Curriculum resource packs
Each of the following resource packs contains a session plan with both indoor and outdoor activities, along with supporting resources and a fun quiz that can be used to re-inforce and assess pupils’ learning.
Curriculum focus: Adaptations, evolution and inheritance
Discover what we mean by adaptation and how wetland birds have become adapted to their habitats. How do these adaptations help them to thrive?
Curriculum focus: Adaptations, evolution and inheritance; Identification and classification; Animal diets and food chains; Habitats; Life cycles; Migration
Cover a range of science topics through an exploration of minibeasts
Curriculum focus: Geography - location and place knowledge, geographical skills
Explore the world with migratory birds. Why do they migrate, where do they travel and what challenges do they face on the way?
Curriculum focus: Plants
Explore the structure of trees. What role do the different parts play and how have some trees adapted to life in wetlands? What is the different between deciduous and evergreen trees and why do some trees lose their leaves in the autumn? Discover how trees and other plants can make their own food and why they are so important to humans and other animals.
Water, water everywhere...
Curriculum focus: The importance of water (5-7), The water cycle (7-11)
Discover why water is so important to life on earth. Explore how water changes state and is constantly transported around the earth through the water cycle. What role can wetlands play in cleaning water and helping prevent flooding?
Who eats who?
Curriculum focus: Food chains
Investigate what different animals eat. Are they herbivores, carnivores or omnivores? How is energy passed through a food chain and what would happen if one of the plants or animals was removed from the chain?
Wonderful wetland wildlife
Curriculum focus: Identification and classification
Explore different ways of grouping and classifying living things. What does each group have in common and what sets the different groups apart?