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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Conservation Status

Explore the world through Joel Sartore’s lens to learn about animal conservation.  Focusing on one organization’s ranking system, the IUCN Red List, we will examine the factors that go into determining conservation status and a few of the major threats to conservation.  

Learning Goals

Students will:

Learn about conservation status is

Get an introduction to the IUCN Red List.

Learn about the factors that go into determining conservation status

Learn about major threats to animal conservation

Using this Resource

Students and teacher will begin to understand the complex issue of conservation.

Students and teachers will be inspired to care about these animals.

Students and teachers will realize the choices they make can make a difference.  


Educational Programming

Created By

Jenn Fujii



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