Wildlife

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March 15, 2005
 
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How to have a
wildlife friendly yard

from The National Wildlife Federation

Since 1973, the Backyard Wildlife Habitat program has been helping people garden for wildlife. The program encourages everyone - homeowner, teacher, community leader - to plan their landscape with the needs of wildlife in mind. http://www.nwf.org/backyardwildlifehabitat/

Discover the web of nature across the globe

This National Wildlife Federation tool shows how wildlife can be connected even though they live thousands of miles apart. http://www.nwf.org/naturesweb

What on Earth is Biodiversity?
Did you know that there are 3 kinds of biodiversity? Did you know that biodiversity is good for kids? Delve into this excellent website from the American Museum of Natural History
http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/it_takes_all_kinds/

Learn about:
Wolves,
Grizzly Bear
,
Pronghorn Antelope

from The National Wildlife Federation
Habitats National Geographic has a great website for students and teachers wanting to learn about habitat and environment! http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geographyaction/habitats/basics.html

Head to Idaho Public TV's and uncover more about:
Habitats, niches, and ecology of Idaho. http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season5/habitat/

Predators
http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season4/prey/facts.html
Elk http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season4/elk/facts.html
Wetlands http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/wetlands/links.html

LynxChallenge yourself with these topics at the University of Michigan Wildlife websites:

Biodiversity and why preserving it is important
Carrying Capacity
Food Webs and Food Chains
Habitats
Endangered Species
Wetlands

Teacher Links
Photos from Fish and wildlife service http://pictures.fws.gov/

Nature Works a 16-part natural science series for grades 3-6 with teacher guides, activities, quizzes http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep.htm
Niche Habitat

Endangered Slide Show
This site from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program demonstrates how loss of habitat and ecosystems can lead to a decline in biodiversity, and how the Endangered Species Act helps prevent extinction. Includes worksheets, resources. http://endangered.fws.gov/kids/

Watch a different slide show about Endangered Species. http://training.fws.gov/deo/endang/index.html

Elementary Ecosystem Lesson Plan from National Geographic http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/08/gk2/ecosystem.html
Lessons from the PBS's series, "Living in Eden":The Wolf and the Moose
Through role playing and research, students will learn about predation in the Alaskan wilderness.
http://www.pbs.org/edens/denali/mooswolf.htm
Why is Biodiversity important? What can you do about it?
Enjoy the Fun and Games and Video Clips
from The World Wildlife Fund http://www.biodiversity911.org/
National Geographic has a great website for students and teachers wanting to learn about habitat and environment! http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geographyaction/habitats/basics.html
The Council for Wildlife Conservation and Education provides three documentary video programs that help students learn about the success of sportsmen-supported wildlife conservation and management programs. With Teacher's Guides and Activity Masters
US Fish and Wildlife Service Teachers' Page (http://educators.fws.gov/) with website resources for environmental education http://library.fws.gov/DEO/web_resources2.htm
daho Fish and Game LogoClassroom Activities from

http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/wildlife/

It's Your Niche
(pdf)
Students will be able to define habitat and niche and create business cards for particular animals.
Web of Life (pdf)
Students will be able to analyze how organisms are linked to one another in the environment.
Lessons from the Plateau(pdf) Students will decidewhat caused a deer population to "explode" and then "crash"?

Project WILD in Idaho

OH, Deer
A Project WILD activity that portrays deer and habitat components
http://www.col-ed.org/cur/sci/sci35.txt

An environmental education curriculum. Contact http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/education/project_wild/ for more information about workshops in your area. http://www.projectwild.org/resources.htm

The Learning Web, part of the USGS website, is dedicated to K-12 education and lifelong learning. Homework help, lesson plans and activities http://www.usgs.gov/education/
A website for environmental ed resources http://www.classroomearth.org/
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