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Understand What Lives Where and Why

In this worksheet, students will be able to review their understanding of why certain organisms are found in particular habitats and how they adapt to their surroundings in order to be successful there.

'Understand What Lives Where and Why' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Evolution and Inheritance

Curriculum subtopic:   Adaptation

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Worksheet Overview

All over the UK, and indeed all over the world, there are lots and lots of different habitats, each containing their own set of organisms: woodlandseashorefieldsmountainside, etc.


Each of these habitats have their own set of environmental factors that determine what sort of conditions exist there.


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Do the organisms choose where to live?

Do they adapt to their habitat and, if so, how?

What sort of factors influence the kinds of organism that live there?


The object of this activity is to explore questions like these and see what sort of factors are involved in the distribution of different organisms.


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