This is a FUN, HANDS-ON group activity that reinforces the concepts of INVASIVE SPECIES and the chain-reaction negative effects of invasive species on local ecosystems.
You can use this activity as an introduction to the topic of invasive species, or to reinforce the concept afterwards.
Put students in groups of 3-4 people.
Provide them with scissors and glue (or tape) to cut out the sentences and fix them to the provided template.
Give students 5 – 10 minutes to work out the correct sequences to complete the story.
Give each group opportunities to present their answer to the class. (Each group can use the provided notebook file to “drag and drop” their answers) Groups should be able to explain their reasoning for choosing their particular sequence.
Included in this package are:
• PDF copy of the activity that you can printed out for the class
• Answer Key to the activity
• SmartBoard notebook version of this activity so groups can present their answers to the class
Grade level: Gr. 7 - 10
Lesson duration: 20 – 30 minutes activity
(including group presentations of their results)
Tags: SNC1D, SNC1P, Ecology