What is Extinction? - Lesson for Kids


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What is extinction?

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1. What is NOT true about extinction?

2. Draining wetlands to build new communities is an example of what cause of extinction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this study quiz and worksheet you can discover what you know about extinction. You'll be answering questions on key study points such as a definition of extinction and some facts about it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about:

  • A cause of extinction where wetlands are drained
  • Extinction caused by toxic chemicals soaking into the soil
  • A type of extinction caused by non-native rabbits being released into a habitat

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the extinction lesson
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what extinction means
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about causes of extinctions involving toxic chemicals and the draining of wetlands

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the subject from the lesson called What is Extinction? - Lesson for Kids. These areas of study will be covered:

  • Different types of plants and animals known as a species
  • Some causes of extinction
  • The way scientists discover if a species is extinct or not
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