Everest Extremes: Biodiversity

How many animals can live in a climate as cold as Mount Everest's? Find out with a science lesson all about biodiversity. Activities include research, presentations, group work, coloring maps, and a simulation of a food web.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Test for comprehension by asking each learner to write answers to the questions in their journals after class discussion is over
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires computer access
  • You need to provide some materials, such as yarn
  • The sixth resource in a series of eight
Pros

  • Provides educational game options 
  • Easy to tailor to the needs of your classroom
  • Engaging and relatable activities keep the class interested
Cons

  • None
Common Core