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Biological Invaders



This video explores the topic of invasive species. It looks specifically at the Brown Tree Snake and the efforts that are being made in Hawaii to stop it from damaging the local ecosystem.  This video illustrates how our modern day world has facilitated the unintentional transportation of species.

General Assessment

Recommendation of how and where to use it

This video would be well suited as an exploration on the subject of invasive species once the topic has already been introduced.  It could be used in a series with other videos to illustrate the variety of invasive species that exist and the issues they create.

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Themes Addressed

  • Ecosystems (3)

    • Endangered Species
    • Habitat Loss
    • Invasive Species