Lessons for Extinction

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  • Will It Happen Again? Examining Mass Extinctions on Earth - … know about the past extinctions, including their likely causes? In this lesson, students learn about mass extinctions, map extinction events to a geologic … Earth before the extinction? What percentage were lost during the extinction? Did new kinds of organisms evolve after this extinction? What did Earth … organisms disappeared during this extinction? Do scientists agree on the cause for this extinction? Additional requirements: The years the extinction event took place …
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  • Woolly Mammoths Extinct Due to Lack of Grass - … similar fate. WARM-UPS 1. EXTINCTION: Walk around the class and talk to other students about extinction. Change partners often. Sit with … warning major planet large habitat team STUDENT EXTINCTION SURVEY Write five GOOD questions about extinction in the table. Do this in pairs … to mind when you hear the word 'extinction'? c) What do you think caused the extinction of the mammoths? d) Do you … your partner(s) in the next lesson. 3. EXTINCTION: Make a poster about extinction. Show your work to your classmates in the …
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  • The Facts of Life - … inferences and pose questions about the extinct dodo bird. 2. Learn about how one scientist researches extinct animals by reading and discussing … to base his sketches of the extinct animals? r. How does one make "suppositions" about extinct species from living species? s. How … we are in the "midst of great extinction" right now? u. What makes this extinction different from those in the past? v …
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  • Extinction Prevention via Engineering - … endangered species list in 1967 and is now extinct. click for copyright Summary Species extinction is happening at an alarming rate according … extinction. List ways that engineering can prevent extinction. Introduction/Motivation (Return to Contents) What does it mean for a species to become extinct … & Concepts for Teachers (Return to Contents) Extinction and Biodiversity Animal and plant species are becoming extinct at an alarming rate. It has …
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  • Future Rats Could Be the Size of Sheep - … . sheep / horror movie / giant rats / strongest animals / small islands / relocate / extinct / examples / species / adapted / environments / dinosaurs / hunt / food chains Have a … cars 4. EXTINCT: Students A strongly believe humans will be extinct one day; Students B strongly believe we will never be extinct. Change … animals are ____ a. become in extinct b. be coming extinct c. becoming extinct d. bee come in extinct 5) Given enough time, rats …
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  • Dinosaurs are Dino-mite! - … extinct over 65 million years ago. Learn more about extinction at "Zoom Dinosaurs: What is Extinction" at http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/extinction/. * What is extinction? * When does it happen? * What are two types of extinction? Provide …
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  • Return of the Living Dead - … . In what ways have near-extinct species surprised scientists? b. Why have predictions of species extinction become an embarrassment to scientists? c … the primary causes of species extinction? e. What is the difficulty of using scientific data from previously extinct species to help with … possible for a species to become extinct "quickly" yet take a few hundred years to become extinct? What does "quickly" mean in …
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  • Passenger Pigeons: Nomads Lost - … developments brought slaughter, habitat destruction, disturbance of nesting, and ultimately extinction. Students, having never seen a Passenger Pigeon, may have trouble … of nesting, and ultimately extinction, possible. To gauge student understanding about the various causes of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, ask … the Passenger Pigeon's own survival strategies contribute to its extinction? EXTINCTION The last recorded wild Passenger Pigeon was shot by a …
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  • Asteroid Impacts And Extinction Events! Is There A Connection? - … was responsible for the extinction event at the KT boundary. • List and describe other competing theories for extinction events. • Reconstruct the sequence … or comets. Student Materials: Worksheet: "Asteroids and Extinction Events Vocabulary” Worksheet: "Asteroids and Extinction Events Questions” (for two videos) A list of … or comet collision could cause an extinction event? Make a list of ideas. "Asteroids and Extinction Events" Video Questions The Death of …
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  • TRB 4:4 - Investigation 6 - Dinosaur Extinction - … the students) Books or articles on the theories of dinosaur extinction Dinosaur Extinction Theory Form (pdf) Lined paper for students formulated questions … ? How Jell-O Killed the Dinosaurs Dinosaur Floor Dinosaur Extinction Page Dinosaur Extinction DinoBuzz Who Dunnit to the Dinosaurs? Zoom Dinosaurs Discovering … / has some excellent background information under Extinction: Why did the dinosaurs go extinct? Share the "Studying Extinction" information with the class before they …
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