Historical scientist Maria Sibylla Merian

A non-fiction biography text for year 5 and P6 about the female scientist Maria Sibylla Merian. By combining her talent as an artist with her skill in scientific observation, she uncovered the secrets of the life cycles of moths and butterflies. This links with the topics Living things and habitats and biodiversity and *Interdependence.

This downloadable reading pack includes: - An A3 reading spread for you to print. - Reading comprehension question sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder. - An answer sheet.

Year 5
Living things and habitats
Historical scientist Maria Sibylla Merian

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