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First Class Scientists

Topic: Humans & animals

The 350th anniversary of the Royal Society is being celebrated by Royal Mail with a new split-stamp design. The ten 1st Class stamps feature significant figures from the Royal Society whose portraits are paired with dramatic and colourful images representing their achievements.

In this activity the children will design their own stamps to celebrate a significant development that has impacted upon modern life. They will also consider which technology they think is most important.

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the names of some of the most important scientists

Children will demonstrate this by completing the task on page 2 successfully.

about the significant scientific developments made by some scientists
Children will demonstrate this by completing the task on page 2 successfully.

how those developments have shaped our lives today
Children will demonstrate this by completing the task on page 3 successfully.

   
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