Wildlife Management and Habitat Teacher Resources

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Reproduction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young biologists learn about reproduction through a four-part, Nature League video series. Hosted by Britt Garner, the collection explores sexual and asexual reproduction, the importance of genetic diversity, adaptations, epigenetics,...
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Wildlife Conservation III

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Discuss the importance of wildlife conservation. Learners talk about the animals and plants on the US Fish and Wildlife Services list of endangered and threatened species. Then, they engage in a detailed discussion of the reasons these...
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Fish and Wildlife Management: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this fish and wildlife management worksheet, students fill out short answer questions using their workbook about fish and wildlife management in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 8 questions total.
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Wildlife Conservation I

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Focusing on the wildlife in their area, learners identify endangered and threatened species and what these animals need to survive. While this instructional activity involves animals in the Long Island area, it could be adapted for use...
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Animal Diversity and Tracking

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
What exactly are those glowing eyes in the night? Learners run an experiment to attract local wildlife and then document the number of visitors by identifying their tracks. They then analyze the data to draw conclusions about the types...
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Ashes to Ashes: We All Grow Up

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Ecosystems are constantly changing whether people notice or not. An inquiry-based lesson examines types of ecosystem changes and how they relate to wildlife conservation. Learners classify changes as succession and disturbance using a...
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Who's in Charge of This Animal?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study wildlife management and identify the appropriate government agencies that are in charge. They examine different wildlife management techniques. They write a letter showing interest in the activities of one of the...
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Environmentally Friendly

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What can your pupils do to promote better conditions for wildlife? After researching issues around wildlife management, class members use the Internet to locate three different organizations devoted to protecting wildlife. They then...
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Wildlife Management

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the effects of various management strategies on the size of wildlife populations. Each student simulates the management of an animal population in a card game, graphs the results of the wildlife game, and participate in...
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Management of Wildlife Resources

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners investigate how wildlife management policies affect the size of large animal populations. They develop a spreadsheet that incorporates a mathematical model to predict big game herd sizes, and using worksheet data manage a bison...
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Cranes, Crosswalks, and Big Gulps

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use their creativity to solve scientific problems in wildlife management. In this wildlife biology lesson, students view a video discussing the role of technology and creativity in wildlife management careers. They are given a...
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Sex Safari - Field Trip

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A field trip to study reproductive behavior of big game is a great set up for big-time learning! Part two of a four-part Reproduction video series takes viewers up close and personal with the animal residents of a wildlife preserve in...
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Mammal Food Webs

For Students K - 5th Standards
You are what you eat—or at least a part of what you eat. Budding scientists examine owl pellets to develop their own food webs. They use tooth and skull identification techniques to classify what they find.
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Common Indiana Mammals

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Mammals all have their own story to tell. A set of 34 cards outlines the key characteristics of different mammals. The cards include images of each mammal as well as their skulls and tracks. The back of the cards describe characteristics...
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Hellbenders Rock!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Some animal behaviors actually contribute to decreases in population. A hands-on lesson has learners explore the interaction of the hellbender amphibian with its habitat. The lesson uses a game app, video, and coloring pages to describe...
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Investigative Case - "Rio Grande Wildlife Refuge"

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students study wildlife management as it relates to ecological principles and whole systems. They role play professional ecologists working for the fish and wildlife service to develop a plan to manage a new wildlife refuge along the Rio...
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Geographic Technology Assisting African Conservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine research gathered through the conservation efforts of Dr. Michael Fay and the Wildlife Conservation Society. They also analyze the role that geographic technology currently plays in mitigating population growth's...
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Population Limiting Factors ~ Boom or Bust!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There was a situation in the Kaibab desert of Arizona during which the deer population exploded. Wildlife biologists examine historical data using a graphing calculator in order to learn about population growth, limiting factors, and...
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Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Should cuteness be the top priority in wildlife conservation efforts? Science scholars ponder the process of determining how best to spend conservation dollars in an insightful video. The narrator discusses the strategy of conserving...
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An Incredible Journey

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Do salmon really migrate upstream? A complete unit explores the migration patterns of salmon. The series of lessons begins with pupils diagramming the life cycle of the salmon and then uses simulations to examine the effects of...
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The Great Clearcut Controversy

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Urban development and habitat retention are often at odds. A three-part lesson examines the pros and cons of forest clearcutting. Learners review data and characteristics of a specific mammal to make conclusions about the effect...
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Take-a-Hike

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Learn about nature and health all in one set of lessons. Individuals use a scavenger hunt to record observations during a nature hike. They then complete activities to categorize their observations and rate the health of the habitat for...
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Trees of the Midwest

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
All trees are not created equal. A set of three wildlife conservation lessons has learners examine the characteristics of individual trees. They look at the life cycle of the tree using a story and reference a field guide to identify...
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Eco-llapse

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A balanced ecosystem doesn't mean balanced populations. Budding scientists complete a series of activities to learn about the relationship between producers and consumers in an ecosystem. They complete the wildlife conservation...

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