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Stem Wk2-4 Ecology Unit

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
How many terrestrial habitats can you name?
2. Slide
60 seconds
" Find out about habitats and how they support the animals and plants that live there "
Learning objective:
3. Slide
60 seconds
Terrestrial habitats are land-based environments where plants, animals, and other organisms live and interact. These habitats range from deserts and mountains to forests and wetlands. Each habitat has unique characteristics and is home to different species of plants and animals.
Terrestrial Habitats
4. Slide
60 seconds
The forest floor of a terrestrial habitat is home to the largest variety of species. Terrestrial habitats are home to some of the oldest living organisms on Earth, such as the bristlecone pine tree. Terrestrial habitats are home to some of the world's most endangered species, such as the giant panda and the snow leopard.
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5. Slide
60 seconds
Rainforest: A rainforest is a dense and lush type of forest that receives a lot of rainfall. It is home to many different plants and animals.
6. Slide
60 seconds
A desert is a very dry area with little rainfall. It usually has sandy or rocky soil and can be very hot during the day and cold at night.
7. Slide
60 seconds
Wetland: A wetland is an area of land that is wet, like a marsh or a swamp. It's a place where water is usually close to the surface.
8. Slide
60 seconds
These are the living organisms found in a terrestrial habitat. They can be plants, animals, fungi, and microorganisms.
9. Slide
60 seconds
These are the nonliving components of a terrestrial habitat. They can include things like soil, air, water, sunlight, and temperature.
10. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are some ways that the vegetation (plants and trees) of a terrestrial habitat can support the animals living in that habitat?
11. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a banana with legs and arms doing a tap dance
12. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
What are some key features of a terrestrial habitat and how do these features support the survival of plants and animals?
13. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is not a terrestrial habitat?
  • Coral reef
  • Forest
  • Desert
14. Poll
60 seconds
Which terrestrial habitat has extremely cold temperatures and little vegetation?
  • Rainforest
  • Tundra
  • Grassland
15. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following animals is adapted to live in a desert habitat?
  • Camel
  • Penguin
  • Dolphin
16. Poll
60 seconds
What type of trees are commonly found in a deciduous forest?
  • Palm and coconut
  • Oak and maple
  • Fir and spruce
17. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is an example of a grassland habitat?
  • Arctic tundra
  • Savannah
  • Coral reef

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