Use the articles found on the Homework 2.16 spreadsheet to complete the check in.
Video: What is Biodiversity (5 min)
As a class watch the following video on the importance of biodiversity As you are watching it think about the following questions.
- Why is biodiversity important?
- How is biodiversity being threatened in the ecosystem you are studying?
Just like we did last week in a group of up to four select one of the three scenarios about biodiversity linked below and try and create a solution. This will be graded mostly on your ability to create a unique solution and your use of specific facts to explain your problem. If you want to see examples of quality work, and not so good answers, check the graded responses from the last time we did this activity.
- Three Scenarios: Biodiversity Descriptions
- Three Scenarios: Biodiversity Response From
- Graded Examples from Last Week
ESP Work Time (Remaining Class Time)
Use any remaining time to work on the endangered species project.
A newly emerging type of business around the world is Eco-Tourism. Read the following articles about Eco-Tourism to learn about what it is and how it can be used to save endangered species and ecosystems.