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Key Stage 2 (Years 5 & 6)




This workshop explores the adaptation of plants and animals to their natural habitat using a variety of classroom activities, including the close examination of pond animals using magnifying glasses and binocular microscopes. Pupils consider how the different body shapes of the animals help them to survive in their environment.


Curriculum Links


  • Living things and their habitats - Recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways.

  • Living things and their habitats - Explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment.

  •  Evolution and inheritance - Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.


Available all year round


Best times: March to November


This workshop is especially relevant to Y6 and will include work with microscopes

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