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ANIMAL ODDITIES PART 2 -THREE ANIMALS OF THE RED SAND DUNES OF NAMIBIA - SW AFRICA

ANIMAL ODDITIES PART 2 -THREE ANIMALS OF THE RED SAND DUNES OF NAMIBIA - SW AFRICA

Each of these animals adapt to the hot Namibian Desert in ways that are a little odd. See how the lizard copes when it moves across the very hot sand. Find out how the black dune beetle collects and then drinks the benefits of the Atlantic fog. Find the large white spider and understand why it becomes annoyed and how it operates a strange tactic to avoid predators - and annoying guides. This unit can stand on its own or it can be a part of this 3 -part series. If you are investigating deserts, animal adaptations, locational studies (Africa) or widening world locational knowledge this unit will assist. Go into the large red sand hills. Find these animals, but be careful where you place your feet. This material has appeal at Primary levels and as a support for units on hot deserts at Secondary levels. The attachments will help to test the student level of understanding.
KPolkinghorne
FRANCINE THE BURROWING FROG OF THE HOT DESERT - ANIMAL ODDITY PART 1

FRANCINE THE BURROWING FROG OF THE HOT DESERT - ANIMAL ODDITY PART 1

Students are usually interested in the unusual, the different or the odd. Here's an example of 3 -probably 4 - animals of the desert who in terms of their basic biology don't seem to be suited to the hot desert environment. This first unit about a burrowing frog shows how this variety of frog - a water-loving animal can sustain itself in basically a water-deficient environment. This can be used as a standalone unit in Primary or lower Secondary classes. For some Primary students the vocabulary and concepts may be a little difficult. If that's the case you can just screen the material and discuss Francine's story. At a more detailed level this unit is about adaptation and species sustainability. You may wish to include it in your destination studies; arid lands studies or location studies or you may just be looking for something ready made for your students. The debate at the end is designed to check student level of understanding. The attachments are included so that you can provide copies - either in black and white or colour. Find out how Francine copes in two environments - the underground micro-environment and the above ground macro-environment. This is part 1 of the series on animal oddities.
KPolkinghorne
Geography KS2 Cocoa bean matching activity

Geography KS2 Cocoa bean matching activity

Great starter activity all about cocoa beans. Cut up the boxes and get the children to match the sentence. Differentiated so LA can match a blue box with a yellow box or HA need to match the sentences that are in one colour.
julfa786
Climate Change - A resource for teachers and facilitators to explore the impact of climate change

Climate Change - A resource for teachers and facilitators to explore the impact of climate change

A resource for teachers and facilitators to explore the causes and consequences of climate change on our own environment, as well as to impact on those who live in some of the poorest communities in the world. This booklet contains activities and information to explore this issue with your students, as well as practical actions that students can take such as tackling food waste in our own communities.
ConcernActiveCitizenship
Desert, Droughts and Desert Rally

Desert, Droughts and Desert Rally

I have created two vocabulary worksheets, one on Deserts and Droughts, and the second on Desert Rally. I have also included a poetry aid sheet on Deserts, a crossword/word search with answers plus two A5 sheets for best copy. Illustrations by David Woodroffe.
antonybatchelor
Fantastic Places - Scheme of Work

Fantastic Places - Scheme of Work

This is a geography SoW primarily aimed at KS3 but can be adapted to suit KS2 or KS4. The bundle contains eight lessons, one h/w booklet, one revision lesson and one assessment lesson. All are packed full of high quality resources and challenging (but fun!) activities. Please down load the Free lesson on the North Pole to see what the standard of the lesson is like. A well made and well structured SoW.
laumorrow
The Sahara Desert - Fantastic Places

The Sahara Desert - Fantastic Places

This is a really interesting and well resourced lesson that investigates the Sahara desert and the challenges of living life in such a hostile environment, This lesson can be used as a one off (stand alone) or as part of a whole unit (such as my Fantastic Places unit, also available in my shop). A really interesting lesson that forces the students to use their imaginations, decision making and empathy.
laumorrow
Bundle on Climate unit - Lesson/Worksheets/Activity/Posters8.99

Bundle on Climate unit - Lesson/Worksheets/Activity/Posters8.99

Discounted Science Bundle!!!!!! (All of the below material that I am including in this Bundled Unit Download are sold separately on my TpT store. Below is the complete list of what you are going to receive in a bundle with the description. You can also click on the link given at last on this page to buy individual resource or unit.) This bundle is for students of grades 4 to 10 contains THREE Climate based environment units as a part of “CLIMATE UNIT”(Climate : Introduction - Climate Zones - Factors affecting Climate/Climate Zones colorful Posters for classroom/Climate Scavenger Hunt- An activity) for a discounted price! It will help you to save total of 4 pound !!!!! This unit in the form of PDF file includes engaging, colorful, informative, visually stimulating and eye-catching photos and diagrams as per the topic need which rarely fails to stimulate a lively class discussion. The use of neat and eye catching colorful images with understanding will create deep interest among students to learn about everything on CLIMATE on a quick way. This bundle contains the main THREE following Climate units on : 1.Climate: This PDF file presentation is mainly focused on unit of Climate, its classification as well as the major factors affecting the climate. The unit includes the following things: Introduction to climate Climatic Zones Climate zone classification What factors do affect climate? At the end of the whole unit 16 worksheets are given to assess or do the review for the students. The students will really enjoy the exercises and will help them to decide how much they have understood. 2. Climate Zone colourful Posters: This is a great review tool for the climate unit in the form of POSTERS. This is a collection of 4 classroom posters based on my climate unit which displays climate zones pictures and their characteristics. You can use these posters for a bulletin board, writing center, or science center. It includes the following various climate zones with its characteristics; Types: Desert Temperate forest Dry grassland Tropical grassland Tropical rainforest Mediterranean Boreal forest Polar and tundra 3.Climate Scavenger Hunt This scavenger hunt introduces to students an information and basics about the Climate, its various zones and factors affecting the climate. There are 24 scavenger hunt cards with colorful pictures. It’s a great tool for to review vocabulary on Climate. Preview images may have reduced picture quality due to jpeg file. But original .pdf file contains clear images. How to Use: 1. Print the given all 24 cards on a card stock or any other good paper and cut them along the black line. 2. Get the print of Climate Scavenger Hunt questions pages and each student should be given this copy. 3. Place Climate Scavenger Hunt cards around the classroom. For example you can place it on chair, on table, on benches, behind the classroom doors, besides the computer or wherever you like. 4. Students have to search the cards in a classroom in order to find out the answers of the questions. Students can complete this exercise in a group with classmate or alone. You will find lots more in my store, including math, science, ELA, activities/craftivity, special education, interactive activities, and more!
ilaxippatel
KS2 Weather - Spelling - Board Game

KS2 Weather - Spelling - Board Game

Be the first to cross the finish line in this hugely exciting board game, that tests the students spelling accuracy on words associated with their study of the WEATHER Great opportunity to enhance themed vocabulary building Enlarge A4 to A3 playing board Large 63cm x 82cm poster of cover image (needs assembling), to use as an exciting wall display 16 starter words: cloudy, hurricane, tornado, drizzle.... Make your scheme of work really stand out with this lively resource A blank template to create your own word bank cards and print out to be included in the game Dazzling certificate for winners Something for everyone
pjmcc2
Rivers 2: Climate Charts (KS3)

Rivers 2: Climate Charts (KS3)

This is a full 1 hour KS3 lesson that is the second in a sequence on rivers, this lesson focuses on rainfall, temperature and climate charts . Although the lesson appears in a rivers unit it could very easily fit into a weather unit too or used as a standalone lesson. The lesson is also place based around Egypt, which could also be easily edited to suit your preferred location. Learning Outcome 1 – ‘I understand the climate of Egypt and can confidently read a climate chart.' This lesson covers the following themes: - Characteristics of rainfall - Characteristics of temperature - Reading climate charts - Plotting a climate chart - Homework on global climate locations Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised handouts and homework with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :) Happy teaching!
HotForest