Resource

Protecting Local Habitats

In this lesson pupils will learn the meaning of the word habitat and have an introduction to different habitats that can be found in the UK.

Overview

In this lesson pupils will learn the meaning of the word habitat and have an introduction to different habitats that can be found in the UK. Pupils will examine how living things are suited to their habitats and are thus at risk when habitat is lost. As a class they will take part in activities that are designed to introduce them to habitats in their local area before participating in social action that will support or renew habitats in their area. By the end of the lessons pupils will: understand the term habitat; identify habitats in the UK and animals which are suited to them; understand the effects of habitat loss; get involved in local habitat renewal.  
To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

More Lessons resources

Lessons, Diversity and Inclusion, Relationships, KS1 (ages 5-7)

I Am Unique

This lesson focuses on celebrating diversity and respecting differences. During the lesson pupils will gain an understanding of what it means to be unique through participating in a range of…

Lessons, Diversity and Inclusion, Relationships, Social action/Active Citizenship, KS1 (ages 5-7)

The Power of Giving

In this lesson pupils will read a tale from Japanese folklore which tells of how one small act of generosity leads to big gains. They will think about whether generous…

Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS4 (ages 14-16)

Be Your Own Councillor

Aimed at KS4 or Post-16, by the end of the lesson students will: Understand the role of local government;...

More Social action/Active Citizenship resources

Lessons, Diversity and Inclusion, Relationships, Social action/Active Citizenship, KS1 (ages 5-7)

The Power of Giving

In this lesson pupils will read a tale from Japanese folklore which tells of how one small act of generosity leads to big gains. They will think about whether generous…

Lessons, Health and Wellbeing, Social action/Active Citizenship, KS3 (ages 11-14)

The Circle of Life Award

The resources consist of six sessions – three teacher-led resources and three student-led – that are designed to empower...

Lessons, Community, KS2 (ages 7-11)

Water: Our Most Precious Resource

In this lesson pupils will learn about the qualities of water and why it is vital to life on Earth.   They will consider the problems facing people who cannot…

More Sustainability and the Environment resources

Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS2 (ages 7-11)

The G7 (Lesson Plan)

During this two lesson resource pupils learn about the G7 and take part in a mock G7 Summit meeting.   During the first lesson pupils explore the history and function…

Lessons, Social action/Active Citizenship, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Plastic Pollution

During this lesson children explore the environmental effects of plastic pollution by carrying out a number of experiments. They then go on to consider how they can take action against…

Lessons, Relationships, KS2 (ages 7-11)

Respect

This lesson explores the nature of respect. It considers respect for oneself, respect for others, respect in sport and respect for the environment. Suitable for all of KS2. Links: British values,…

More Understanding Rules & The Law resources

Lessons, Politics and Democracy, Social action/Active Citizenship, Understanding Rules & The Law, KS2 (ages 7-11)

Why Do We Have Laws?

During this lesson pupils will explore why we need laws and how they are made. They will learn about the different roles of parliament, government and the justice system and consider…

Lessons, Understanding Rules & The Law, KS4 (ages 14-16)

Ethics, Innovation and the Law

Aimed at KS4 and Post-16, your students will: Explore the way technology is developing and the impacts this has on them and society Learn about the laws that regulate the…

Lessons, Community, Understanding Rules & The Law, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Taking Responsibility

This lesson is based around the clever traditional poem about four children named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. It introduces children to the idea of taking responsibility in the context…

More KS1 (ages 5-7) resources

Lessons, Health and Wellbeing, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Resilience: Bouncing Back

This lesson helps children to develop resilience and consider how to respond to challenges in a positive way. The Go-Givers characters share their experiences of difficult situations and how they…

Class Posters, KS1 (ages 5-7)

We Explore the World Around Us (poster)

We are open to new ideas and are always curious.  To access this content, register for our free School Subscription.

Lessons, Economics, Money and Managing Resources, KS1 (ages 5-7)

Chicken Soup

In this lesson pupils will read a tale adapted from Jewish folklore that explores the theme of sharing. Pupils will reflect on the behaviour of the characters and consider how…