Introduction to Lowland Heathlands
This resource is an interactive activity which aims to provide an introduction to the lowland heathland habitat. The five topics relating to lowland heathlands covered by the resources include: • The biotic components of lowland heathlands, focusing on plants • The biotic components of lowland heathlands, focusing on animals • The abiotic characteristics of lowland heathlands • The status of heathlands in the UK and the threats to the habitat Curriculum links include ecology, interdependence, bio indicators, soil chemistry, abiotic/biotic factors, human impact on the environment, ecosystems and habitats. This resource pack was written by Edward Tripp, Dr Amy Rogers and Dr Lauren Gough (OPAL East Midlands, University of Nottingham).
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