Why are Sharks Endangered? - Lesson for Kids


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Why is it a problem that sharks are endangered?

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1. What is bycatch?

2. What is one of the most valuable parts of a shark?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these quiz and worksheet questions to make sure you know why sharks are endangered and why that's a problem. You will also be asked about major threats to sharks.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you'll review your knowledge of:

  • The most valuable parts of a shark
  • Bycatch
  • Ways beaches sometimes try to keep sharks away from swimmers

Skills Practiced

  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as bycatch
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what the most valuable part of a shark is
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about major threats to sharks and why it is bad that they are endangered

Additional Learning

Find out more about the threats to this marine creature by reading the lesson titled Why are Sharks Endangered? - Lesson for Kids. This lesson will explain:

  • Habitat destruction
  • Uses for shark teeth
  • Galeophobia