Classification Keys

This week in Science we have learned about classification keys and have used them to sort different things. We started by looking at images of buttercups. At first glance all of the pictures seemed the same but after a closer look, we soon realised subtle differences between the images. We then used a classification key to help us identify the different variety of buttercup. We then had a go at creating our own classification keys as a way identifying different varieties of sweets. 

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