Explore the marvellous world of lichens and find out what these fascinating ‘composite organisms’ are and what their presence in an environment can tell us about the quality of the air around us. Find out what air pollution is, where it comes from, what it can do to our bodies and our environment and what we can all do to to help look after the air we breathe.
I can consider ways of looking after my school or community and can encourage others to care for their environment.
By exploring a natural environment different from my own, I can discover how the physical features influence the variety of living things.
I can discuss the environmental impact of human activity and suggest ways in which we can live in a more environmentally-responsible way.