Vocabulary for Describing Environmental Science and Biodiversity
Objective: The student will learn essential environmental science and biodiversity terms.
A. Introduce the topic of environmental science and biodiversity.
B. Explain the importance of learning vocabularly related to this subject.
A. Acquaculture – the cultivation of aquatic organisms for food.
B. Biodiversity – the variety of plants, animals, and microorganisms in a given area or ecosystem.
C. Climate Change – a long-term alteration of average atmospheric conditions, resulting in a shift in weather patterns.
D. Conservation – the protection and preservation of natural resources, natural habitats, and wildlife.
E. Ecology – the study of the interactions between living organisms and their environment.
F. Endanger Species – a species that is at risk of becoming extinct due to human activities.
G. Habitat – the natural environment of a particular species or organism.
H. Pollution – the introduction of contaminants into an environment that can cause adverse effects.
A. Have the student complete a fill-in-the-blank exercise using the terms from the lesson.
B. Write a paragraph using some of the terms from the lesson.
A. Summarize the importance of learning environmental science and biodiversity vocabulary.
B. Explain the relevance of the lesson.
- Introduced the topic of environmental science and biodiversity.
- Learned essential environmental science and biodiversity terms, such as aquaculture, biodiversity, climate change, conservation, ecology, endangered species, habitat, and pollution.
- Practiced using the terms through a fill-in-the-blank exercise and a paragraph.
- Summarized the importance of learning environmental science and biodiversity vocabulary.