Simple biodiversity practical

Based on a recent article (Souter, 2017) here is a simple practical do be conducted outdoors as a starter activity for a lesson on biodiversity. Students are taken to a suitable location within the school grounds and given the instruction to collect as many leaves as possible in say, 2 minutes. As individuals and certainly as a class it is intended that several species will have been collected. Demonstration of “real biodiversity” in a local and familiar setting.


Souter, N., (2017), School Science Review, 98(364), 11-12.


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