Habitat Fragmentation: Effects, Definition & Causes

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Wildlife corridors are

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1. The leading cause of habitat fragmentation is

2. Which is NOT a negative effect of habitat fragmentation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many causes and negative effects of habitat fragmentation. This quiz/worksheet duo will help test your understanding of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Definition of wildlife corridors
  • Non-reason why species are more likely to go extinct because of fragmented habitats
  • Leading cause of habitat fragmentation
  • Definition of fragmented habitats

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related habitat fragmentation lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of human activities in connection with habitat fragmentation
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as wildlife corridors
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the negative effects of fragmented habitats

Additional Learning

To learn more about habitat fragmentation, review the corresponding lesson on Habitat Fragmentation: Effects, Definition & Causes. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Introduces the concept of fragmented habitats
  • Provides the causes of habitat fragmentation
  • Explains the edge effect
  • Explores the role of wildlife corridors as a solution to save habitats
  • Discusses how fragmented habitats can lead to endangered species
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