In this lesson, students learn how invasive species threaten ecosystems and negatively impact native organisms.
Students will develop an Invasive Species Wanted Poster meant to educate the public about identifying and preventing the spread of invasive species.
PowerPoint Presentation Includes –
Guided notes outlining the characteristics of invasive species.
Student note-taking worksheet aligned with PowerPoint Presentation.
Examples of various native species and the impact they have on an ecosystem.
Modes of transportation used by invasive species to relocate to different habitats.
Unique survival strategies of invasive species.
Ways to prevent the spread of invasive species.
Think – Pair – Share Activity
Quick Quiz – Check for Understanding
Student Research Project:
Invasive Species Wanted Poster including the following -
List of possible invasive species and websites
Student friendly grading rubric