Habitats are places where animals and plants live. The plants and animals (including humans) in a habitat need each other to survive. Most things live in habitats to which they are suited and different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants.
A habitat provides animals with 3 important things:
This week we have been looking at the habitats in our school grounds. These are called microhabitats. A microhabitat is a very small part of a habitat, such as a clump of grass or a space between rocks. It is a habitat for extremely small creatures such as woodlice. A microhabitat has its own creatures, temperature and light.
Look at the different habitats we found in our school grounds.
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