Resource ID 102164

KS1 Science

Scientific Enquiry
Investigate the Dinosaurs!
"Investigate the Dinosaurs!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Investigate the Dinosaurs!"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

102161 - Lower KS2 Mixed Ability

102162 - Upper KS2 Mixed Ability

102163 - KS3 Mixed Ability

102164 - KS1 Mixed Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]


The task links to specific exhibit content within Dinosaur Isle museum that is relevant in topic to students in key stages 1-3 for example: habitat, features of once-living animals, and fossils.

Contextual Summary

This is a curriculum skills-based Science resource that enables students to practise their skills of investigating, information-gathering and summarising

Key Skills Practised
  • Reading/Literacy skills
  • Investigation/ Information-gathering/ Processing skills
  • Summarising skills
Learning Opportunities


The geological periods, fossils, dinosaurs, and using museum exhibits for learning could all be discussed in class prior to the trip so students are aware of the subject matter and the areas of learning relevant to them.


Completion of the Scientific Enquiry resource/s linked to this document: Investigate the Dinosaurs!


Follow-up tasks could include: whole class discussion about the responses to the questions; groups presenting back their collated ideas to the class; projects on an area of particular interest

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate their investigative skill, information-retrieval, interpretation and collation skills, by answering appropriate questions and finding the required information. Students will also be able to demonstrate that they have understood their learning, by recording and summarising the information gleaned.

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