Mighty Micro-organisms!

Date: 20th September 2021

By: Miss Martin

Category: Creativity, History, Science, Year 6

In Year 6 this week, we have been looking at micro-organisms!

Learning all about Carl Linnaeus, who he was and that he developed the scheme of binomial nomenclature – clever stuff!

We explored the classification of Carl Linnaeus, learning that we can call something by its genus and then species (in that order!).

Can you guess the common name for these micro-organisms?

  • digitalis purpurea
  • mangifera indica
  • canis familiaris – this one is easy!!
  • felis domestica – this one is easy too!!

We were then tasked to create our own plant and create it’s name using the proper classification terms!

Here are a few we came up with:

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    11th October 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Yay mine is on there Chomperus Peashooterum

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