Write it up


View the Oscar Winning short movie Piper on YouTube (3:20 mins) about a baby sandpiper shorebird that has a fear of the ocean. Think about whether the baby sandpiper took more than it needed for a feed?

Choose a sea creature you are familiar with write a story about a problem they may face. Don’t forget to add a possible solution for their problem.

If you don’t know much about sea creatures, you can use these clips to find out more about some amazing sea creatures:

You can also download and print outlines of the National Science Week characters to colour.


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