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What a great classroom resource! The intention of this lesson is to show that real-world math can and should be applied to the community in which your students reside. The class relates properties of equations to solving for species found in the wetlands by converting and rewriting systems of equations using graphing, substitution, and matrices.
Students study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison lesson, students examine the wetlands to discover the relationships that exist between the animals that live there. They participate in group activities and discussions and also complete independent journal entries. This lesson includes worksheets, vocabulary, and resource information.
Students identify the different functions of a wetland system and why the system is important to the St. Mary's River ecosystem and the environment. They play a migration game and write a journal about the salt marsh periwinkle and how wetlands and marshes are important to its survival.
I love lessons that cross the curicullum! Here is a terrific lesson on the wetland environments found in Louisiana that incorporates environmental studies with math, visual art, and language arts. Students create pieces of work that include an acrostic poem, a graph, some hand-drawn pictures, and a written essay explaining why the wetlands of Louisiana should be protected. An excellent lesson!
Upper graders identify the major characteristics of a wetland. They explore the human factors that change a wetland and write a descriptive paragraph about wetlands. This comprehensive lesson also has an interactive "Watershed Game" embedded in it, along with many other extension activities that should make this a meaningful and enjoyable learning experience.