Loading please wait

The smart way to improve grades

Comprehensive & curriculum aligned

Try an activity or get started for free

Environmental Influences

In this worksheet, students will explore the environment an organism lives in and how it influences it and is influenced by it.

'Environmental Influences' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Biology: Interactions and Interdependencies

Curriculum subtopic:   Relationships in an Ecosystem

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Ecologists study organisms and the area they live in. Their interest is how environmental changes affect organisms and their lives. Building sites for example have a huge effect on the plants and animals of the area. Every time a new construction site is to be developed, ecologists must study how this will affect organisms in the area.

 

If rare organisms are found in an area, then the development may not go ahead or it will be delayed until:

 

  • the organisms can be moved to another area
  • the development can be redesigned to allow the organisms to continue living there

 

This is called sustainable development. It means that it allows things to continue to exist in the future.

 

In this activity, you will explore how environmental influences impact the community of organisms living there.

What is EdPlace?

We're your National Curriculum aligned online education content provider helping each child succeed in English, maths and science from year 1 to GCSE. With an EdPlace account you’ll be able to track and measure progress, helping each child achieve their best. We build confidence and attainment by personalising each child’s learning at a level that suits them.

Get started
laptop

Try an activity or get started for free

  • educational
  • bettfutures
  • cxa
  • pta
  • era2016
  • BDA award
  • Explore LearningTuition Partner
  • tacm