Why Preserve Biodiversity?

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  • Jul 23 2010 11:30 AM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this lesson, students discuss the importance of maintaining ecosystems and find out about the various arguments that people make in favor of preserving the Earth's biodiversity. They write essays in which they explain what they feel are the most compelling reasons for preserving biodiversity and also describe the arguments they think would be most likely to convince the general public that biodiversity should be preserved.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Ecology & Ecosystems, Geography, Life Sciences, Science, History-Social Science

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