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Plants in Their Natural Environment

This resource, aimed at primary level, contains many activities related to plants, habitats, food chains and recycling. It looks at the features of different habitats and compares the plants that grow in each. Children learn about the features of plants and how certain adaptations contribute to making a particular plant suitable for a habitat. Other activities consider the feeding relationships between plants and animals, investigating the composition of soil and making compost in a bottle.

Full teacher guidance, background knowledge, further ideas and all classroom worksheets are included.

Produced by Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS), it is one of a series of booklets written to support plant science in the primary curriculum.

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