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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

School grounds Part 3

In this lesson, pupils draw up plans to improve their school grounds and work out the costs to make these changes. Ideally, they will have completed the lesson Animal-friendly school grounds beforehand. This lesson is followed by Planning the project.

COUNTRY: Wales
KEY STAGE:
2
SUBJECT:
PSE, Design and technology, English, ICT, Science - Habitats and School grounds

 

Included in this lesson plan:

Starter activity
Main activity
Plenary activity
Extension activities
Curriculum objectives
Animal welfare objectives
Learning outcomes
Vocabulary
Useful websites
Teachers' notes: Making animal homes and feeders
Activity sheets: How to make bird cake, Edible artwork for birds, Minibeast homes, Make a butterfly feeder, Animal Action magazine articles

 

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