Everglades, Florida Teacher Resources
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Students complete pre reading, writing, during reading, and interdisciplinary activities for the book Everglades Forever. In this reading lesson plan, students complete journal entries, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
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.
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. Students draw conclusions, read independently, and draw conclusions.
In this science and geography worksheet, students investigate the vocabulary pertaining to the ecosystem of the Everglades in South Florida. Students unscramble 9 words and find 12 words in a word search puzzle.
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.
Young scholars research Everglades National Park, Three Gorges Dam, Hoover Dam, Roaring 40s, and Mariana Trench. After reviewing the sites, they choose one to illustrate a postcard with an image on one side and a description of the site on the other.
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. Young scholars are asked what the Florida Everglades are and if they have ever been there?
Students research the Everglades. In this Everglades lesson, students select an animal or plant to research and work collaboratively in small groups to prepare a presentation.
A Hungry Cat Searches
Students listen to story Panther: Shadow of the Swamp, and examine how loss of habitat impacts panthers in the Everglades; students alphabetize names of plants and animals found in the Everglades by initial and second letter.
Everglades National Park Animals
Students complete pre reading, writing, post reading activities for the book Everglades National Park Animals. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Conservation Critters Anonymous
Students research information about the Florida Everglades and discuss why conservation efforts are important in its preservation.
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.
Animal Story: An Informational Narrative
Young scholars use the computer to research information and publish creative narrative stories about the life of a specific Everglades animal. This instructional activity uses many educational, computer programs including the iLife suite, publishing software, and word processing programs.
In this wetlands worksheet, students will research and answer 11 questions about the Florida Everglades. Students will create a report.
Activity 2: Disappearing Drainage - the Incredible Shrinking Everglades Watershed
Learners 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.
Endangered Species- Florida Panther
Students investigate the concept of the conservation of the Florida Panther and examine the effects of the Everglades water restoration project. They conduct a web based activity that includes the following: Listing what they know, finding more information, and writing reflectively form the new information.
Parasite Development and Life Cycle
If you are new to teaching agriculture classes, this outline may be helpful when you are preparing a lecture on parasites in livestock. In addition to lecturing on this topic, the lesson plan suggests that learners research the life cycle of a parasite. You will need to add a PowerPoint or some images to your lecture and a detailed set of requirements for the research assignment.
Can your students recognize the Everglades? Test their knowledge with this puzzling PowerPoint. A photo of the Everglades is slowly uncovered as you flip through the slides. Tip: Use this as a hook prior to a new lesson!
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Learners explore Marjory Stoneman Douglas and her contribution to the ecosystems and National Parks.
Students explore the Southeast Woodland region and culture of the Seminole Indians using video, art projects, books, maps and discussion.