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This webquest comes with a worksheet and an answer key. Each link in the webquest points to information that your students will need to complete the worksheet. Besides printing the worksheets, no other prep is needed to conduct this activity.
Students will explore three different kinds of biodiversity (genetic diversity, species diversity, and ecosystem diversity) and the importance of biodiversity to ecosystems and life on earth. Concepts include ecosystem services, human impacts on the biosphere, threatened and endangered species, extinction, and invasive species.
National Wildlife Federation, Australian Museum, World Wildlife Fund, and United Nations.
Includes the following:
• Webquest built around striking, high-resolution images, containing links to reputable real-world websites. Teachers may download future updates to webquest free of charge. Click preview to view. (PDF, 6 pages)
• Student worksheet (PDF, 17 questions, 4 pages)
• Answer key to student worksheet (PDF, 4 pages)
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