Engangered Species List

Species List

  1. Before you watch this story, make some predictions about what you think it will be about.

  2. As a class, discuss the issues raised in the Species List story.

  3. How many species have become extinct over the past 50 years?

    a. 432
    b. 632
    c. 832

  4. What does `the Red List’ tell us?
  5. What does it mean if an animal is extinct?
  6. If an animal is extinct in the wild, it means...
  7. About how many species are critically endangered?
  8. Give an example of an endangered species.
  9. What has caused so many species to be threatened?
  10. What can be done to stop more species becoming extinct?