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Thanks to support from the Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust, we have produced this set of classroom reference guides to the regions of Sussex, for use in Sussex schools.  This classroom guide to the wildlife, habitats of the South Downs and how humans have impacted upon the region is a zipped folder containing a set of teaching notes and an accompanying PowerPoint presentation, filled with inspiring and informative images.  Also included are some suggestions for activities linked to the Science National Curriculum.  Topics covered are:

  1. Introduction to Sussex - location, history, size, sub-regions

  2. Geography of the South Downs - farming, landscape and habitats

  3. Protected areas of the South Downs

  4. Plants of the South Downs

  5. Animals of the South Downs

  6. Human impact on the South Downs

  7. Suggested activities linked to the Science National Curriculum

Download Lesson Plan & Presentation (65.3 MB)

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