In this popular activity, students work with ecology vocabulary, view Dr. Suess's original televison version of "The Lorax" and a short video about the Emerald Ash Borer, complete a graphic organizer, and answer essential questions.
Next Generation Science Standard: MS-LS2-2. Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.
Next Generation Science Standard: MS-LS2-5. Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Next Generation Science Standard: HS-LS2-7. Design, evaluate, and refine a solution for reducing the impacts of human activities on the environment and biodiversity.