Habitat Restoration

What causes habitat destruction and what can be done to restore habitats? These are the essential questions that guide kids as they return to a previously studied habitat, examine any changes, and consider what might have caused these changes.

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CCSS: Adaptable

Instructional Ideas

  • Continue the habitat observations with weekly visits
  • Ask class members to expand their observations to areas around their homes and in their cities
Classroom Considerations

  • The second of two lessons that focus on habitats

  • The activity builds awareness of the fragility of habitats and the degree to which humans are responsible for these changes
  • A graphic organizer is provided for the observations

  • None
Common Core