INVASIVE SPECIES "MOST WANTED" POSTER ACTIVITY
Objective: Identify and describe an invasive species from your state, and explain why this species is a problem, methods to rid the problem, and the benefits of doing so.
Students will create a “WANTED” poster requiring them to include the following:
¬ Species Name / Also Known As (literal name / criminal name)
¬ Crimes Committed (specific damages done by species)
¬ Picture (drawing or photo)
¬ Description (key features, characteristics)
¬ Known Accomplices / Associates (How did the species arrive in your state?)
¬ Previous Home (Where did species come from?)
¬ Possible Hideouts (Where, in your state, has species been a problem?)
¬ Reward (for getting rid of species – benefits to ecosystem by ridding it of species)
Please see preview for examples.
• PowerPoint that can be edited as desired/ Example of completed poster included.
* Helpful Websites List
• Requirements (to make your own rubric) (printable instructions)
• Wanted Poster Templates: with a completed example for Louisiana.
• “What are Invasive Species?” Informative Chart / Graphic Organizer (Sample Chart completed - Louisiana)
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