What Do You Know?
What is biodiversity?
A: the animals that live only in rain forests
B: the animal and plant species that live only in your backyard
C: the rich variety of life in every ecosystem on Earth
What is interdependence between species?
A: when two species need each other to survive
B: when two species don't want to live near each other
C: when young animals want to be more independent and live on their own
Why do we need biodiversity?
A: it gives us food to eat, water to drink, air to breathe, and much more.
B: it makes our world unique, and it makes us happy.
C: all of the above
Where can you find biodiversity?
A: in a puddle
B: in the desert
C: all of the above
What is an invasive species?
  Invasive Species
A: a species that protects its turf from others
B: a species that migrates from one place to another
C: a species that lands in a new place and upsets the natural balance
Which group has the largest number of species?
A: mammals
B: arthropods
C: plants
A whale is
A: a fish
B: a mammal
C: an amphibian
What is the Endangered Species Act?
A: a law that keeps small animals from getting eaten by bigger animals
B: a law that protects animals or plants that are in danger of going extinct
C: a law that protects plants from getting crushed by animals
Why is Madagascar a great place to study biodiversity?
A: Many of the plants and animals that live there can't be found anywhere else in the world.
B: It's so close to many other places with a lot of biodiversity, so you can get to them easily.
C: Many unusual birds fly to Madagascar from other places all year long.
What can you do to help save biodiversity?
A: reduce, reuse, recycle
B: plant trees, clean local rivers and parks, and protect habitats
C: all of the above
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