Life Cycles


Animals have a life cycle thats starts with sexual reporduction.

An egg is fertilised by a sperm. This grows into an embryo which then develops into a baby. The baby grows up into an adult when it is able to reproduce itself before growing old and dying.

There are different types of animal and the process varies slightly in each type. See the PowerPoint below for more information:-


Plants also start with their lives by the process of reproduction. In plants this can be either:

Sexual or Asexual

​​​​​​​See the Powerpoint below for more information:-

This is a photo of David Attenborough.

He is a famous naturalist – which means he studies plants and animals in the natural world.



Follow these hyperlinks to learn more:-

  1. Life Cycle of a Dandelion
  2. Life Cycle of an Ant
  3. Life Cycle of an Animal

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