Endangered Animals

Endangered Animals


 To learn about endangered animals, their habitats and write a report about an endangered animal of your choice.

Karen Eckelbarger
Irvine Unified School District, Irvine, CA

URL: https://www.can-do.com/uci-webquests/1999-webquests

Resources Needed:
a computer linked to the internet

Your Task: 

We have been studying about endangered animals and their habitats.
          You know that the Siberian  Tiger is our school mascot.
          Click here to adopt your own Siberian Tiger and give him a name.

Click here to choose an endangered animal to do your report. Your report will include information about the size, habitat, behavior, what it eats, and predators.

Now you are going to visit Zeldy the Zany Zoo to design  an animal habitat.
      You will be working with a group and need to plan what job each person will do.
      Click here to start planning your habitat. 

Click here to make a word search puzzle with vocabulary about endangered

  animals and habitats. 

  Use the words from the vocabulary sheet. Some of these words may be: conservation,      

  ecosystem, endangered, extinct, migration,  habitat, erosion, pollution

     Print your completed word search. Be sure to write your name on it.  

A Few Internet Resources:

Email: keckelbarger@hotmail.com

Created August 9, 1999
Last Revised August 8, 2000

Teacher Notes

Suggested Grade Level:Grade 3

Science Content Standards:

California Science Content Standards
Grade 3, Life Science, 3. Adaptations in physical structure or behavior may improve an organism's chance for survival.   As a basis for understanding this concept, students need to know: a, b, c, d, e

S.C.O.R.E. Lessons Standards Search by Grade and Subject
S.C.O.R.E.  Standards and Framework
California Content Standards Grades K-12
California Content Standards Grades K-12 - Science -PDF Format

Background: Students will need to have an understanding of plant and animal habitats, the environment, and  endangered species.


Interpreting data, making inferences,  making predictions, taking notes, writing reports
Computer literacy
Effective use of Internet resources


Report on an Endangered Animal, completed word search, teacher observation, peer evaluation 


Student created web page, field trip to the WayStation in Tarzana.  Click here for information about the Waystation.