8 million school kids learn about nature through Arkive’s education resources each year. Brazil Habitats and Mask Making Students will learn teaching kids 7 years the different habitats of Brazil and some of the species that live there before making their own animal masks. Arkive School Museum After learning about endangered species and conservation, students design and create a museum exhibit sharing their knowledge with friends and family at an Arkive School Museum. Nocturnal Animals Explore the array of senses used by nocturnal animals to find their way around their habitat in the dark.
Mask Making Through this fun and creative activity, students learn about the different types of penguin species and how they are adapted to live in different environments. Sign up to Arkive’s education e-news Get our latest education resources, ideas and activities direct to your inbox. Wildscreen is a registered charity in England and Wales no. 8 million school kids learn about nature through Arkive’s education resources each year. Guess the Pollinator Students will learn that certain animals have preferences for a flower type, colour, shape or smell. Design a Flower Students will learn about what pollination is and how it happens. Brazil and the Amazon – Wildlife Film Script Students will be introduced to the topics of Brazil and the Amazon before using fact sheets to research and write a script for their own wildlife film about an endangered species from the Amazon.
Design an Invasive Species Students will learn about invasive non-native species and the negative impacts they can have, looking at examples from the UK. Using what they have learned, the students will then design their own invasive species. Handling Data: African Animal Maths Students will explore measurement data for a range of species found in the African savannah. Web of Wildlife Do you know what links a lion, an orca and a barn owl? Test your knowledge with Arkive’s Web of Wildlife and discover what eats what in the natural world.
Explore food chains and feeding relationships in a variety of habitats, from British woodlands to the African savannah. Turtle Life Cycle Explore the life cycles of a variety of species groups, from plants and mammals to amphibians and reptiles, and investigate their similarities and differences. Endangered Animal Easter Eggs Get crafty this Easter with our hands-on Endangered Animal Easter Egg activity. Using Arkive’s vast treasury of images and videos, students research their favourite endangered species and identify key features and characteristics, then decorate an egg using the images as inspiration.
Species Discovery Explore some of the world’s newly discovered species and introduce students to the concepts of classification, using keys, variation and biodiversity. Challenge students’ understanding of classification with two newly discovered species classification key activities. Animals over Winter Students explore the different survival strategies animals in temperate regions employ in order to survive through the winter and compare these strategies to adaptations exhibited by animals in the Polar Regions. Pacific Northwest Students investigate ecosystems and understand that they include living and non-living things.
They develop basic food chains identifying producers and consumers. They understand that ecosystems can change through both natural causes and human activities. Species Symmetry Develop students’ understanding of reflective symmetry while they practice their drawing skills to complete the reflections of some amazing animals. Students must reflect the animal shapes along a mirror line, using the grid lines provided. Arkive School Museum Following an exploration of endangered species and conservation issues, students develop their understanding of key biological concepts by designing and creating an interactive exhibit for an Arkive School Museum. This activity challenges students to think about what it means to be an endangered species and what causes a species to become endangered.
Sizing Up Species Combining skills in mathematics and art, students will learn about species heights and lengths while practicing estimation, measurement and comparison skills. Seasons in the Woods In this activity students explore the concepts of migration, hibernation and adaptation to the cold as mechanisms to survive the winter. Butterflies and Blooms This activity challenges students to think about the relationship between summer flowering plants and the butterflies that depend on them. Bingo Introduce students to the concept of endangered species through a fun game of Endangered Species Bingo. Design a Species By creating and designing a new species of mini-beast, students learn how different species of invertebrate are adapted to survive in particular habitats. Quick Start Guide Dinner at the Reef Through this fun and interactive game explore food chains in a marine environment, predator-prey relationships and the fine balance of an ecosystem. Plants Students will learn about the different parts of the plant and what each part does, as well as about seeds and their different dispersal methods.