The Extinction and Rediscovery of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

An incredibly thorough, and well-designed lesson teaches youngsters about the presumed extinction and rediscovery of the ivory-billed woodpecker in Arkansas. Learners discuss the environmental factors that led to the birds disappearance. In groups, they write theories of why the bird disappeared for so long, and what factors may have brought it back.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Year
2006
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