Sub Plan - Fighting for Foxes


In order to help understand the complexity of the issues surrounding protecting endangered species, students read an article about the Channel Island fox published in the Smithsonian magazine in October 2004. They create and use food webs to better understand the reasons for the foxes decline. This is a superb follow up to the Food Webs activity.


Can recognize how habitat change affects the organisms living in that habitat.
Can understand the complexity involved in protecting endangered species.
Can create a food web.

Channel island fox
Channel island fox from the National Park Service website


Endangered species
Food web

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