A rock pool on a seashore is described as a habitat and all the organisms that live in it are described as an ecosystem. The fact that there are many ecosystems on a shore, including rock pools, cliffs and sand dunes is mentioned. The habitats and ecosystems in a woodland are then described.

First broadcast:
25 March 2003

This clip explains the difference between habitats and ecosystems. Can students think of additional habitats and ecosystems within their local community?