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 4 activities for school age students related to this topic. The material was designed to explore various facets of wildlife trade through engaging activities that utilize 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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