Biodiversity

Why Biodiversity?                                                                                                                    Name:

Visit the following websites to answer the questions below (there are also links on the class site):

http://www.bcnet.org/                          

http://darwin.bio.uci.edu/~sustain/bio65/lec07/b65lec07.htm

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/cfs/proj/sci-tech/biodiversity/section1_e.html

http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/it_takes_all_kinds/a/a.html#links

 

What is biodiversity?

 

 

 

Compare the 4 types of biodiversity:

Genetic

Species

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Landscape

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are 10 reasons why we should care about biodiversity?

 

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What are five threats to biodiversity?

 

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What is being done to conserve biodiversity?

 

 

 

What are 10 things that students can do to conserve biodiversity?  For each, tell which one of the threats they are affecting.

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Bring in 5 color pictures, one that represents each threat to biodiversity

 

 

 

Make a Pledge to do something simple to help biodiversity in the space below.  Complete your pledge and bring proof of your completion by EarthDay April 22