10 - 70 mins.
You will need:
- Build knowledge in biodiversity as it relates to environmental health, food production, habitat, and species health
- Hone skills to understand and interpret expert opinions, explore critical thinking, and appreciate the roles of culture and history in the stewardship of nature
Key Terms + Conditions
- Nature and domestic species
- Conservation recovery strategies
- Forest structure
- Environmental health
- Food production
- Biodiversity and culture
Top tips for Instructors
The videos are an excellent way to start student’s thinking about how the food we consume can have an impact on biodiversity.
Agroforestry is an important concept and can benefit biodiversity, but does not replace protected areas kept wild for biodiversity.
The phenomenal image and dataplay are useful for deepening and testing student understanding following viewing videos.
“Made in the Shade,” an excerpt from Katie Fallon’s book Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird is available for supplemental reading.