There are 4 main reasons why animals become endangered:
a. Destruction of habitat
c. Hunting and Fishing
d. Exotic species
1. Choose an endangered animal from this site: http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html
2. Print out these trading cards and fill in the information:
or use this form:
3. Share your information with your class.
4. Create a visual display of your information and create
a class map using voice thread, bulletin board, wiki, blog
posts, presentation, smilebox,
google earth, etc. (send this link to Jennifer
when you are ready to share)
5. Brainstorm as a class what you could do (as a class and
as individuals) to help prevent more animals from becoming
endangered. (Perhaps write letters, recycle, catch and release,
etc) and share these ideas with others.
6. Do you have a zoo nearby -- visit it -- and speak with
the zoo keepers. Listen to their ideas on how to prevent more
animals being added to the endangered list.
7. Choose one or more endangered animals to adopt in your
class this year. Post a picture of that (those) animals and
each month check the internet for more information on that
1. Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge,
and develop innovative products and processes
using technology. Students:
a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products,
b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
2. Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate
and work ollaboratively, including at a distance,
to support individual learning and contribute to the learning
of others. Students:
a. interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts,
or others employing a variety of digital environments
b. communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple
audiences using a variety of media and formats.
d. contribute to project teams to produce original works or
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