Wolves of Yellowstone

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To add wolves or not to add wolves — that is the question. An engaging lesson 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