Learning about Classification Keys…with sweets!

P5A have been learning about the use of Classification Keys to sort and identify living and non-living things.  To really check we understood how to use them we had to design one for sorting Dolly Mixtures sweeties…all in the name of Science, of course!

First we had to decide what characteristics the sweets could be sorted by and then we had to create questions which gave a yes/no answer.  Here are some of our finished keys.


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