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Habitats 2: Who Lives Where?

In this worksheet, students will be challenged to deduce the most suitable habitat for a particular organism.

'Habitats 2: Who Lives Where?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Evolution and Inheritance

Curriculum subtopic:   Adaptation

Difficulty level:  

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;

Robin

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

Osprey

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.

Rat

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

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