Resource ID 105122

KS4 Science

"Biodiversity and classification at Robin Hill"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Biodiversity and classification at Robin Hill"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

105121 - KS4 Low Ability

105122 - KS4 Mid Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

105123 - KS4 High Ability


Students can classify plants and animals by observing various characteristics and enter them onto the classification worksheet. They can also investigate variation in leaves and state how the variation is beneficial to the plant. Students will then complete a worksheet to discover the importance of biodiversity.

Contextual Summary

This resource is for students at key stage 4 and relates to the ‘Ecosystems’ part of the Science National Curriculum, focusing on classification and biodiversity. The tasks link to various woodland and garden areas at Robin Hill that students will walk through whilst enjoying the various activities.

Key Skills Practised
  • The development of scientific thinking
  • Appreciating the power and limitations of science and considering ethical issues which may arise
  • Evaluating environmental implications
Learning Opportunities


It is suggested to teachers that students be introduced to biodiversity and classification systems prior to their visit.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate the ability to classify organisms according to their characteristics. Students will be able to investigate variation in leaves. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of biodiversity.

Times Viewed

Thumbnail image of page 1 of Education Destination resource 105122
Main Resource

Click to view sample

Full version available to booked clients

Thumbnail image of Education Destination resource 105122 Teacher Note
Teacher Note

Click to download in full

Browse our other Science - Biology resources...

Use any of our resources FREE on your next Isle of Wight trip!

It only takes a minute to request a quote...

Request a Quote Talk to Someone