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Do Now (5th Period)
Name two animals that are
currently extinct.
Do Now (6th and 7th Period)
Answer the closing questions on
Page 9 based on last week’s
presentation by Samantha from
New ...
Protecting China’s National Symbol
Huijun Han
Columbia University
Sustainability Around the World
Warm-up
• What do you think is the national symbol of
China?
What color is my country?
Enlarge the map of your continent.
Continue to Fun Facts
Culture Introduction
Family values are one of the most important values in China. Chinese
family loves get-togethers.
• Re...
Families get-togethers
• Special holidays: Lunar New Year, mid-autumn festival, etc.
Extinct Species
• What is extinction?
• In biology and ecology, extinction is the end of an organism or of a
group of orga...
Fun Facts
• The giant panda has been referred to as a living fossil, and its
contemporary species such as saber-toothed ti...
Fun Facts
What does the Panda Eat?
Although it is a carnivore, the panda’s diet is over
99% Bamboo
Fun Facts
• Where does the panda live?
• The giant panda lives in a few mountain ranges in central China,
mainly in Sichua...
A month later
Endangering Activity
1) Each person in a group will receive an identity.
2) Together, we will create a web.
3) Place your ...
Scenario 1
There were no laws in the
country with regards to hunting
pandas. Consequently, hunters
have killed pandas at a...
Scenario 2
The water in the
panda habitat
becomes polluted.
Solution
Environmental Protection Act (1989)
Water Pollution C...
Scenario 3
Panda fur has become very
fashionable and they are
being poached to fulfill the
demands of consumers.
Solution
...
Scenario 4
The land of the panda
habitat is being taken
over to build more living
space for the growing
population.
Soluti...
Closing Video
• The efforts of NGOs and NPOs.
Steps YOU Can Take
• Panda Cam
• WWF
• Zoos: San Diego Zoo, Zoo Atlanta, etc.
• Take a national history and cultural journ...
Closing
Answer the questions on Page 11 of your
passport.
Turn your passports in!
THANK YOU!
Sustainability - Panda Conservation in China
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Sustainability - Panda Conservation in China

  1. 1. Do Now (5th Period) Name two animals that are currently extinct.
  2. 2. Do Now (6th and 7th Period) Answer the closing questions on Page 9 based on last week’s presentation by Samantha from New Zealand.
  3. 3. Protecting China’s National Symbol Huijun Han Columbia University Sustainability Around the World
  4. 4. Warm-up • What do you think is the national symbol of China?
  5. 5. What color is my country?
  6. 6. Enlarge the map of your continent.
  7. 7. Continue to Fun Facts
  8. 8. Culture Introduction Family values are one of the most important values in China. Chinese family loves get-togethers. • Respect the old and cherish the young • Another example: Different from most of the western countries, young couple live with parents after their marriage. 552 BC-479 BC
  9. 9. Families get-togethers • Special holidays: Lunar New Year, mid-autumn festival, etc.
  10. 10. Extinct Species • What is extinction? • In biology and ecology, extinction is the end of an organism or of a group of organisms, normally a species. The moment of extinction is generally considered to be the death of the last individual of the species. • Differences between extinct species and endangered species: • Extinct species: The last individual has died. • Endangered species: Facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
  11. 11. Fun Facts • The giant panda has been referred to as a living fossil, and its contemporary species such as saber-toothed tiger and mammoth are already extinct.
  12. 12. Fun Facts What does the Panda Eat? Although it is a carnivore, the panda’s diet is over 99% Bamboo
  13. 13. Fun Facts • Where does the panda live? • The giant panda lives in a few mountain ranges in central China, mainly in Sichuan province, but also in the Shaanxi and Gansu provinces. A video later to show the real living environment of Panda! • How many pandas exist in the world? • The panda is a conservation reliant endangered species. A 2007 report shows 239 pandas living in captivity inside China and another 27 outside the country. One estimate shows that there are about 1,590 individuals living in the wild. • Reproduction: The giant panda produces the proportionally smallest baby of any placental mammal. When the cub is first born, it is pink, blind, and toothless.
  14. 14. A month later
  15. 15. Endangering Activity 1) Each person in a group will receive an identity. 2) Together, we will create a web. 3) Place your web on the table while we discuss various scenarios by group.
  16. 16. Scenario 1 There were no laws in the country with regards to hunting pandas. Consequently, hunters have killed pandas at a faster rate than pandas can reproduce . Solution Wildlife Protection Act (2004) Greater public awareness of panda’s protected status
  17. 17. Scenario 2 The water in the panda habitat becomes polluted. Solution Environmental Protection Act (1989) Water Pollution Control Act (2000)
  18. 18. Scenario 3 Panda fur has become very fashionable and they are being poached to fulfill the demands of consumers. Solution Wildlife Protection Act (2004) Campaigns of NGOs and NPOs
  19. 19. Scenario 4 The land of the panda habitat is being taken over to build more living space for the growing population. Solution Over 40 Panda Reserves in China Forest Law (1984)
  20. 20. Closing Video • The efforts of NGOs and NPOs.
  21. 21. Steps YOU Can Take • Panda Cam • WWF • Zoos: San Diego Zoo, Zoo Atlanta, etc. • Take a national history and cultural journey through China
  22. 22. Closing Answer the questions on Page 11 of your passport. Turn your passports in! THANK YOU!

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