HABITATS - a habitat is a special place where a plant or animal lives.
What environments might plants or animals live in?
What conditions do different living creatures need so that they can survive?
This is a good explanation of what a habitat is and why the habitat is important.
And this Durrell Kids' site also explains why habitats are important.
Have a look at the mini-beasts living on land or at a pond in this interactive website.
This Richard Attenborough BBC video is about the insects in the undergrowth.
Read about the insects that live in the freshwater habitats of New Zealand.
And here is a great video explaining what a habitat is...