We found 25 resources with the concept native species
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow does biodiversity affect ecosystems? An insightful presentation covers the concept of biodiversity and its importance. It takes a look at extinction and endangered and threatened species as well as biodiversity hot spots around the...
Changing Biological Communities – Disturbance and SuccessionLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After cutting down a forest to make a farm, how long would it take the environment to turn an abandoned farm back into a forest? Scholars study this exact scenario while they interpret many charts and graphs of the changing ecosystems as...
Santa Cruz Island - Visible Thinking RoutinesLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Visible Thinking Routines are designed to help learners deepen their understanding of what they are learning and enable them to communicate their understanding of concepts to others. Individuals adopt one of these routines to use to...
Santa Cruz Island - Writing for InformationLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
After re-viewing a documentary segment on the restoration of Santa Cruz Island,, individuals craft an essay in which they compare the views of the various stake holders featured in the video and identify the point of view they find the...
Santa Cruz Island Restoration NarrativeLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
What would you be willing to do to save an animal from extinction? After re-viewing a video about the restoration of the Island Fox on Santa Cruz Island, individuals adopt the point of view of one of the key players in the debate and...
Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and AnimalsLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
Human Impact on the Food Web of Santa Cruz IslandLesson Planet
9th - 12th
What happens when a non-native species is introduced onto an island? Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island chain located off the coast of southern California, provides the perfect laboratory for young environmental scientists to...
What Happened to the American Chestnut?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
I'm a sap for tree jokes. Scholars begin by gaining understanding that exotic doesn't mean strange but rather non-native in ecology. Then they research the American Chestnut tree and answer questions about the blight from which it has...
Section One: What is Biodiversity?Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Four intriguing and scientific activities invite learners to explore the natural resources of their town. The activities cover concepts such as genetic traits, organizing species in a taxonomy, the differences between different species...
Native Species Restoration and its Impact on Local PopulationsLesson Planet
8th - 10th
In this native species restoration worksheet, students are given 3 scenarios to choose from to help restore a declining population of an endangered species of deer. Students make predictions about what they will think happen when the...
Natural Inquirer Lesson Plan "Goldifinch and the Three Scales"Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
Learners read articles in the Natural Inquirer on plants. In this plant lesson, students identify native and nonnative species. They find invasive species in their area and create a pamphlet for the community about it.