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Science Bulletins, Educator Guide

Highways Block Bighorn Sheep

This Science Bulletin, Highways Block Bighorn Sheep, is based on the scientific research of Clinton Epps. He was interested in understanding if highways built to connect Los Angeles and Las Vegas might affect bighorn sheep populations.

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Lesson Plan

Highways Impact

This slideshow provides background information on the human motivation for building large highways in the region occupied by the bighorn sheep.

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Classroom Activity

Bringing the Stories Together

How mundane or ordinary aspects of daily life can lead to environmental issues by disrupting ecological function, in this case harming populations by disrupting habitats.