This lesson was constructed in Madagascar, Africa. (It is part 2 of a 4 series PBL unit)
1. Lesson Plan
3. Worksheet for student activity
4. Letter from Valbio Research Center
5. Reading activity on Tavy
Aim: How might species depend on endemic flora?
NGSS Connection HS-LS4-5. Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species
Key Concept (goals and objectives)
Students graph the given data
Students evaluate and critique their data by identifying methods to increase validity in the experiment
Students analyze and interpret data in regards to environmental changes and the survival of a species
Engage in a reasoning and synthesis on the importance of protecting the medical periwinkle
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