Everglades, Florida Teacher Resources
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Activity 2: Disappearing Drainage - the Incredible Shrinking Everglades Watershed
Students examine drastic changes in Florida Everglades watershed, compare and contrast two watershed maps, discuss effects of addition of agriculture, loss of wetlands, and introduction of Water Conservation Areas, and predict condition of watershed in 2010.
7th - 9th Science
Human Impact on the Everglades Environment
Third graders research changes the Army Corps made in Everglades, focus on the human impact on the environment, design graphic organizers, summary statements, develop a Florida map of the Everglades region and give a presentation about what they learned.
The Everglades in Danger!
Young scholars are explained that the Florida Everglades are in danger. They explore the characteristics of the Florida Everglades. Students investigate about ways they can help protect the Florida Everglades. They are shown where Florida is on a world map.
3rd - 5th Science
Drawing Conclusions and Comparing/Contrasting - The Everglades
Students complete activities to compare, contrast, and draw conclusions for a lesson about the Florida Everglades. In this drawing conclusions lesson, students watch videos about a scientists study of pig frogs that live in the Florida Everglades and complete a note taking worksheet.
5th - 9th Science
Bioregion: Shark Valley Bicycle Ride
Students discuss the importance of the Everglades to the bioregion. In groups, they use the Internet to research the native types of flora and fauna and describe what happens when foreign flora and fauna enters the region. To end the lesson, they examine the effect of human development on the area.
Higher Ed Science
Managing the Everglades Ecosystem
High schoolers explore the Everglades ecosystem using the Internet. To develop a picture about conservation of resources in the context of the Everglades. Explore relationships between species and habitats. Develop an idea of how human beings have altered the equilibrium in the Everglades.
9th - 12th Science
Everglades National Park Animals
Students complete pre reading, writing, post reading activities for the book Everglades National Park Animals. For this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
The United States and Canada: Climate and Vegetation
Display U.S. and Canadian climate and vegetation through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about the geography of these regions, take notes, and answer 3 comprehension questions as they read the selection. A graphic organizer is provided for notes, however it seems students may be expected to copy it into a notebook, since it is quite small.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History