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Animals Primary Resources

Guide children in learning more about wildlife with our Animals primary resources for Science.

These are great tool for helping your pupils understand more about habitats, wild places and the food chain.

Covering different classifications of animals; useful for exploring different features of animal classes, inherited traits and Darwin’s theory of evolution, National Geographic Kids offers a combination of fascinating written features and stunning photography to help you plan your classes.

Our free resources cover a range of KS1 and KS2 Science objectives from the National Curriculum and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence, including the identification of a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores and describing the basic survival needs of animals.

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Life in the rainforest primary resource

Discover the animals, insects, plants and people that make the African rainforest their home

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline
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Animal myths: Fact or fiction primary resource

Evaluate evidence to discover the truth behind five super weird animal tales
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    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?

Jaguars on the hunt: Science primary resource

Explore how the jaguar lives and hunts in its South American habitat

Sea Turtle: Science primary resource

Discover how marine rescue organisations help sea turtles in trouble

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Vets in action: Primary resource

Learn about the different types of vet and which types of animals they treat

British Isles primary resource

Discover the animals that are native to the British Isles

Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

Chimpanzee rescue: primary resource

Explore the needs of chimpanzees and the threats they face in the wild

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Endangered tiger: Science primary resource

Discover how a Siberian tiger cub was rescued and rehabilitated

Asian elephants primary resource

Explore the environment and habitats of Asian elephants and the problems they face

Emperor penguins: skilled survivors

Discover the characteristics and behaviour of the emperor penguin

Snakes primary resource

Discover some surprising facts about different snakes from around the world

Save our sharks primary resource

Learn about the some of the rarest UK shark species

Jaguars on the hunt: Science primary resource

Explore how the jaguar lives and hunts in its South American habitat

Sea Turtle: Science primary resource

Discover how marine rescue organisations help sea turtles in trouble

Sea safari: Animals primary resource

Find out what’s lurking in the mangroves of Mauritius

Reptile facts: Science primary resource

Learn about the different features and characteristics of reptiles

Wolf language and communication

Explore how wolves use their voices, body language and odour to talk to one another

Insect safari: Science primary resource

Discover different species of insects found in the UK

Dogs to the rescue: Science primary resource

Learn about the long history that humans have with dogs and how they help us

British Isles primary resource

Discover the animals that are native to the British Isles

Pets facts: Primary resource

Consider and learn more about the kinds of pets we keep

Life in the rainforest primary resource

Discover the animals, insects, plants and people that make the African rainforest their home

African Fish Eagle: Science primary resource

Discover the super strengths of this majestic bird

Marine life of Australia’s coast: primary resource

Discover the secret underwater world of Australia’s coastline

Chimpanzee rescue: primary resource

Explore the needs of chimpanzees and the threats they face in the wild

Birds of prey: Competitive predators

Explore how birds of prey compete with one another for food

Manta Ray Facts: Science primary resource

Discover ‘7 cool facts’ about this endangered sea creature

Cave creatures primary resource

Explore life in the Postojna Caves and what sustains it

Pets from history primary resource

Examine some famous pets from history and who their owners were

Animal myths: Fact or fiction primary resource

Evaluate evidence to discover the truth behind five super weird animal tales

Forest frogs: Science primary resource

Discover why these amphibians are under threat from a fungus

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