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Slithery trouble in the Everglades - Science in the News

Have you heard about the Burmese pythons that have invaded the Everglades in South Florida?  This is the theme of the latest Science in the New sights some of the efforts being undertaken to deal with it.

As with all Science in the Ne. The article presents the problem to students, shows why the invasion is happening, and highlws articles, the python story is rich with teaching opportunities. Students are challenged to know and use specific vocabulary associated with the article. They are also asked to identify key elements of the article, and to “think outside the box” to come up with their own solution to the python problem. Additionally, there are activities included to help students address the core issue; the impact of invasive species on natural habitats.

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