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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.

'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: woodland, seashore, fields, mountainside, etc..


Woodland Seashore Field Mountain


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 worksheet is to explore questions like these and see what sorts of factors are involved in the distribution of different organisms.

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