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Alien Invasion

Module Summary
Invasive species are having a huge influence on our surroundings. Not only are non-native species threatening agriculture and forests, they are also causing major impacts to several of our communities. Using hands-on activities that encompass the mechanisms in which invasive species are introduced, how they establish themselves and ways of prevention, students will become knowledgeable in how invasive species influence the environment around them. Activities will engage the students to understand the importance of conservation and how invading species could affect them personally.

Grade Levels

Module Materials (view or download)
Homeland Invasion
Crayfish Plague
Alien Fitness

Module Activity Overview Estimated Class Time
Homeland Invasion 1 (45 min) class
Crayfish Plague 1 (45 min) class
Alien Fitness 1 (45 min) class


Last updated: 3/10/2015