Links for Mr. Morse’s Class – Endangered Species

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

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WEIRD AND WONDERFUL WILDLIFE POSTERhttp://www.fws.gov/endangered/kidsposter.html 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 Beetlehttp://www.epa.gov/espp/poster/beetle.htm
http://www.thewildones.org/Animals/buryBtl.html
http://www.rwpzoo.org/conservation/beetlefactsheet.cfm Green Pitcher Planthttp://www.fws.gov/nc-es/plant/greenpitch.htmlhttp://www.fossweb.com/resources/pictures/10742911801.htmlhttp://www.fws.gov/endangered/partners/poster/greenpitcher.html Drawing of Green Pitcher Plant: http://www.epa.gov/espp/coloring/doc11.htm

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