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Nicola Davies

Language: English
Genre: Animals, Environment, Nature
Age group: 6-8, 9-11

Join bestselling author and zoologist Nicola Davies for a wild Authors Live broadcast all about animals and the natural world!

Watch this event to learn some amazing facts about huge and dangerous animals. In this session Nicola answers questions about her writing and her work as a zoologist. Nicola also treats viewers to an exciting extract from her book The Lion Who Stole My Arm, a fictional story which is inspired by her research into deadly animals. 

If you only do one thing

If you would like to do an activity with your class inspired by Nicola's event, why not try the following?

Why we need predators SCN 2-01a, SCN 2-02a, LIT 2-0a, LIT 2-26a, LIT 2-28a

Ask your pupils to pick a predator and imagine they are that animal. Ask them to write a response to the humans who believe they are dangerous. This response should do the following:

Pupils could then use their written response and perform a short speech, or act out a piece of drama to get their messages across.

For shorter clips from this event visit the BBC Scotland Learning(this will open in a new window) website.

A full transcript of this event is available to download.

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