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Where Plants and Animals Live 2

Students are challenged to think about what particular plants and animals require and then suggest what sort of habitat they would most likely be found in.

'Where Plants and Animals Live 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Living Things and Their Habitats

Curriculum subtopic:   Habitat Needs

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

What is a habitat? It's "home"! At least, it is for the plants and animals that live there. They each need different things and so they live in a place that gives them what they need.




A penguin hunts for fish and is designed for cold places, so you will find them in the seas near Antarctica.


In this activity, we'll be thinking about what plants and animals need, and using that knowledge to help us work out the answers to the questions on habitats.


Example Question

Here is a bird's nest. 

Bird often make their nest high up in the trees, why?

Choose the correct answer from below:

 birds nest 

- it is safe up high, away from predators 

- there is a lovely view

- It is near the sun so it is warm 

Have a look at the options and think about a sensible and practical reason why a bird's nest would be high in the tress.

Although the views would be lovely birds do not think of this!

It is nearer to the sun but it can still be very cold up there!

The reason is that it is safer as fewer predators can get up a tree and the nest would be hidden. 



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