For upper Elementary through high school students:
Wildlife trade is the fourth largest global illegal trade after narcotics, counterfeiting, and human trafficking. Below you will find 3 activities for school age students. The material was designed as an activity guide because various facets of wildlife trade can be explored through basic science principles and social studies skills. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, students will gain a deeper understanding of the role wildlife play in the environment and how legal and illegal trade affects a species’ survival. These guides provide a hands-on, problem-solving activity which create the opportunity to learn about wildlife trade issues in an interactive and thought provoking manner.
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