*Endangered Species Field Trip
 

 

Although endangered species refers to both the plant and animal kingdoms, this field trip's focus is endangered animals. How many species have made their way onto the endangered species list and how many have completely disappeared in the past fifty years? What efforts are being made to protect animals and what can you do to help?

Objectives

  1. Students will learn about endangered animals.
  2. Students will learn about the causes of the accelerated trend of endangered and/or extinct species.

Concepts

  • How does an animal get on the endangered species list?
  • What is the difference between extinct and endangered?
  • Why do we care about endangered species?

Terms To Learn

biodiversity
conservation
endangered
Endangered Species Act
exploitation
extinct
habitat

native species
poaching
primate
silverback
species
threatened
viable

 

 

 

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