Biodiversity: What is it? Why is it important?
Help answer these questions for your middle school or high school students with this fast-paced, colorful video that features cartoon-like animation, real-world photos and catchy music.
Designed for text-savvy teens and t'weens, the video:
-defines biodiversity, including species, genetic, ecosystem diversity
-makes a connection to and lists many ecosystem services
-makes a connection to biodiversity loss
Video length: (4:36)
Can be used to accompany NGSS:
* A TedEd digital lesson based on this video is available at: https://ed.ted.com/on/a8Hyd2NI