The Extinction and Rediscovery of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

An incredibly thorough, and well-designed instructional activity 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.

5th - 8th Science 9 Views 20 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Duration
3 days
Year
2006

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