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Endangered Animals

Endangered Animals. Close to Extinction. Sarah Hoover EDCI 270. Endangered. Audience. 4 th Graders Middle Class Suburban Community. Learning Environment. Students will work individually or in groups of 2 They will work at a computer with speakers in a computer lab. Objectives.

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Endangered Animals

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  1. Endangered Animals Close to Extinction Sarah Hoover EDCI 270 Endangered

  2. Audience • 4th Graders • Middle Class Suburban Community

  3. Learning Environment • Students will work individually or in groups of 2 • They will work at a computer with speakers in a computer lab.

  4. Objectives • Given a power point the students will learn about animals that have become endangered. • They will learn the causes and what they can do to prevent it. • The class will identify which species are endangered or not. • There will be a quiz where the student will at least get 80% accuracy.

  5. Orientation • Due to certain issues animals are becoming endangered. • Over time animals that are endangered are also becoming extinct. • You’ll learn about different species and how they are becoming endangered. • There will be a quiz at the end so PAY ATTENTION!!!

  6. Your Guide • Next Slide • Previous Slide • Home • Quiz • Review Endangered Endangered

  7. Giant Panda Ailuropodamelanoleuca Description: • A black and white bear with black fur on it’s ears. • It has black patches over eyes, legs, muzzle. • They have thick coat to keep them warm in it’s habitat and also acts as camouflage. • The bear weighs up to 250 pounds and is the size of a black bear. • They tend to live for 28-35 years. Endangered

  8. Giant Panda Ailuropodamelanoleuca Habitat: • Broadleaf and coniferous forests at elevations of 5,000 to 10,000 ft. • Torrential rains or dense mist throughout the year characterizes these forests, often shrouded in heavy clouds. Endangered

  9. Giant Panda Ailuropodamelanoleuca Food Source: • Panda’s mostly eat bamboo. • They also eat grass, small rodents, or musk deer fawns. Endangered

  10. Giant Panda Ailuropodamelanoleuca Reason For Becoming Endangered: • They are threatened by constant habitat loss. • Hunted for fur • Have a low birth rate Endangered

  11. Gray Wolf Canis lupus Description: • Largest member of the canine family. • Colors of fur range from gray to black to all white. • Wolves live 7-8 years and weigh 55-130 pounds. • They communicate through barks, whines, and howling. Endangered

  12. Gray Wolf Canis lupus Habitat: • Wolves live all over the world in different areas such as: • Arctic • Timber • Tundra Endangered

  13. Gray Wolf Canis lupus Food Source: • Large hoofed animals like deer, elk, moose, and caribou. • They also eat rabbit and beaver. • Wolves are scavengers and usually eat animals that are dead. Endangered

  14. Gray Wolf Canis lupus Reason For Becoming Endangered: • They are hunted due to killing livestock. • Loss of habitat • Hunted for fur • Human’s fear and misunderstanding of the species. Endangered

  15. Burrowing Owl Athenecunicularia Description: • The owl got its name from the habit of living in underground burrows. • They are covered in brown spotted feathers and have long legs. • The owl has distinctive white eye brows above its yellow eyes. • It is one of the smallest owls in North America. • They live up to 8 ½ years and weigh 6 ounces. • Both female and male look alike. Endangered

  16. Burrowing Owl Athenecunicularia Habitat: • Open dry grasslands • Agricultural and range lands • Desert habitats often associated with burrowing animals. Endangered

  17. Burrowing Owl Athenecunicularia Food Source: • Small mammals • Insects • Amphibians • Reptiles • Other birds Endangered

  18. Burrowing Owl Athenecunicularia Reason For Becoming Endangered: • Habitat destruction • Agricultural pesticides • Predators Endangered

  19. Black-Footed Ferret Black-Footed Ferret Mustelanigripes • Description: • A member of the weasel family. • Only native ferret in North America. • It has a tan body with black legs and feet, a black tip on the tail and a black mask. • It has short legs with large front paws and claws developed for digging. • Its large skull and strong jaw and teeth are adapted for eating meat. • Their live 3-4 years in wildlife and 8-9 years in captivity. And weigh 1.5-2.5 pounds. Endangered

  20. Black-Footed Ferret Mustelanigripes Habitat: • Live in Great Plains in prairie dog burrows. Endangered

  21. Black-Footed Ferret Mustelanigripes Food Source: • Mostly they eat prairie dogs. • They also eat birds, ground squirrels, small rodents, and rabbits. Endangered

  22. Black-Footed Ferret Mustelanigripes Reason For Becoming Endangered: • Habitat destruction • Poisoning • Shooting • Loss of prey • Exotic disease (Sylvatic plague) Endangered

  23. Ocelot Leoparduspardalis Description: • They range in color from light yellow to reddish gray, with dark spots and stripes. • They have dark stripes on their cheeks and their tailed have rings of dark fur. • Live up to 20 years in captivity and 7-10 years in the wild. • Weigh between 20-25 pounds • They use their tail for balance Endangered

  24. Ocelot Leoparduspardalis Habitat: • Live in a variety of habitats. • They range from mangrove forests, coastal marshes, savannah grasslands, pastures, thorn scrub and tropical forests. • All of these habitats provide only live in areas with dense vegetative cover. Endangered

  25. Ocelot Leoparduspardalis Food Source: • Rodents • Rabbits • Young deer • Birds • Snakes • Fish Endangered

  26. Ocelot Leoparduspardalis Reason For Becoming Endangered: • Habitat destruction for agriculture. • Hunting for their fur • Pet trade Endangered

  27. Endangered or not endangered??? • There will be an picture of an animal shown. • You need to decide whether the animals is endangered or not endangered. • You’ll click endangered or not endangered. • If you guess wrong then you get to try again. Endangered

  28. Endangered or Not endangered??? River Otter Endangered Not Endangered

  29. CORRECT!!! Good Job!!!

  30. Sorry Please Try Again

  31. Endangered or not endangered??? Gray Wolf Endangered Not Endangered

  32. Correct!!! Good Job!!!

  33. Sorry Please Try Again

  34. Endangered or not endangered??? Caribou Endangered Not Endangered

  35. Correct Good Job!!!

  36. Sorry Please Try Again

  37. Endangered or not endangered??? Bengal Tiger Endangered Not Endangered

  38. Correct!!! Good Job!!!

  39. Sorry Please Try Again

  40. Endangered or Not Endangered??? Endangered Not Endangered

  41. Correct!!! Good Job!!!

  42. Sorry Please Try Again

  43. Review • You have now identified if a animal is endangered or not. • It is time to review what you have learned. • Go back through the facts and animals. • Click the endangered button to go back and review. Endangered Endangered

  44. QUIZ TIME!!! • It is now time to put you to the test and see what you have learned. • There will be 10 questions. • I hope you went through the review. • GOOD LUCK!!! Endangered

  45. Question 1 What causes animals to become extinct? A Natural Disasters B Loss of Habitat C Ice Age

  46. Correct!!!

  47. Sorry Please Try Again

  48. Question 2 What is the lifespan of the Giant Panda? A 10-20 years B 25-35 years C 28-35 years

  49. Correct!!!

  50. Sorry Please Try Again

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