New free teaching resources from ARKive

New free teaching resources from ARKive

Potty about penguins? Mesmerised by mini-beasts? Crazy about classification?

Well you are in luck - ARKive has just launched 4 new free teaching resources to its blossoming collection of fun and interactive science resources for 5-16 year olds.

Whether you are looking for some exciting end of year activities, planning ahead for the new school year or looking for some engaging revision aids, ARKive Education has some great lesson plans, games and activities to lighten the load.

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Penguin Diversity

Get creative with this fun mask-making activity. Learn about the variety of penguin species and how they are adapted to live in different environments.

Marvellous mini-beasts

Explore the weird and wonderful world of mini-beasts and discover how creepy crawlies are adapted to survive in different habitats. Then, get arty and design your own marvellous mini-beast!


Do you know your salamander from your frog? Learn about why we classify species and the key characteristics of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and insects.

Guess Zoo

Looking for a fun starter activity for a lesson on classification, adaptation or species diversity? ARKive's new Guess Zoo activity is a great way to get your students thinking about the immense variety of animals on Earth.

ARKive mini-beasts

Check out ARKive's teaching resources - your class can design their own species!

ARKive in the classroom

ARKive's amazing films, photos and fascinating fact-files can be used in a whole range of school subjects. Whether you want to engage students in key science topics or get some wild inspiration for creative English, Art or ICT projects.

Use ARKive's collection of over 70,000 stunning films and photos of over 13,000 animals and plants to liven up lessons, presentations and handouts, and inspire your students with ARKive's wild science games.

Find out more about ARKive Education and keep up to date with all the latest wild news via the ARKive blog.