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Endangered
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Building a Learning Community in Support of
The Endangered Species Act

Resource: Endangered Animals 101

bullet Task One:
Select an endangered animal from the following sites of Endangered Animals in our world:

Earth's Endangered Creatures

Enchanted Learning Endangered Animals

ESPECIES FACT SHEETS

WWF Protecting Endangered Animals

New Jersey Endangered Animals:
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wild Life
Endangered Species.com New Jersey
Other Endangered Animals:
Smithsonian Zoological Park
Endangered Species

Sea Turtles for Kids

Task Two: Research Scientific Facts, Learn, Study, Gather and Think about Information:

1. Habitat (Where does the animal live?)

2. Diet (What does the animal eat?)

3. Life Span (How long the animal lives)

4. Reproduction (How the animal reproduces)

5.Predator and/or Prey

6. Animal Classification:
Mammal, Reptile, Bird, Amphibian or Fish

Task Three:
7. Why is it Endangered? (Search for Facts Why Endangered?)

bullet  Greatest Threats

8. What can we do to help? (Now how can we help?)

bulletSaving Videos SeaWorld.org
 

 Learn about the Endangered Species Act New Jersey

 Task Record Information to Share:
Create a multimedia presentation communicating information on Endangered Animals, and how we can save them.

Checklist for Printing and Grade
Short Checklist      Long Endangered Animal Checklist

Task Four: What can we do as concerned citizens?
Write, call or email your state senators asking them to support the Endangered Species Act.
Communicate information to our senators.

Find Senators: http://www.senate.gov 

More Resources:

Encyclopedias

KidsBiology.com Animal Database

Turtles in Trouble

The Leatherback Organization

Endangered Species

US Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species

Environmental Impact of Endangered Animals

Evaluation Rubric

Short Checklist

PowerPoint Tips Do's Do Not's

Long Checklist
 
Endangered Animal Checklist

Word Bank:
Rainforest
Their=Ownership
There=Place
They are=They're

Games:

  1. Nature Games

  2. Leap Frog

  3. Goldfish Maze

  4. Matching Birds

  5. Rabbit or Duck

  6. Elephant

  7. How many horses?

  8. Endangered Animal Species Game

  9. Animal Classification

  10. Animal Characteristics

  11. Paint Winter Animals

  12. Endangered Animals

  13. Amazon Rainforest

  14. Animal Games

Book:
James R. Spotila. Sea Turtles, A Complete Guide To Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation. Copyright 2004.

Expert Contact:
James R. Spotila, Ph. D., The Leatherback Trust.
trust@leatherback.org

More Activities:
Enchanted Learning Endangered Activity Worksheet

Enchanted Learning Picture Dictionary

Contact Mrs. Nasto:
Berlin Community School

215 South Franklin Ave
Berlin, NJ 08009

Email:
nastog@bcsberlin.k12.nj.us

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