Invasion of the Yellow Crazy Ants!

How much does an invasive species really matter? The video focuses on examples of accidental species spread as well as intentional introductions. It highlights the problems caused by spreading new plants and animals to areas with no natural predators or other advantages. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Connect this to going through customs when traveling
  • Research the invasive species in your area and what people are doing about them
Classroom Considerations
  • Format the video on the screen to avoid displaying the comments if at all possible
Pros
  • Includes closed captioning in six languages
  • Explains why humans are not considered an invasive species
Cons
  • None