Questions for When a species can’t stand the heat

By Science News for Students, 15:47 PM April 8, 2014

SCIENCE

 

Before reading:

 

1.    What is an invasive species, and what are some impacts that releasing such a species can have on other species native to an ecosystem?

 

2.    Rare or unusual species of plants, animals and other organisms are often found on islands. Why do you think that is?

 

During reading:

 

1.    Why is the tuatara unique among reptiles?

 

2.    How many orders of reptiles are there?

 

3.    What is so special about the tuatara’s teeth?

 

4.    What threat does global warming present to...

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