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Activity booklet: Biodiversity (nature) – ages 6 to 10

This activity book is proudly brought to you by CapeNature and offers various activities around biodiversity. Here, you’ll participate in games that will teach you how to conserve our indigenous fishes and how lowland fynbos works. 

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Infographic and activity: classification of plants and animals – International Day for Biological Diversity (Grade 7)

International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated on 22 May every year and focuses on issues of biodiversity around the world. Discover what makes the Western Cape’s biodiversity so special and complete the fun activity.

Infographic: Biodiversity – wildlife sustaining life on Earth: World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3 March every year to raise awareness around the world’s wild animals and plants.

Infographic: Fisheries

This beautifully illustrated infographic shows how important our fisheries are to our well-being. 

Lesson Plan: Biodiversity - Plants and Animals on Earth - Grade 5

This lesson plan deals with topics including biodiversity and the different plants and animals on Earth.

Poster series Marine Endangered Marine Birds

This series of three posters will give you all the information you need about three endangered marine bird species including the African penguin, Cape comorant and Cape gannet.

Presentation: Marine Biodiversity - The Fabulous Forms of Fish

There are some 2 600 species of fish in our seas including 270 families of fishes represented in South Africa, equivalent to 83% of all marine fish families known. Strikingly, up to 13% are endemic, ranking amongst the highest anywhere else in the world.

Presentation: Marine Biodiversity - World Fisheries Day

World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on the 21st of November to highlight the importance of fish stocks in our oceans. Fishing provides food and jobs for people and in return boosts a country's economy. 

Presentation: Tortoises, Terrapins and Turtles

South African turtles, terrapins and tortoises. South Africa has five of the seven kinds of sea turtles occurring in its coastal and off-shore waters.

PREVENTING HYBRIDIZATION OF CAPE MOUNTAIN ZEBRA

Hartmann’s zebra (Equus zebra hartmannae) and plains zebra (Equus quagga burchelli) were introduced into the province. Some of these animals escaped from their points of introduction and now roam freely across the landscape.

Quiz solution Classification of plants and animals International Day of Biological Diversity Grade 7

Do you know why the Western Cape's biodiversity is so special? Can you name the four kingdoms living things can be divided up into? Take our parent and teacher quiz today to see how much you know about this fascinating kingdom.