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Gray wolves are fascinating and beautiful creatures. This packet introduces students to the gray wolves of Yellowstone National Park, asking students to complete guided Internet research leading to their understanding of the reintroduction program. A second component has students compiling interesting information about wolf behavior, biodiversity, the importance of top predators to an ecosystem, and creating a wolf food web.
This product would be appropriate within a unit on biodiversity, food webs, reintroducing native species, ecology, or habitats, and requires the use of computers. It would be appropriate for students to work alone or in pairs.
Included in this download:
Guided research questions for students to answer regarding the reintroduction program with suggested websites;
Food Web to create;
Biodiversity Questions worksheet;
Wolf Behavior worksheet;
True/False questions - quiz or review;
All Answer Keys;
Teacher Instructions with suggested lesson starters.
Your students will have fun learning about gray wolves. This product can be adapted for students in grades 5-9. Options for extending the lesson are suggested in the teacher notes. You may want to download my free power point product, "Reintroduction of Wolves Into Yellowstone National Park" as a supplement.