Next Generation Stewards Introductory Lesson

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Ecosystems are complicated. The results of the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone Nation Park illustrates the interconnectedness of the flora and fauna in a given ecosystem. After watching a video about the changes the wolves brought to the park, class members reflect on actions they can take to help protect local ecosystems.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members investigate the controversies surrounding the reintroduction of the wolves to the park and then create a list of the arguments for and against the plan
Classroom Considerations

  • While the link to the video provided in the resource does not work, the video can be accessed using the link provided
Pros

  • The eight-page packet includes a forest ecosystems crossword puzzle and a word scramble
Cons

  • No link is provided to the referenced Next Generation Stewards science journal