Biodiversity for Kids  

 

What is Biodiversity? https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/biodiversity
                      http://www.kidcyber.com.au/biodiversity/

                                       http://www.ecofriendlykids.co.uk/biodiversitynature.html
                                       http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/introducing-biodiversity/
                                       https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/biodiversity/

Why is Biodiversity Important? https://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/why-is-biodiversity-so-important-ted-ed

Biodiversity info from Canada
  
http://www.biodivcanada.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=4D2A799A-1
   http://www.biodivcanada.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=3CC71F35-0

Biodiversity Basics - http://www.conservation.org/learn/biodiversity/Pages/overview.aspx

Environment and Climate Change Canada - https://www.ec.gc.ca/nature/default.asp?lang=En&n=EAC9183B-1                                        
      Eco Kids about biodiversity - https://ecokids.ca/take-action/make-a-seed-ball


Biodiversity from WWF - http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/biodiversity/

National Wildlife Federation - http://nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Conservation/Biodiversity.aspx

The Nature Education - http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/conservation-of-biodiversity-13235087
 
Biodiversity FAQs - http://www.nwf.org/Eco-Schools-USA/Become-an-Eco-School/Pathways/Biodiversity/Facts.aspx


Lessons for Teachers to Use: 

Biodiversity site from the UN - https://www.cbd.int/
   https://www.cbd.int/education/biodiv-edu/teachers-corner/
   https://www.cbd.int/ibd/2008/resources/teaching/

Biodiversity activities and map from Australia
  http://www.handytray.com.au/science.html

Biodiversity Bingo - https://pbskids.org/plumlanding/educators/activities/biodiversity_bingo_ed.html

Biodiversity Lesson Plans - http://www.cbd.int/doc/bioday/2008/ibd-2008-framing-les-plan-en.pdf
                           http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/looking-for-biodiversity.cfm
                           https://www.keslerscience.com/biodiversity-lesson-plan-a-complete-science-lesson-using-the-5e-method-of-instruction/
                           http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/introducing-biodiversity/
                           https://www.caryinstitute.org/educators/teaching-materials/biodiversity
                           http://www.bgci.org/canada/edu_act/ 
                
Books on Biodiversity - https://49thshelf.com/Blog/2018/10/16/Notes-From-a-Children-s-Librarian-Books-on-Biodiversity

    Illinois Biodiversity Basics - http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/education/Pages/BioBasics.asp

Habitats and Biodiversity from University of Georgia
  http://srel.uga.edu/outreach/kidsdoscience/kidsdoscience-biodiversity.htm

    National Geographic Society Biodiversity - https://www.nationalgeographic.org/topics/resource-library-biodiversity/?q=&page=1&per_page=25
       http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/sea-creature-trading-cards/?ar_a=1&ar_r=999
       http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/mapping-biodiversity/?ar_a=1
       http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/species-identification/?ar_a=1
       http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/plot-study-observations/?ar_a=1
       http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/protecting-the-mariana-trench/?ar_a=1
       http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/marine-food-chains-and-biodiversity/?ar_a=1

    Biodiversity Counts Grades 6-12 - American Museum of Natural History
       http://www.amnh.org/explore/curriculum-collections/biodiversity-counts
       More http://www.amnh.org/content/search?SearchText=biodiversity+counts&x=24&y=15

    School of Forest Resources Wildlife Lesson Plans
       http://sfr.psu.edu/youth/sftrc/lesson-plans/wildlife

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This page was developed by Kathi Mitchell
and was last updated on February 11, 2019

 

         http://orgs.unca.edu/tulula/biodiversity.html

      Graphics at top of page - http://www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/publications/stickers2001.html