Tremendous Trees

Explore how trees have adapted to live in challenging environments

Years: 6

Duration: 120mins

Curriculum Objectives: 4

Subjects: English, Science

Resource Overview

Identify how trees from around the World are adapted to suit their environment in different ways with this fun and interactive lesson written in partnership with One Tree per Child.  

Develop initial ideas and expand learning from the classroom to the outdoors using inspiration from trees.  


Resource Assets


Tremendous Trees Lesson Plan


Tremendous Trees - teachers powerpoint

Curriculum Objectives

  • Year 5 and 6 (Age 9-11)
    • Ask questions to improve their understanding.
    • Note and develop initial ideas, drawing on reading and research where necessary.
  • Year 6 (Age 10-11)
    • Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals.
    • Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.