Arizona Game and Fish Department: Focus Wild Arizona - War and Wildlife

This lesson focuses on the unique behavior of deer along a stretch of the former Iron Curtain in Germany.

Students will read and analyze a newspaper article about wildlife research tracking the migration of red deer between Germany and the Czech Republic.

As they read, the students can complete a reading guide to help them comprehend the article. Following the reading, the lessons will bring them back to Arizona. They will observe a map of similar research on elk. Students will have the opportunity to compare the situation in Europe with the one in Arizona.

The downloadable PDF includes all of the worksheets and answer keys necessary to successfully implement the activity in the classroom. In addition, it includes ideas to extend and modify the lesson for different audiences.


Zoology
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