Saving the Southern Resident Killer Whales - Project-Based Learning Unit
This unit will engage your middle schoolers in authentic Southern Resident science and stewardship while building key success skills and meeting targeted NGSS and state sustainability standards. Through interdisciplinary research, discussions, and projects, students will understand:
- How Southern Residents are inextricably linked to the cultures, economies, and ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest.
- The major threats facing the Southern Residents.
- What individuals and collective groups can do to save this critically endangered species.
- When we protect the Southern Residents, people and the wider ecosystem benefit.