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Our Built and Natural Environments - Poster Pack

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 1 - 4

Showcase the features of natural and man-made environments with printable anchor charts.

Teach the Different Types of Environments with Anchor Charts

As teachers, we have the power to inspire and educate our students about the world around them. One of the most fundamental lessons we can teach is the difference between manmade and natural environments. To help make this lesson engaging and memorable, we’ve created a pair of illustrated posters that vividly showcase the unique characteristics of each environment. These posters not only capture the attention of students but also encourage critical thinking and discussion about the impact of human activities on our planet. By using these posters in your classroom, you can help your students develop a deeper appreciation and understanding of the world they live in.

What’s a Built Environment? – Definition

Built environments are areas that are created for people, by people. They are used for human activity. Built environments, like a large city or a small house, can be of different sizes.

Built environments can include:

  • homes
  • schools
  • shopping centers
  • factories
  • towns
  • roads

What’s a Natural Environment? – Definition

Natural environments are all living and non-living things that occur naturally on Earth.

Natural environments can include:

  • trees
  • oceans
  • seasons
  • mountains
  • rivers
  • rainforests.

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