Wildlife

Wildlife identification US Fish and Wildlife Service http://educators.fws.gov/educators.html (1W)

Identifying and Preserving Wildlife Tracks

http://www.42explore.com/animaltracks.htm (1W)

Wildlife identification, endangered species, and invasive species http://species.fws.gov/ )1W, 11W, 12W

Canada wildlife identification and habitat

http://www.hww.ca/ (1W, 7W, 8W)

National Wildlife Federation      

http://nwf.org/backyardwildlifehabitat/ (All)

Wildlife links for educators US Fish and Wildlife

http://deerflat.fws.gov/linksed.htm (All)

Winter animal adaptations Michigan State University Extension

http://www.dsisd.k12.mi.us/mff/Environment/WinterAnimals.htm (3W)   

Animal Adaptations, Boreal Forest Network Canada

http://www.borealnet.org/overview/wildlife.html (3W)

Wildlife Populations University of Minnesota       

http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/youthdevelopment/DA6340.html  (4W, 5W, 6W, 8W, 9W, 10W, 11W)

Predator/Prey Relationships “Eyes of Yellowstone” Yellowstone Park Foundation Sponsored by Canon®

http://www.ypf.org/partnerships/corporate.asp (4W) 

Create a Food Chain Canada Wildlife Act

http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm (5W)

Carrying Capacity National Wildlife Federation

http://enature.com/ (9W)

Carrying Capacity World Builders

http://curriculum.calstatela.edu/courses/builders/lessons/less/biomes/carryingcap.html (9W)

Habitat Improvement

http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/hunt/open.html (10W)

Invasive Species USDA

http://www.invasivespecies.gov / (11W)

Invasive Species US Fish and Wildlife (11W)

http://contaminants.fws.gov/Issues/InvasiveSpecies.cfm (12W)

Species at Risk Canada

http://www.speciesatrisk.gc.ca/Q2_e.cfm (12W)

Wildlife Extended Studies

Students should create a display outlining conservation oriented land use planning to preserve bird habitat.

  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology All About Birds

http://www.birds.cornell.edu/programs/AllAboutBirds/ (1W, 2W, 3W, 6W, 7W, 8W, 10W)

Students should review wildlife habitat areas of the California Central Valley.  Students should describe the following: wildlife populations, land descriptions, human destruction to the habitat, and solutions to the problem.  (2W, 5W, 6W, 7W, 8W, 11W, 12W)

Students should examine the impact of the feral pig, an introduced animal, on the native Hawaiian plant and animal species.  Research should be used from the following viewpoints: Conservation Environmentalist, Native Hawaiian Hunter, and Animal Rights Activist.  Students should create a power point presentation detailing measures which should be taken so all sides are represented.

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