Third Grade- Endangered Species, Where is the Dodo Bird?
Why are so many of our animals threatened/endangered?
Why is it important to save endangered animals?
How can we become care keepers of our environment?
What impact does extinction of animals have on our world?
Dodo Bird Choice Board
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Links for Class
EQ: Why are so many animals endangered?
Where Did The Dodo Bird Go? PowerPoint
Endangered Animal Facts
Links for "Causes for Endangerment" Project
Kids' Planet Fact Sheet
Click on an animal and then "threat" button in the grey box in the middle of the screen. If the threat type matches the one you are researching, you may continue with that animal.
Choose an animal from the list. Animals are already sorted to show endandered/critically endangered. Scroll down to the blue buttons under "Fact File" and choose "threats". If the threat type matches the one you are researching, you may continue with that animal.
World Wildlife Fund Species List
Choose an animal from the list. Scroll down below the large picture of the animal to the grey button with the black background titled, "threats". If the threat matches the one you are researching, you may continue with that animal.
Species in Pieces
Click on the white "what's the threat?" button on the middle right-hand side of the screen. If the threat matches the type you are researching, you may continue researching that animal. If not, click the "x" at the top of the screen to move to the next animal.
EQ- What happens to animal populations in which there are shortages of their basic needs?
Project Passenger Pigeon
EQ: How does the food chain relate to endangered
Peregrine Falcon - National Geographic
EQ- How does pollution affect animals?
Colony Collapse Disorder
US Honeybee Losses
EQ: What does global warming mean?
Emission Quiz and Video - http://epa.gov/climatechange/kids/index.html
EQ: What can you do to help endangered animals?
DK Endangered Animals Facts