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Biodiversity Pathway

Learning Objectives

Eco-Schools Biodiversity


  • Deepen student learning by incorporating a cross-curricular approach to addressing this pathway, including math, the language arts, the social studies, technology, engineering, and the arts.
  • Raise awareness about biodiversity and its essential role in the overall health of the planet, and specifically within and around the school community.
  • Investigate the native biodiversity of the school and surrounding community, including species classified as threatened or endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • Identify key aspects of local habitats and the local ecosystem that promote biodiversity.
  • Make connections between human actions and the level of biodiversity found within a habitat and/or ecosystem.
  • Improve the biodiversity found on school grounds.
  • Research and develop partnerships with local, regional, and/or state organizations to build relationships and support for your world.
  • Provide tools for ways to increase biodiversity at home, businesses, and throughout the community.

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