topic in science this half term is habitats. You will learn about the different habitats in the local environment and the reasons animals live in the places they do.
If you see any habitats, you could take a picture and we can all have a look at them. Remember, it is important not to touch or move a creaure's habitat- why do you think this is?
Happy habitat hunting!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/habitats.shtml - Can you match the animal to its habitat? - Have a go on the game, how many can you get right?
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/rainforest-profile/ - Take a look at these extreme habitats, can you find the rainforest in here?
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/pondexplorer/pond3.html - Pond Dipping Identification Key - Hover over the organisms to find out what they are.
http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/pondexplorer/pond2.html - Go on a virtual pond dip and see what organisms you can find in this watery habitat. Remember to open the other link to the identification key so that you are able to find the names for the organisms you find. Let me know how you get on!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/materials/ - KS2 science activities, games, tests and notes on materials including gases, liquids , solids, rocks and soil
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/habitats.shtml - An interactive woodland and pond scene where children aged 8-9 can spot plants and animals, and then place them into food chains.
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2science.html#foodchains - Find out about key words and ideas and then create your own food chain.
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/habitats.html - Information on habitats and food chains for children
http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/ict/AAA/habitats.htm - Northumberland NGfL: All About Animals