Nature Lab

What is an endemic species?

Endemic species: Plants or animals that occur (are found) only in a restricted location (an area with limited geographic boundaries). Watch this video to learn more! Examples of endemic species featured in the video: Blue-billed curassow, found only in Colombia Caquetá titi monkey, found only…

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Hi, I’m a wagtail

Our friends at Mongabay India have created this fantastic video, all about a little bird called the grey wagtail.  In winter this migratory bird flies from the upper Himalayas to warmer areas, like Valparai in south India. That’s a big journey! Click below to learn more…

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What is conservation? [Grade 2]

This article is part of a four-part series on biodiversity consisting of the following articles: Biodiversity Deforestation Palm Oil Conservation (this article) Each has been taken from the Mongabay main site and adapted to meet 3rd grade science standards and 2nd grade reading standards. Ideally,…

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What is palm oil? [Grade 2]

This article is part of a four-part series on biodiversity consisting of the following articles: Biodiversity Deforestation Palm Oil (this article) Conservation Each has been taken from the Mongabay main site and adapted to meet 3rd grade science standards and 2nd grade reading standards. Ideally,…

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