From facingthefuture.org, a free download of their famous teacher curriculum plans for a 1-2 week unit (86 pages!) on the plight of the snow leopard and conservation efforts. Normally $14.95.


Facing the Future | Curriculum Details


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Engaging Students in Conservation: Protecting the Endangered Snow Leopard is an interdisciplinary 1-2 week unit developed in collaboration with the Snow Leopard Trust. It includes five dynamic lessons and culminates with a service learning project. The unit is designed for 5-8th grade students in science and social studies. Though the lessons are designed as a comprehensive unit, each lesson can stand alone.

Engaging Students in Conservation: Protecting the Endangered Snow Leopard includes:

* Five hands-on lessons

* An introduction to snow leopards and their ecosystem
* An exploration of the human-wildlife conflicts that exist where people and snow leopards overlap
* Opportunities to develop 21st century skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, and global perspective
* An examination of community-based conservation
* A service learning project related to the protection of snow leopards in Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan