Biodiversity for Kids  

Biodiversity explained plus activities, interviews, and webpages
   http://www.nrel.colostate.edu/projects/iboy/kids/kids.html

   
Biodiversity facts and information in a chart
  
http://www.nrel.colostate.edu/projects/iboy/kids/earth.html

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 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 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 AMNH - http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/biodiversity

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.nrel.colostate.edu/projects/iboy/kids/bio_info.html
                http://www.nwf.org/Eco-Schools-USA/Become-an-Eco-School/Pathways/Biodiversity/Facts.aspx
                     


Lessons for Teachers to Use: 

Lessons from Australia to download
  http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/edresources/TeachersKitBiodiversity.htm

Biodiversity activities and map from Australia
  http://www.handytray.com.au/science.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
                             http://education.nationalgeographic.com/archive/xpeditions/lessons/08/g68/preserve.html?ar_a=1
                             http://www.bgci.org/canada/edu_act/

Biodiversity from FWS - www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Teacher%20treasure%20chests.doc

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

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

       National Geographic Society Biodiversity - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/topics/biodiversity/?ar_a=1
       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/archive/xpeditions/lessons/08/g68/noaabiodiversity.html?ar_a=1
       http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/activity/marine-food-chains-and-biodiversity/?ar_a=1
      

      
Another series of activities -
     
 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/radiox/classroom.html

       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

       Looking for Biodiversity - http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/looking-for-biodiversity.cfm


 

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This page was developed by Kathi Mitchell
and was last updated on January 20, 2016

 

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