The resource shares the story of Dr. Goodall, a leader and ethologist who studied the behavior of Chimpanzees in Africa and the need to protect their habitat through a people-centered conservation approach. This resource is recommended for teaching.
English Language Arts
Reading: Informational Text (K-12)
3.RI.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
3.RI.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
4.RI.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
5.RI.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
8.RI.1 Analyze what the text says explicitly as well as inferentially; cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports the analysis.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
5.ESS3.1 Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth’s resources and environment.
LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
7.LS2.4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.
LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
8.LS4.2 Apply scientific ideas to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships.