We found 22 resources with the concept native species
Santa Cruz Island - Visible Thinking Routines
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Visible Thinking Routines are designed to help learners deepen their understanding of what they are learning and enable them to communicate their understanding of concepts to others. Individuals adopt one of these routines to use to...
Santa Cruz Island - Writing for Information
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After re-viewing a documentary segment on the restoration of Santa Cruz Island,, individuals craft an essay in which they compare the views of the various stake holders featured in the video and identify the point of view they find the...
Santa Cruz Island Restoration Narrative
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
What would you be willing to do to save an animal from extinction? After re-viewing a video about the restoration of the Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island, individuals adopt the point of view of one of the key players in the debate and...
Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and Animals
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
Human Impact on the Food Web of Santa Cruz Island
9th - 12th
What happens when a non-native species is introduced onto an island? Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island chain located off the coast of southern California, provides the perfect laboratory for young environmental scientists to...
What Happened to the American Chestnut?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
I'm a sap for tree jokes. Scholars begin by gaining understanding that exotic doesn't mean strange but rather non-native in ecology. Then they research the American Chestnut tree and answer questions about the blight from which it has...
Natural Inquirer Lesson Plan "Goldifinch and the Three Scales"
6th - 8th
Learners read articles in the Natural Inquirer on plants. In this plant instructional activity, students identify native and nonnative species. They find invasive species in their area and create a pamphlet for the community about it.
Native Species Restoration and its Impact on Local Populations
8th - 10th
In this native species restoration worksheet, students are given 3 scenarios to choose from to help restore a declining population of an endangered species of deer. Students make predictions about what they will think happen when the...