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Biodiversity

Go on a lichen hunt with information and activities for KS1–4 in this colourful and engaging activity pack.

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Covering foreign species, changing environments, habitat destruction and hunting, this pack provides a definitive guide to biodiversity.

Activities in this pack include:  

  • Mini beast news report
  • How many trees can you find
  • Make a bird mobile
  • Food web
  • Tell me a story
  • We're all going on a lichen hunt
  • Hedgerow Game 
  • Don't pick the flowers

What is biodiversity? Biodiversity can be broadly defined as the variety of life on Earth. It can also be used as a measure of the variety of life found in one place. For this pack it is used to describe how many different species are in an ecosystem.

Biodiversity