Biodiversity Teacher Resources
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Biological Diversity and Conservation
In this biological diversity worksheets, students will use a word bank to fill in the blank of 8 statements about biological diversity. Then students will decided if 7 statements about the importance of biodiversity are true or false. Students will match 6 species to the reason why it's population is declining.
7th - 12th Science 29 Views 257 Downloads
Preserving Health Through Biological Diversity
Students research and explore the benefits of biodiversity, particularly as it relates to human health. They write an essay in which they explain the possible effect of human activities on the emergence of new diseases.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Mad About Madagascar
Learners read/discuss "On Madagascar, A Treasury of Fauna and Flora," examining the issues affecting the biodiversity of Madagascar. They present information on issues affecting Madagascar's ecology, and write policy statements on preservati
6th - 12th Science 5 Views 38 Downloads
Per Square Meter
What a great way to explore biodiversity on the school playground! Young scientists examine a small natural area outside, roughly a square meter, and record and gather the specimens they find. Multiple activities guide learners through relationships present in eco-systems, diversity among living organisms, and human effect on the natural environment.
2nd - 5th Math 7 Views 12 Downloads
Plant Life in Action
Sixth graders examine various habitats and record the living creatures they found. In this biodiversity lesson, 6th graders complete a worksheet recording their observations. Students draw conclusions about the climate and its effect on an ecosystem.
6th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students participate in an interactive instructional activity using the scientific method to study biodiversity. In this insect monitoring instructional activity, students simulate the layers of soil and the insects that would live there. Students design parameters to collect insects and a research timeframe.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Fifth graders decide how one uses resources within a particular bioregion. In this decision making lesson, 5th graders consider the biodiversity and complexity of the ecosystem. Students select a resource (water, paper, electricity) and do an environmental assessment of their school community.
5th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
High schoolers explore the concept of biodiversity. Through activities, they discover the importance of one species upon another. Students examine food webs, discuss animals interdependence upon one another, and brainstorm why biodiversity is valuable.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Using Visual Arts
What is biodiversity, and why is it so important? Explore biodiversity with your young environmentalists by researching an ecosystem and illustrating its diversity through a piece of artwork. An instructional sequence and possible extension ideas are included.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 46 Downloads
The Dam Builders
Students examine biodiversity issues. For this European beaver lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the reintroduction of the species in Britain. Students complete the included biodiversity activities.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
How Diverse is That?
After reviewing biodiversity, learners work in small groups to analyze actual species distribution data. They learn to calculate the Shannon-Weaver diversity index for different communities. Though not particularly engaging, the content is ideal for your biology or environmental science classes when studying biodiversity.
7th - 12th Science 10 Views 36 Downloads
Biodiversity in Your Backyard!
Take your enthusiastic ecologists outdoors to explore the biodiversity right in their own schoolyard! In preparing for this activity, it may be worthwhile to research websites with local flora to help in the plant identification portion.
3rd - 12th Science 7 Views 13 Downloads
Shakin' It Up!
Students examine the influence genes have on the survival of an organism and describe biodiversity. Students simulate the relationship between healthy populations and healthy gene diversity of deers, and complete a "Bottleneck Genes" activity that demonstrates random assortments of genes using different colored jelly beans in a bottle.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 24 Downloads