Animals on the Move
This resource, aimed at Key Stage Two, covers the topic areas of all living things and habitats. It includes three investigations which look at:
How seed beetles move in response to light
Brine shrimps - top, middle or bottom dwellers.
Aimed at Key Stage Two, this resource provides investigations, practical activities, worksheets and puzzles on the topic areas of animals and habitats.
Investigations look at food preferences in birds, finding prey and finding food for offspring.
Garden bird identification
Identification of birds found in most gardens. Could be used alongside the nest building and feed the birds activities.
Keeping ourselves safe near dogs
This resource explores the behaviour of dogs and their interactions with humans. Linked to PSHE and the topic of animals, it contains several activity ideas and accompanying worksheets including: a survey, role play and stimuli for discussion and writing.
Parental BEHAVIOUR of blue tits
This Key Stages One and Two resource links to the topic areas of animals, habitats, and adaptation. It includes a film showing footage of the behaviour of parental blue tits, and has a series of activity worksheets.
Video (Please contact the Education Officer)
Let's ask the animals
This video looks at farm animals and the processes they share with humans. Comparing basic needs, including companianship, nutrition, exercise, keeping clean, it finds many similarities. The resource encourages respect for animals by looking at modern farming methods and their impact on animal welfare.