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The Basics of Creature Connectedness: Biodiversity Diversions
Students study biodiversity. They participate in a scavenger hunt to look for presence of wildlife and connections in nature. They create a collage about Venezuelan biodiversity in small groups and present to the class. They write a paragraph about biodiversity connections they learned through their activities.
3rd - 4th Science 6 Views 22 Downloads
Students are introduced to the life around them. As a class, they discuss their prior knowledge about the habitats in their local area. Using the internet, they identify the basic components needed for biodiversity and the major threats to the habitats.
3rd - 5th Science 5 Views 18 Downloads
Students explore the biodiversity of the national marine sanctuaries. In this science lesson, students view a video about Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary and Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Students work together to explore the types of wildlife in the sanctuary, the threats it faces and the importance of the ecosystem.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 34 Downloads
Looking for Biodiversity
Middle schoolers explore habitats and see that there are a variety of plants that can be found and that biodiversity is an important characteristic. In this biodiversity instructional activity students complete an activity that explains how to perform a plant diversity study using a line transect or a plot study.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Biodiversity and Evolution
Why is diversity in biology so important for an ecosystem? Explore biodiversity, evolution, and natural selection with a presentation for your biology class. It features clear information, activities for further understanding, and helpful graphics.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 8 Downloads
Connecticut Wildlife: Biodiversity and Conservation Status of Our Vertebrate Populations
Students explore the different types of vertebrates found in their area. In this environmental science lesson, students perform a case study on the Common Raven. They analyze data collected from research and create charts and graphs.
11th - 12th Science 10 Views 25 Downloads
Exploring the Temperate Forest: Biodiversity and Interdependence
Students examine the consequences of cutting down large amounts of forests throughout the world. In groups, they use the internet to complete a module taking them on a tour through different temperate forests. To end the lesson, they research the problems animals face after their homelands are cut down.
6th - 8th Science 8 Views 41 Downloads
The Impacts of Human Activities on Biodiversity in New Haven County
Students discover how plants and animal ecosystems are affected by the growth of a city. In this ecology lesson, students study and observe a plant over a period of time. They develop a creative presentation of their data and share them with the class.
10th - 11th Science 5 Views 28 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 8 Views 13 Downloads
An Investigation in Biodiversity
Although the lesson was written for learners about to visit an aquarium, there is plenty of valuable material here, even without access to the specified exhibit. Advanced biology or environmental science learners are introduced to convergent and divergent evolution concepts and compare the homologous or analogous structures of otters, seals, and sea lions.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 32 Downloads
Short and sweet, this presentation introduces tiny scientists to biodiversity. They view pictures of three different dogs and four different spiders and compare their physical characteristics. Explorers are then sent outdoors to find different live spiders so that they can draw them.
1st - 3rd Science 5 Views 4 Downloads
ESL Holiday Lessons: Biodiversity Day
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article about World Biodiversity Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
7th - 11th Language Arts 7 Views 109 Downloads
Young scholars examine several maps of California exhibiting features such as precipitation, topography, and vegetation. They look for patterns that might be the source of or influence biodiversity in different regions. They pay particular attention to the endemic species of California.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Title: Biodiversity Analysis and Comparison Within the New Jersey Highlands
Pupils explore the concept of biodiversity. In this environmental science instructional activity, students use field methods to examine the trophic relationship that allows for species diversity.
11th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Students match certain animals with a possible fate that could happen to them from a provided list in order to discover the threats to biodiversity and the role humans play. They also discover the importance of biodiversity and what we should do to protect it.
4th - 12th Science 8 Views 99 Downloads
Rainforest Alliance: Biodiversity
Fifth graders compare biodiversity in their neighborhood and in the rainforest. In this biodiversity lesson, 5th graders read stories and gather information about the diversity of life found in their area and in the rainforest. As a culminating activity, students write a story including how organisms depend on each other for survival.
5th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads