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Name: _______________________________ Date: _____________________

Scavenger hunt at the ROM!

Starting Point: The Rhino at the entrance of the Schad Gallery of Biodiversity

Exhibits: ​To the ​RIGHT​​ of the rhino, look up at the titles of the displays and complete the sentence.
Answer questions about each display.

Complete the title Answer the following


Cattle ranching and agriculture… How many mammals take part in the overland
migration on Africa’s Serengeti Plain?

Overfishing is… What happens when population of large


predatory sharks are in decline?

Global climate change is… What animal from the tundra goes through
population boom and bust cycles?

Increasing levels of CO​2… What is a fact that interests you from this
exhibit?

Large projection on the wall about global statistics: ​Watch the projection and note down something
that surprises you or a new fact that you learned.

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Exhibits: ​To the ​LEFT​​ of the rhino, look up at the titles of the displays and complete the sentence.
Write down something that interests you.

Complete the title Write down something that interests you


Invasive species…

Complete the title Write down something that interests you


Extracting natural resources…

Clearcutting…

Let’s look at the displays in the middle of the corridor.

Fill out this table.


Biodiversity Hotspots Biodiversity Coldspots
High or low biodiversity?
Why are they at risk?

A location example

Find the giant Leatherback Sea Turtle​​.

1. Why is it critically endangered? ___________________________________________________

2. What can we do to save this species? ______________________________________________

Let’s head to the ​Patrick and Barbara Keenan Family Gallery of Hands-on Biodiversity

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STOP at ​Ontario’s Tallgrass Prairies and Savannas.

Find out the following:

3. What are tallgrass prairies and savannas? ___________________________________________

4. Why are they endangered? ______________________________________________________

5. What does ‘species at risk’ mean?_________________________________________________

What does this category mean? Name an organism in each category


Special concern =

Threatened =

Endangered =

Extirpated =

Extinct =

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On the ​Tree of Life​​, find an example of each kingdom:


Kingdom Example

Find the ​Food Webs section.


What is the Owl food chain?

Pick a food chain that is not lit up and show it below.