Science Fair Projects World

Effects of Urbanization on Wildlife

Objective

Investigate how urbanization impacts local wildlife populations.

Materials

  • Field journal for observations
  • Camera (optional)
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Maps of urban and rural areas
  • Notebook for observations

Instructions

  1. Select urban and rural areas to observe wildlife activity.
  2. Visit each location regularly to observe and record the types and numbers of wildlife encountered.
  3. Document your findings in a field journal, noting the date, time, and weather conditions.
  4. Compare the wildlife activity between urban and rural areas.
  5. Analyze your findings to understand the impact of urbanization on local wildlife populations.
  6. Present your results in a report, highlighting any significant differences and potential reasons for them.