UK ocean animals KS2 Science
Learn all about the amazing diversity of life in the seas around the UK. This is a fun and interactive lesson that sees students match different examples of marine life with the different marine habitats. Students are directed to use an online Thinglink activity for group investigation during this lesson.

This full lesson contains:

Slideshow 3 UK marine life with Dr Ceri Lewis
Lesson Overview and Teacher Guidance
Student Sheet 3a What lives where
Student Sheet 3b Marine life profiles
Student Sheet 2c Marine habitats life poster (to be completed from Lesson 2 of this unit)
Subject Update Evolution (some helpful subject knowledge on adaptation to provide challenge)

It forms Lesson 3 of 12 from the Our Ocean Planet resource, which is designed to support Key Stage 2 teachers to teach all aspects of the ocean. It can be used as a full topic with over 20 hours of classroom activities or using a pick and mix approach. All lessons and resources are available from Digital Explorer’s TES profile.


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  • Slideshow-3---UK-marine-life-with-Dr-Ceri-Lewis---OOP-Mission-3.pdf
  • Lesson-Overview-Teacher-Guidance---UK-marine-life-with-Dr-Ceri-Lewis---OOP-Mission-3.pdf
  • SS3a-What-lives-where---OOP-Mission-3.pdf
  • SS3b-Marine-life-profiles---OOP-Mission-3.pdf
  • SS2c-Marine-habitats-life-poster---OOP-Mission-2.pdf
  • Subject-update-5-Evolution.pdf

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Created: Feb 8, 2016

Updated: Mar 6, 2019


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