World Wildlife Day - Teaching Resources
A collection of classroom resources for primary and secondary schools to support teaching around World Wildlife Day.
World Wildlife Day is marked annually on 3 March. It's a chance to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.
Explain This...Plant life cycles
This short film for 5-7 year-olds explains how plants change over time, as well as the clever ways they reproduce.
Explain This...Animal life cycles
This animated film for 5-7 year-olds, shows the life cycle of a butterfly and a frog, and takes us through the human life cycle.
The Great British Year
A series of spectacular clips exploring British plants, animals and landscapes throughout the four seasons of the year. Suitable for 5-11 year-olds.
A compilation of short films for 5-11 year-olds, looking at Britain's best-loved burrowing animals with naturalist and presenter Chris Packham.
Blue Planet Live
Chris Packham, Liz Bonnin and Steve Backshall explore our oceans and its wildlife, to find out how marine life is coping in the face of increasing environmental pressure. Suitable for 7-11 year-olds.
Life on Planet Ant
Professor Adam Hart is joined by a team of primary school scientists to explore the fascinating underground world of a leafcutter ant colony. Suitable for 7-11 year-olds.
Winterwatch - Live Lesson
A science Live Lesson in collaboration with BBC Two's Winterwatch to help 7-11-year-olds investigate living things and their habitats.
The Big Schools Winterwatch Live Lesson
Aimed at 7-11 year-olds, learn some key skills to help you get outdoors and find out more about the birds in your environment with a very special Live Lesson.
Blue Planet - Live Lesson
This science and geography Live Lesson for 7-11-year-olds explores the Earth's rich marine life and ecosystems, as well as some of the threats to our oceans.
Terrific Scientific Feet - Live Lesson
Aimed at 9-11-year-olds, this Live Lesson explores adaptation, evolution and inheritance of living things.
Ecosystems and Biomes
In this series of short films for 11-16 year-olds, Ferne Corrigan explores the physical geography and wildlife in ten different biomes around the globe.
Wonders of Life
Professor Brian Cox explores the globe to reveal how a few fundamental laws of science gave birth to the most complex and unique feature of the universe - life. Suitable for 11-16 year-olds.
Geography - The Big Issues: Rewilding
This short film from the series The Big Issues, follows Faith, a student from Tyneside, looking at the pros and cons of rewilding, and investigating plans to reintroduce the lynx into parts of Kielder Forest for the first time in 1,300 years. Suitable for 11-16 year-olds.
Why do islands give rise to such unusual creatures?
In this interactive article for 11-16 year-olds, Richard Fortey explores the weird and wonderful animals and plants that have evolved on Hawaii and Madagascar.
Could frogs go the way of the dinosaurs?
This article for 11-16 year-olds investigates frogs and the dropping numbers. In fact, some experts think that the majority of them could be gone before you are.