Save the Animals!. Endangered Animals Web Quest Fall 2007 Leah Oser Kimberly Stadelman. Introduction. You just started working at the Akron Zoo, and they have asked you to create a new exhibit for the spring!! You have been asked to research and
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You just started working at the
Akron Zoo, and they have asked you
to create a new exhibit for the spring!!
You have been asked to research and
present to the zoo planning committee
about the animals you would like to include
in this exhibit. Only…………..
Each day around the world,
there are countless animals that
are on their way to extinction.
Human activities are threatening the animal wildlife at alarming rates!!
Every 15 minutes an animal becomes extinct!!!
In order to create a popular new zoo exhibit, you must first know all about endangered animals!
1.First you will choose three of the
six endangered animals provided
and complete a short research
worksheet on each animal.
2.Second, you will take a survey to determine the most popular endangered animals You will use the data you collect to create a bar graph.
3. Third, you will chose one of the three animals and create a wanted poster sharing an illustration and information about why it is important to save this animal.
4. Finally, you will present your wanted poster and report to the zoo planning committee and the Wildlife Association of Ohio (your classmates).
Go to the following link and print out three of the animal report worksheets.
Choose 3of the following animals and click on the picture to find research on that animal.
Complete one animal
worksheet for each of the
three animals you choose.
Draw a simple illustration in
the top box of the worksheet
to help you visually remember
You will collect data from your co-workers (classmates) to find out which endangered animal is their favorite.
Go to the following link and print out the survey sheet and graph worksheet.
Endangered Animals Survey
* There are blank spaces available on the animal survey sheet that can be filled in in case a student wants to vote for an animal that is not already listed.
Create a bar graph!!!
On the horizontal line(x-axis) will be the names of the different animals.
On the vertical line (y-axis) will be the number of students who voted for each animal.
Complete the bar graph by adding the following:
~name ~animals ~title
~color ~numbers ~labels
The animals need your help though…. Keep up the good work!!
Your third activity will be to choose one of the animals that you have already researched in the first activity.
You will create a “Wanted” poster about your animal.
The poster will have an illustration or picture of the animal for your report.
The poster will also give important information about your animal.
Your poster will contain the following information:
1. WANTED sign with picture
2. Name of animal
3. Where animal lives
4. What the animal eats
5. Prey of the animal
6. How many are left
7. Why is it important to save this animal?
*The materials you need for this activity will be provided within the classroom.
You will need:
Glue/ Scissors optional
Poster Board/ Large paper
on the following pages.
You have completed your first job assignment here at the Akron Zoo!!
Best of luck on your exhibit!