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1. Who decided to introduce Cane Toads into Australia?




2. What problem were Cane Toads supposed to address?




3. Make the following prediction:
     a. Do you think the cane toads were successful at addressing the problem
         they were introduced to fix?



       b. How do you think Cane Toads impacted the Australian ecosystem?




       c. How do you think Cane Toads impacted the flow of energy in the food
          community of Australia?




       d. How did the introduction of cane toads impact biotic and abiotic factors in
          an ecosystem?




       e. What do you think the effects of introducing Cane toads had on the
          Australian ecosystem?
       f. Is the introduction of Cane Toads into Australia a good example of an
          invasive or non-native species? Why or why not?




4. After watching the remainder of the film Cane Toads, reflect on your predictions.
   Were your predictions correct? If not, write the correct answer.
      a. Do you think the cane toads were successful at addressing the problem
          they were introduced to fix?



       b. How do you think Cane Toads impacted the Australian ecosystem?




       c. How do you think Cane Toads impacted the flow of energy in the food
          community of Australia?




       d. How did the introduction of cane toads impact biotic and abiotic factors in
          an ecosystem?




       e. What do you think the effects of introducing Cane toads had on the
          Australian ecosystem?




       f. Is the introduction of Cane Toads into Australia a good example of an
          invasive or non-native species? Why or why not?



5. Describe how this is an example of how humans can impact their environment.

				
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