to view a timeline of the important scientific discoveries in Mary’s life. Use the tongue twitter activity sheet to guide your class through writing their own tongue twisters, engaging students in a cross-curricular activity.

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