Links for Mr. Morse’s Class – Endangered Species

Posted by Laurie Sullivan at 4/3/2009 10:00:00 AM


WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WILDLIFE POSTER 1) VOCABULARY (Make a check mark after you have read and told your partner the meaning of the word without looking)

____ Extinction: Thecomplete disappearance of a species from the earth; no longer existing.

____ The purpose of the Endangered Species Act is to prevent plants and animals from becoming victims of extinction—that is, to make sure that they don’t disappear.

____An endangered species is in danger of extinction. ____A threatened species is likely to become endangered in the near future.

____A candidate species is one that the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service may list in the near future as endangered or threatened.

Video of American Burying Beetle Green Pitcher Plant Drawing of Green Pitcher Plant:





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