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High schoolers explore the Everglades ecosystem using the Internet. To develop a picture about conservation of resources in the context of the Everglades. Explore relationships between species and habitats. Develop an idea of how human beings have altered the equilibrium in the Everglades.
Young scholars complete activities to compare, contrast, and draw conclusions for a lesson about the Florida Everglades. In this drawing conclusions lesson, students watch videos about a scientists study of pig frogs that live in the Florida Everglades and complete a note taking worksheet. Young scholars draw conclusions, read independently, and draw conclusions.
Learners are explained that the Florida Everglades are in danger. They explore the characteristics of the Florida Everglades. Students investigate about ways they can help protect the Florida Everglades. They are shown where Florida is on a world map. Learners are asked what the Florida Everglades are and if they have ever been there?
Students discuss the importance of the Everglades to the bioregion. In groups, they use the Internet to research the native types of flora and fauna and describe what happens when foreign flora and fauna enters the region. To end the lesson, they examine the effect of human development on the area.
Students use the computer to research information and publish creative narrative stories about the life of a specific Everglades animal. This instructional activity uses many educational, computer programs including the iLife suite, publishing software, and word processing programs.
Students investigate the concept of the conservation of the Florida Panther and examine the effects of the Everglades water restoration project. They conduct a web based activity that includes the following: Listing what they know, finding more information, and writing reflectively form the new information.
If you are new to teaching agriculture classes, this outline may be helpful when you are preparing a lecture on parasites in livestock. In addition to lecturing on this topic, the lesson plan suggests that learners research the life cycle of a parasite. You will need to add a PowerPoint or some images to your lecture and a detailed set of requirements for the research assignment.
Display U.S. and Canadian climate and vegetation through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about the geography of these regions, take notes, and answer 3 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic organizer is provided for notes, however it seems students may be expected to copy it into a notebook, since it is quite small. Vocabulary words are defined on the side. Intended for use with the McDougal Littell World Geography text.