ARKive Collection

ARKive is working with the world's best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists to create a multimedia guide to the world's endangered species. The materials in this collection are thus richly illustrated with images from the ARKive project. The ARKive materials help to raise awareness and understanding of the pressures on the Earth's biodiversity. Resources contain powerful wildlife imagery which is an effective means of building environmental awareness and engagement. These materials, from the ARKive collection, include a variety of activities to encourage students to look at biodiversity, evolution and conservation.


ARKive's Adaptation: Design a Species Activity (Age 7-11)

This creative activity from ARKive is designed to teach Key Stage Two students about the concept of adaptation. Using the marine environment as an example, students learn about how different species are adapted physically or behaviourally to survive in a particular type of habitat. Students then design their own...

ARKive on Tour

Produced by ARKive, these materials are designed to teach students aged 11-14 about the variety of habitats worldwide and the diversity of species found in each habitat. The activity also highlights topics including interdependence, adaptation and how species evolve...

ARKive School Museum

Produced by ARKive, this series of activities teaches students about endangered species through the creation of an interactive museum. Children learn about endangered species through the ARKive School Museum presentation and then choose an endangered species to research. They then produce an exhibit by creatively...

With the help of the world’s best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive has created the ultimate multimedia guide to the world's endangered animals, plants and fungi. These resources help children to learn about the variety of living things, where they live, their habitats and also the...


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