To research information about an animal from either an African or European country.
- Utilise suitable sources to locate information
- Use subject-specific language
- Identify the habitat the animal lives in
- Outline the animal's physical features
- Explore what diet the animal has
- Draw where the animal fits into a food chain and identify the role of the animal (producer, consumer, decomposer)
You need to use a variety of sources to research an African or European animal. You need to use your planning sheet to help guide your research. Don't forget to create a bibliography of the references you have used. Pick an animal from the list below:
Amphibians such as newts, lizards
Birds such as owls
Use the following websites to find out information about your animal.
Black Mamba (Snake):
Armadillo Girdled Lizard:
Have you found all the key information about your animal?
- Any food chains your animal belongs to
- If your animal is a producer, consumer or decomposer
- The geographical location of your habitat
- Interesting facts about your animal
- If the animal is in danger (if so, what could people do to help save it?)
- Information about the animal
- Subject-specific language
- The physical features of the animal
- The diet of the animal
- Include a bibliography
Identify stages of animals life cycle
Explain possible environmental factors that impact your animal
Any other information you would like to include in your report.
Also, check that your research notes are in note form.
Once you have all of your notes, you will need to start writing your draft report. Remember to include subheadings to separate your information.
Think about how you would like to layout your report.
Remember this will be displayed in class!