Rainbow lorikeet habitat

Topic: Significance of Environments: Animal Habitats
Student activity
Geography: Years 3 and 4

This is the student activity 1 of 6 of the The earth's environment : animal habitats learning activity.

Task No. 1

Rainbow lorikeet habitat

Natural history and botanical drawings, ca. 1849-1872 / [attributed to Louisa Atkinson]


  • What can you see in the image?


  • Which parts of the plant is the animal using?
  • What is the plant providing for the rainbow lorikeet?


  • What animals have you seen using plants in the school playground?
  • How were the animals using the plants?

Formulate inquiry questions

  • What are animal habitats and the elements of habitats?
  • Where are animal habitats found?
  • Why are natural vegetation and non-living habitat elements important to animals?
  • Why care about the interconnections between animals and their habitats?