Objectives • Identify common wildlife species. • Understand why it is important not to litter. • Practice addition and bar graph creation.
Key Words Wildlife Litter Garbage or other waste from humans that is not correctly disposed of. Litter can be dangerous to native wildlife, and hurts the habitats where wild animals make their homes. • Animal species that live freely in a specific area or habitat.
1 Point Insect Honey Bee
1 Point Birds American Robin American Crow Northern Cardinal
1 Point Mammals Gray Squirrel Eastern Cottontail Rabbit
1 Point Litter Paper 1 month to degrade
2 Point Insect Dragon Fly
2 Point Birds Mallard Duck Canada Goose Red-Winged Blackbird
2 Point Mammal Fox Squirrel
2 Point Litter Plastic: About 50 years to degrade, but it can vary… Plastic Container: 50-80 years Plastic Pop Bottle: 450 years! Plastic Bag: 10-20 years
3 Point Insect Monarch Butterfly
3 Point Amphibian Bullfrog
3 Point Birds American Goldfinch Red-Tailed Hawk
3 Point Mammal White Tailed Deer Footprints
3 Point Litter Metal: About 100 years
5 Point Birds American Kestrel Great Blue Heron
5 Point Mammal Raccoon Footprints
5 Point Litter Styrofoam: Never Degrades!