Students will research keystone animals and their impact on the environment. Students will choose one animal to support with a persuasive sticker. Students will design a sticker using digital tools to combine photos and their drawings.
Students will learn about different design principles through a graphic design project.
Students will learn about the importance and definition of keystone animals.
Students will analyze contemporary persuasive posters.
Introduce design principles through a graphic design project.
Present information on keystone animals’ roles in the environment and facilitate student research.
Facilitate a discussion about contemporary examples of persuasive posters.
Demonstrate how to use a digital tool (such as Adobe Photoshop or Pixlr) to design a sticker.
Teacher Prep Time
Student Studio Time
3 hours and 20 minutes
Supplies and Materials
Laptop or device
Sticker paper and printer (optional)
Analyze & Research
Research keystone animals. Choose one.
Reflect on the importance of keystone animals in their environment. Identify how humans impact keystone animal habitats.
Present information to the class.
Discuss persuasive poster examples. Analyze design, font, colors, and layout.
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