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Biodiversity in a Wetland Ecosystem
Online activities make learning about wetland biodiversity interactive! First, ecologists navigate through National Geographic's 56-page "GeoStory" about US wetland ecosystems. They use the FieldScope tool to investigate the Barataria Preserve in Louisiana and predict where assigned species might make their homes.
5th - 12th Science 28 Views 36 Downloads
Wetland Food Webs
Students study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison instructional activity, 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.
6th - 8th Science 19 Views 162 Downloads
Watersheds and Wetlands
Students discuss the idea of a watershed. They build models of watersheds using paper and observe what happens to their models when it "rains". In addition, they build a second watershed to compare watersheds with wetlands to those without.
4th - 9th Science 4 Views 42 Downloads
Wetlands and Saltmarshes
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.
4th - 6th Science 4 Views 14 Downloads
Young scholars construct and observe a model of two different types of wetlands. In this wetlands lesson, students create a model of a wetland with constant drainage and a wetland that maintains a well-saturated soil. Young scholars observe and record changes in soil, plant life, water level and animal life over the course of two weeks.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Wetlands Are Wonderlands!
Students explore the wetlands. They participate in numerous activities to explore food chains, food webs, and energy in the ecosystem. Students read stories, sing songs, visit specified websites, and participate in games to discover relationships among a community of living things.
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Watersheds and Wetlands
Students investigate watersheds and wetlands. For this watersheds and wetlands lesson, students complete a 17 step lesson plan to build a watershed. Students then complete another 9 step lesson to build a watershed with wetlands and compare the wetland watershed to the non-wetland watershed.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Sarita Wetland Restoration
Students collaborate on the plannng and implementation of the Sarita Wetland Restoration. The Sarita Wetland is the remnant of former Lake Sarita that was drained in the early 1900's. The goal of the entire project is to improve water quality and wildlife habitat and use the wetland area for education and research.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Fifth graders describe a wetland habitat and its components. They provide, in writing, at least one example of a wetland food chain, relate wetlands to ecological functions, and relate the importance of wetland functions to their own needs and daily lives.
5th Science 3 Views 30 Downloads
Wild and Wetlands
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.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 6 Views 35 Downloads
Red Tail Ridge Wetland Study Project
Fifth graders use a real life scenario of the wetlands to gather information on creatures of the habitat. In this wetlands activity, 5th graders research the interdependence of organisms in a healthy habitat. Students collected samples and photographs in groups on field trips.
5th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Fourth graders learn what a wetland is, where they can be found, and what types of plants, animals and characteristic are associated with the wetlands. They also participate in an activity to explore and enhance their knowledge of specific animals, plants, and characteristics that are found in the wetlands.
4th Science 7 Views 41 Downloads