UK ocean habitats KS2 Science
This lesson introduces students to the diversity of habitats in the seas around the UK and looks at the different conditions experienced across a variety of habitats from the deep sea to rock pools.

This full lesson contains:

Slideshow 2 UK marine habitats with Dr Helen Findlay
Lesson Overview and Teacher Guidance
Student Sheet 2a Marine habitats diagram
Student Sheet 2b Marine habitats and conditions cards
Student Sheet 2c Marine habitats life poster
Activty Overview Dictogloss of marine habitats
Subject Update Marine habitats (background information for the teacher)

It forms Lesson 2 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-2---UK-marine-habitats-with-Dr-Helen-Findlay---OOP-Mission-2.pdf
  • Lesson-Overview-Teacher-Guidance---UK-marine-habitats-with-Dr-Helen-Findlay---OOP-Mission-2.pdf
  • SS2a-Marine-habitats-diagram---OOP-Mission-2.pdf
  • SS2b-Marine-habitats-and-conditions-cards---OOP-Mission-2.pdf
  • SS2c-Marine-habitats-life-poster---OOP-Mission-2.pdf
  • AO2-Dictogloss-of-marine-habitats---OOP-Mission-2.pdf
  • Subject-Update-1-Marine-habitats.pdf

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Created: Feb 8, 2016

Updated: Mar 6, 2019


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