National Wildlife Federation: Endangered Species - What and Where?

Students learn about North American endangered species through creation of a species book. Older students will locate endangered species on a map and explore their habitat requirements.

Grade Levels: K-2; 3-8
Time Estimate: 1-2 class periods
Subjects: language arts, creative arts, geography, science
Skills: description, construction, comparison, application

Learning Objectives
Students will be able to:
✓ Define endangered species.
✓ Identify several examples of endangered species and where they can be found.
✓ Determine the home range of several endangered species of the United States.
✓ List examples of endangered species found in their state.
✓ Explain habitat requirements of several endangered species and determine if their schoolyards contain any of these requirements.

Science Topics
Endangered Species, Zoology
K-6, Middle School, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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