BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|Invasive Species of New York State
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|Grade: 9th Grade
Class: Living Environment
|NYS Content Area Standard:
Math, Science & Technology:
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
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|Keywords: invasive species, brochure|
|Investigative Question or Issue: What are the issues involving Invasive Species in New York State?|
After completing research, students will create a bi-fold brochure that will demonstrate the important aspects of Invasive Species in New York State for someone that does not have any knowledge of the species. Each member of the group will be required to find an article in the library about the Invasive Species, read it and use it as a resource for the final brochure. The title page (including the abstract) of each article needs to be copied and handed in with the brochure.
A paper copy of the brochure needs to be completed and approved before the brochure is started in Microsoft Publisher or a similar application.
Each member of the group will be required to complete a notes page from the computer for any information obtained from the internet – the notes page needs to be submitted to the drop box by ____________________.
Each group will present their research to the class on _______________________
The brochures from each class will be judged by a faculty panel seeking the best brochures – only one of each species will be selected….be sure to do your best to win the competition!!
Project supported in part by the New York State Museum Biodiversity Research Institute
Product: Bi-fold Brochure
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