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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 need to complete the worksheet. Besides printing the worksheets, no other prep is needed to conduct this activity.
Includes the following:
• Webquest covering deforestation, especially tropical deforestation and its modern causes. Websites include the World Wildlife Fund, National Wildlife Federation, NASA Earth Observatory, and the Union of Concerned Scientists. Covered topics include deforestation due to commodity production (like beef, palm oil, and soy) and deforestation’s relationship to climate change, loss of biodiversity, and creation of local drought conditions. (PDF, 6 pages)
• Student worksheet (PDF, 17 questions, 3 pages)
• Answer key to student worksheet (PDF, 3 pages)
You may also be interested in these other webquests about human-environment interaction:
World Population Webquest
Healthy Oceans Webquest
Protecting Wetlands Webquest
Running out of Fresh Water Webquest
The Uncertain Future of Fossil Fuels Webquest
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