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Tennessee’s Invasive Species (Video)

Grade levels: 6th, Environmental Science, Ecology , Scientific Research

Topics: Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Human Impact

Languages: English

Interdisciplinary: No

Disciplinary Core Idea
LS2:  Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics 

Invasive species are a big problem in Tennessee’s ecosystems! In this video, join us to learn about four common invasive species in Tennessee: honeysuckle, privet, Emerald Ash Borer, and Asian Carp. We will also explore their economic, environmental, and social impacts in Tennessee. Finally, we will discuss some solutions to prevent, eradicate, or contain invasive species.

You will find our “Design Solutions to Invasive Species” lesson plan linked below.

Video captions available in English. 

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This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.