4ES have been learning about North and South America. They used their map skills to locate countries and cities in the Americas. We discussed the difference between physical and man-made features and then the children learnt about the different environmental regions. The children learnt that each biome has its own climate, plants and animals and that these plants and animals have adapted to survive in their particular environmental region.
Identifying and placing physical and man-made features on maps of Norths and South America
Matching the description of each biome to the correct name
We looked at the biomes of the world and discussed which animals might live in each