What is a microhabitat?

In this lesson, we will learn what a microhabitat is and look at some examples of microhabitats. We will then build our own microhabitat, a bug hotel!

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.A habitat is the natural _________ of an organism.

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Q2.Is a woodland a habitat?

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Q3.Is a zoo a habitat?

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Q4.Which food chain is correct?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.A habitat is the natural _________ of an organism.

1/4

Q2.Is a woodland a habitat?

2/4

Q3.Is a zoo a habitat?

3/4

Q4.Which food chain is correct?

4/4

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What is a microhabitat?

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Q1.A microhabitat is a ________ habitat.

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Q2.Which of these might live in a rock pool?

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Q3.Which of these might live in a rotting log?

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What is a microhabitat?

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.A microhabitat is a ________ habitat.

1/3

Q2.Which of these might live in a rock pool?

2/3

Q3.Which of these might live in a rotting log?

3/3

Lesson summary: What is a microhabitat?

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