Key Stage 2 lesson plans

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Animals and us - How do we look after wild animals
Look at the responsibility we have towards wild animals and what we can do to care for them.
Farm animals - Poster produce
Consider how you can help consumers make informed choices about farm animal products.
Farm animals - RSPCA Assured farms
Examines the needs of farm animals and introduces pupils to the five freedoms.
Habitats - Caring for habitats
Introduce pupils to the effect that human actions can have on both animals and their environments.
Habitats - Food chains - Who eats whom
Focusing on food chains to demonstrate that living things need each other to survive.
Habitats - Ground rules
Develop a code of conduct before you study wild animals in their natural habitat.
Habitats - What do birds prefer to eat
This science investigation of animals in their habitats can be carried out over several lessons.
Habitats - Where do woodlice like to live
This science investigation of animals in their habitats can be carried out over several lessons.
Helping butterflies survive
Explore the intricate balance of factors that ensures the continuation of a butterfly's life cycle.
Minibeasts - Attitudes to minibeasts
Explore pupils' attitudes about minibeasts and allows them to develop a minibeasts code.
Minibeasts - The web of life
Look at simple food chains and encourage pupils to recognise the importance of each animal.
Pets - Finding pets good homes
In which we learn about rehoming neglected or abandoned pets.
School grounds Part 1
Look for evidence of animals in your school grounds & identify different types of wildlife.
School Grounds Part 2
Think about what wildlife needs and how you can make their school grounds more wildlife-friendly.
School grounds Part 3
Draw up plans to improve their school grounds and work out the costs to make these changes.
School grounds Part 4
Take a more active role in planning the school grounds project and getting other people involved.
School grounds Part 5
Evaluate the school grounds project and draw up a plan for maintaining the developed area.