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Grade 6-8

Biodiversity and Endangered Species: The Rainforest

by Ellie B. | Science

1 Lesson 5:30
  1. 1. The Ecological Importance of Biodiversity 5:30

Grade 6-8


NGSS Standards

About the course

"Examine the most biodiverse ecosystem in the world and consider how we can preserve its contents. Uncover the secrets of the rainforest and why human interference could lead to its demise. Test out these complications with your completed card game.

Explore the makeup of our diverse ecosystem including the relationship between endangered animals, bionics, and humankind."


Ecosystem Card Game Part 3


  • biodiversity
  • card game
  • ecosystem
  • energy flow
  • rainforest

Recommended Materials

Completed ecosystem aspect cards. Other previously mentioned materials optional.


Ellie (they/them) is a Brooklyn-based performer and teaching artist. Ellie graduated from NYU with a BFA in Drama with minors in Applied Theatre and Linguistics. Ellie is also an environmentalist and forager, and they strive to lead a low-waste lifestyle.

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