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Unit 4B: Habitats

Unit 4B: Habitats

Unit 4B: Habitats

Habitats

Unit 4B: Habitats

Unit 4B: Vocabulary

Some useful words

Organism Nutrition Habitat Predator Prey Producer Consumer Food chain

a living thing
the way organisms get their food the place where an organism lives

an animal that kills and eats other animals


an animal that is eaten by another animal an organism that produces its own food, plants are producers an organism that eats other living organisms a sequence of living things that feed on each other

Unit 4B: Habitats

Unit 4B: Different Habitats

Different Habitats
What animals and plants do you think will live in each habitat?

Unit 4B: Different Habitats: L.O. 1: N.C.

Unit 4B: Different habitats, different animals

Different habitats, different animals


What type of habitat do each of the plants and animals live in?

Tropical jungle

Polar bear

Fish

Lake
Forest Arctic Desert

Parrot
Lizard Frog

Fox

Habitat

Animals/Plants found there

Unit 4B: Different habitats, different animals: L.O. 2, 3, 4, 5: N.C.

Unit 4B: Different habitats, different animals


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Thick fur Blubber Big Feet

Why does the polar bear need these features?

IT IS SUITED TO ITS HABITAT Thin skin Thin body Cold blooded

Why does the lizard have these features

IT IS SUITED TO ITS HABITAT

Unit 4B: Different habitats, different animals: L.O. 2, 3, 4, 5: N.C.

Unit 4B: Groups

Groups

Put the different organisms into groups. State how you have decided which organisms go in which group

Unit 4B: Groups: L.O. 6: N.C.

Unit 4B: Keys

Keys

What is it?
Does it have wings? yes no Does it have a shell? no yes

Woodlouse

yes Start Does it have antenna? no

Unit 4B: Keys: L.O. 7: N.C.

Unit 4B: Where do woodlice like to live?

Where do woodlice like to live?


How do we know woodlice prefer damp conditions? To find out if they do or not we have to give them a choice

Damp

Dry

How many woodlice should we use? How long should we leave them to find out? Should we make it dark for them? What have we found out?

Unit 4B: Where do woodlice like to live? L.O. 8, 9, 10, 11: N.C.

Unit 4B: Food for different animals

Food for different animals

Choose one of the animals shown. Use CD-Roms, books and any other sources to find out what food your chosen animal eats. You need to find out what it eats, where it gets the food from and how much it needs

Unit 4B: Food for different animals: L.O. 12: N.C.

Unit 4B: Food Chains


Food Chains

What does the owl eat?

What does the vole eat?

Where does the grass get its food?

We can put these together in a food chain


Unit 4B: Food chains: L.O. 13, 14, 15: N.C.

Unit 4B: Food Chains


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Grass

Vole

Owl

Producer

Consumer/Prey

Predator

The arrow means is eaten by The green plant is called the producer An organism that eats another organism is called a consumer Any animal that is eaten by another animal is called the prey An animal that eats another animal is called a predator

Unit 4B: Food chains: L.O. 13, 14, 15: N.C.

Unit 4B: Extension slide

Construct food chains for each of the following:

1. Owls eat mice, mice eat grass and seeds.


2. Foxes eat bird, snails eat green plants, snails are eaten by birds. 3. Can you come up with your own food chain?

In each food chain, identify the Producer, consumers, predators and prey

Unit 4B: Habitats: Extension slide

Unit 4B: Protecting Habitats

Protecting Habitats

Unit 4B: Protecting Habitats: L.O. 16: N.C.

Unit 4B: Summary

Answer questions

Different animals
Different plants

Identify

Lots

Habitats
Plants

Start with a producer (Green plant) Consumers eat other organisms Predators eat other animals Prey get eaten

Animals

Unit 4B: Habitats: Summary