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Habitats 1: Who Lives Where?

This worksheet builds on the work done on habitats and helps students to consolidate their understanding of why a habitat is suitable for a particular plant or animal.

'Habitats 1: Who Lives Where?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Living Things and Their Habitats

Curriculum subtopic:   Habitat Needs

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Worksheet Overview

 A HABITAT is a place where an organism lives - it is its home. A habitat must provide three things to be suitable:

a) the right sort of SHELTER, for example: the ocean is no good for a robin as there's no nesting material for it;


b) the right sort of FOOD, for example: an osprey eats fish so it won't be found living in a forest;


c) a suitable MATE, for example: if a rat swims to an island where there are no other rats, the rat species will not survive there once it dies.


In each of the following questions use your knowledge to work out what lives where (and why!).

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