Wolves of Yellowstone

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To add wolves or not to add wolves — that is the question. An engaging lesson plan explores the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone Park. Learners research the effects on the ecosystem of the reintroduction and apply their research to a similar situation in another area.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Maintain a glossary of new vocabulary encountered throughout the unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires individual Internet access for research purposes
  • Expects a fundamental understanding the environmental impacts of animal populations
Pros

  • Provides teacher notes to help facilitate the lesson
  • Adaptable to different grade levels
Cons

  • None