There are multiple levels provided to meet the different needs of students.
Research can be completed as a whole group, in small groups, or independently.
Research and writing can be done over multiple days.
Students should be encouraged to choose an animal that they are interested in learning more about. Younger students may need guidance when choosing an animal.
This activity should be done as a companion to a study on animals and climate change. Students will need some background knowledge before attempting this activity.
It is important to note that the concept of endangered animals may be difficult for some students. Be sure to check in and provide a safe space for students to share their feelings related to this topic.
Possible Sources for Research
In this exercise, students can study to gain knowledge about how animal biodiversity is affected by climate change. They may evaluate and categorize the susceptibility of animals in the context of climate change thanks to its supplementary information. Use of this activity in the classroom is advised following the science review.