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Building a Biodiversity Timeline

Grades 6 - 12

In this lesson, students gather, organize, and interpret data to create a biodiversity timeline for a species of their choosing, identify causational relationships between human activities and fluctuations in their chosen species’ population size, and evaluate and compare solutions for reducing human impacts on the environment and biodiversity. 

Looking to plan a longer-term project for your students? Check out the following resources from World Savvy and the San Mateo County Office of Education’s Environmental Literacy and Sustainability Team.

Grade Level: 9 – 12

Source: PBS Learning Media

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