Year 1

What is hibernation?

In this lesson, we will be learning all about hibernation. It is really important for certain animals to hibernate to protect themselves during the cold winter months. We will be looking at different animals who hibernate, when they hibernate, what they do to prepare for hibernation and where they go to hibernate.

Year 1

What is hibernation?

In this lesson, we will be learning all about hibernation. It is really important for certain animals to hibernate to protect themselves during the cold winter months. We will be looking at different animals who hibernate, when they hibernate, what they do to prepare for hibernation and where they go to hibernate.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. Defining hibernation
  2. Examples of animals that hibernate
  3. Why animals hibernate
  4. Where animals hibernate

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3 Questions

Q1.
1) What is a liquid?
A liquid is always something that you can drink.
Correct answer: A liquid is something that can flow easily.
A liquid is something that is wet.
Q2.
2) Tick all the examples of liquid. HINT: there are 5!
A shoe
Correct answer: Apple juice
Correct answer: Blood
Brick
Cheese
Ice
Correct answer: Milk
Salt
Table
Correct answer: Tomato soup
Correct answer: Water
Q3.
3) Do all trees blossom during the spring time?
Correct answer: No
Yes

3 Questions

Q1.
1) What is hibernation?
Hibernation is when animals eat during the whole of winter.
Correct answer: Hibernation is when animals go into a deep sleep throughout the whole of the winter.
Hibernation is when animals sleep during the summer.
Q2.
2) Tick 4 reasons why animals hibernate.
Animals are tired in the winter.
Correct answer: Food is hard to find.
Correct answer: Lower their body temperature.
Stay at home during the winter.
Correct answer: Survive the cold winter.
Correct answer: To conserve their energy.
Q3.
3) During the autumn, do all trees lose their leaves?
Correct answer: No
Yes