1. Students come up with a class definition of biodiversity. (This should be a review from Grade 6)
2. Teacher can show video segment from the Gifts of the Earth video accompanying this Bundle of Dr. Stephen Lougheed explaining what biodiversity is.
3. Class Discussion (Formative Assessment):
- How can biodiversity be measured?
- Why is biodiversity important to maintain?
- What can be done to maintain biodiversity?
- What are common threats to biodiversity?