India's Endangered Tigers


Students research wild tigers that live on the Indian subcontinent. They contact conservationists via email to inquire about how tigers are protected around the world, and to learn some strategies for protecting wildlife in their own communities.

Grade Level:

5-8

Subject Matter:

Science

Curricular Uses:

Animal Behavior, Environmental Science



Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Gather information about tigers in India.
  • Interview naturalists and conservationists online.
  • Learn some ways to help protect endangered animals in their area.

    Use of Internet: Students will use the Internet to conduct Web research, ask questions of experts in the field, and contact legislators and public officials.

    This lesson was developed by Jordan Brown, wNetSchool Master Teacher, and was funded by The Louis Calder Foundation.
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