Explore Your Habitat

This Explore Your Habitat lesson plan also includes:

Get a hands-on look at a local habitat. A three-part activity begins with a discussion of the characteristics of a local habitat. Pupils then test their knowledge by playing a game to match animals to their habitats. Finally, they go on a scavenger hunt to find different objects within a local habitat.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Ask pupils to bring in samples of items from nature to use in their activities
Classroom Considerations
  • Allow time to collect and prepare necessary materials
  • Participants should have a basic understanding of a habitat prior to the activity
  • Fourth in a five-part Family Nature Program series


Pros
  • Adaptable to different grade and ability levels
  • Encourages the involvement of family members
Cons
  • None
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