HERE ARE A SELECTION OF CURRENT EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES WE OFFER TO PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Exploring the vast variety of different food chains and focusing on adaptations for predators to hunt and prey animals to protect themselves. Pupils will get to handle a variety of invertebrates and vertebrates from varying classifications.
Habitats and Adaptations
Explore different habitats around the world and meet exotic animals from the rainforest, desert, grassland and woodlands. Identify the different features these exotic animals have which helped them to be able to adapt to the environment they live in.
Looking at the life cycles of a wide range of exotic animals including invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Caring for animals
Find out what different animals need for basic survival and how we can provide that for them. Introducing a range of exotic animals from different habitats including rainforest, desert and grassland animals.
Compare animal body structures with our own. Starting with invertebrates and then working along the classification of vertebrate animals including amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
An insight to the incredible biodiversity in this habitat. Pupils will identify the structure of a rainforest, how to look after the environment by sustainability and conversation. Meeting some amazing exotic rainforest predators lurking in the different layers hoping to catch some very well adapted and camouflage prey animals.
This huge continent has a wide variety of animals to offer. Discover the life of the most well adapted animals from the worlds hottest desert, to the life of a river dwelling ambush predator. Home to some giant invertebrates, children can have the opportunity to hold some of the worlds biggest Invertebrates as well as amphibians, reptiles and mammals.
Explore what amazing super senses animals have to help them find their way around in the dark helping them to hunt and survive. Look at a range of British nocturnal animals as well as exotic animals.
Looking at evidence that life has changed over a long period of time. Meeting a python that has claws which once had legs, a millipede that once lived in the ocean and now lives on land and many more examples of changes. Exploring how and why they have needed to adapt to ever changing environments.
Identifying key variations between the animals in different classifications. Pupils will meet various exotic species from a number of classifications, some of which have been subject to selective breeding and pros and cons will be explained in comparison to wild type species.