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Click on one of the four areas to enter the activities.
What?: What does a tree need?
Where?: Where do they live?
When?: When does it happen?
Why?: Why do we need it?
WHAT LEARNING
The pupil moves the mouse over the hotspots. Each hotspot gives visual learning about the tree's needs.
ASSESSMENT - Pupils should know that a tree is living and has needs in order to grow healthily.
WHERE LEARNING
The pupil moves the mouse over the hotspots. Each hotspot gives visual learning about animal and birdlife around the forest.
ASSESSSMENT - Identify and name some common woodland wildlife.
Understand that woodlands support birds, animals, insects and plants.
WHEN LEARNING level 1
The pupil looks at the deciduous tree for every season and does the same for an evergreen tree.
ASSESSMENT - Identify differences between deciduous and evergreen trees and
related seasonal changes.
WHY LEARNING
Click on the dead wood hotspots, with learning about a woodpecker, fungus, millipedes, beetles, a bird of prey and a bat.
ASSESSMENT - Understand that dead wood supports life.
Understand that dead wood supports a variety of feeding relationships.
QUIZ
Answering the questions provides pupils with an opportunity to apply learning from each of the 4 areas covered.
ASSESSMENT - The quiz assessment aims for each of the 4 learning sections.
Pupils will be given 2nd or 3rd attempts.
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