Media Constructions of the Environment: Endangered Species
High School through College - this kit covers a historical overview of American representations of endangered species from the slaughter of the American buffalo to Palm plantations in Sumatra. It compares conflicting constructions about human/animal relations, rainforest biodiversity, the Northern Rockiesâ€™ gray wolf, frogs and Atrazine. Students decode how the relationship of animals and humans has been portrayed and passed on from generation to generation.
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History of Endangered Species
Case Study -- Human/Animal Relations (Video) Lesson Plan
Case Study -- Human/Animal Relations (Video) Teacher Guide
Case Study -- Human/Animal Relations (Video) Student Worksheet
Earth and the American Dream Video Clip
Saving Species Video Clip
Keeping the Earth: Perspectives Video Clip
Northern Rockies Gray Wolf
Case Study -- Rainforest Biodiversity (Video) Lesson Plan
Case Study -- Rainforest Biodiversity (Video) Teacher Guide
Case Study -- Rainforest Biodiversity (Video) Student Workshet
Orangutan Video Clip
Living Together Video Clip
Malaysian Palm Oil Council Video Clip
Coming Soon: Orangutan Extinction Video Clip
Frogs and Atrazine