Habitat Hunt

This Habitat Hunt lesson plan also includes:

Put yourselves in their shoes—or, in this case, their paws. Learners assume the role of an animal and scan a habitat looking for features to fulfill their basic needs. Based on their findings, they decide if the habitat is a suitable environment for their survival.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils work in groups with each person assigned a different animal
  • Repeat the activity during different seasons and compare results
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires time outdoors and access to an outdoor habitat with wildlife
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Pros
  • Includes a worksheet for notes or practice
  • Adaptable to a wide range of grade levels
Cons
  • None