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Homes, Habitats and Hidden Worlds

What lives where and why!

Microscopic worlds through microscopic lenses, bugs, birds, mammals, food chains, woodland, water, discover what lives where and why. Hands on activities and educational exercises, building nature homes, bug hunts, species identification, wildlife observation, pond-dipping, animal tracking and…

Homes, Habitats and Hidden Worlds learning outcomes (LOs):

  • LO1: What habitat is
  • LO2: The different habitats that exist within different ecosystems
  • LO3: different species living in different habitats and the importance of the interrelationships between them
  • Food chains and the importance of relationships between species within habitats

Participants will:

  • Undertake hands-on activities and games
  • Explore woodland, pond and grassland habitats and identify the creatures residing in them
  • Discover mini-habitats
  • Explore food chains and food webs
  • Create natural arts and crafts/build bug hotels
  • Use microscopes to examine flora and fauna up close (Treborth Botanic Garden only)

Cross-cutting themes and other Areas of Learning and Experience (AoLE) groups embedded in the session:

  • Teamworking
  • Communication
  • Environmental awareness

All activities within the session can be tailored to requirements. The depth that each topic is covered depends on the ages, key stage and abilities of participants, with more complex elements reserved for upper key stages. Please contact us to discuss your requirements for your group.