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127 resources with the keyterm wetlands

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Wetlands in a Pan

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the wetlands to discover its benefits in removing pollutants in the water.  In this wetlands lesson plan, 5th graders discuss how stormwater wetlands are created to purify water. Students test the water.
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Wild and Wetlands

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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"...
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Secret Services

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
An amazing lesson on different types of "services" that organisms play within an ecosystem is here for your young ecologists. Learners take part in five simulations which illustrate one of these services. This 19-page plan has many...
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A Look at Tidal Wetlands

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a comprehensive and lengthy presentation on tidal wetlands. Many photos of grasses and the animals that live among them are included, making this a virtual field trip. The progression of the presentation is as if you would walk...
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Biomes : Wetlands

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Can you guess which biome used to be considered useless? Because of our ignorance, we destroyed it for development and agricultural purposes. Wetlands were viewed as wastelands until recently, when preservationists started to realize the...
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Hydrology of the New Orleans Region

For Teachers 5th - 12th
While visiting websites and viewing video clips, inquisitors gain an understanding of hydrology and its contribution to developing wetlands. Using the FieldScope tool (a link is provided), they explore the New Orleans area and relate...
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Why Are Wetlands Important?

For Students 3rd - 4th
After reading a short blurb on the value of wetlands, young biologists write down three reasons why this type of environment is so important and beneficial. Then, they do a little research, and list three plants and animals that live in...
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Water Filtration

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As an example of nature's water filtering system, young ecologists conduct an experiment in the lab. They construct a funnel out of a plastic bottle, fill it with specified layers of materials that simulate layers of soil, then run muddy...
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Wetlands Are Wonderful

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the characteristics of wetlands. They are introduced to terms and different examples of wetlands. The hands-on activity reinforces the different parts of the wetlands, and provides a working model of a wetland.
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Mallard's Wetland Olympics

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students observe plants and animals of a wetland and then compare their ability to move with different animals by undertaking the exercises on a downloadable page.
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Bird Airport Control

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars visit a local wetland and record observations of waterfowl on downloadable worksheets. They compile class data and list similarities and differences among species of birds observed.
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Impervious Surfaces

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars comprehend impervious surfaces. They recognize the problems caused by impervous surfaces. Students observe how land use can influence impervious surfaces. They chose four of the seven basic land surface, young scholars...
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Introduction to Watsonville Wetlands

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify the different plants and animals found in wetlands, your class will explain the importance of wetland ecosystem and locate the different wetlands in their area.
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Pond Ecology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A lab activity is a great way to incite thoughtful questioning and scientific processes. Pupils will collect organisms with a Petri dish, make observations, sketch the organism, ask questions, then attempt to identify the specimen...
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Wetlands - Pond Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Observe a pond's tiniest life forms. Zoom in on Daphnia, also called water fleas, a type of crustacean that often dwells on the pond floor.
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Making Choices, Setting Goals

For Teachers K - 12th
Students compare wetland functions and values, and select those to be incorporated in the planned wetland. They formulate goals for the project as they model decision-making skills.
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A Tale of Two Wetlands

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students observe 2 separate wetlands (following downloadable worksheets) and record 10 similarities and 10 differences between them. Then they present their recommendations to the class who roleplay the government's wetland conservation...
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Wet World in Danger

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars investigate the reasons why wetlands are threatened especially by people. They study the wise use of water to preserve wetlands.
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Sedges

For Students 4th
For young biologists who are studying wetland environments, this word search would be useful. In it, they identify ten different types of sedge species that are commonly found in wetlands. Additionally, they must choose one of the...
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My Favorite Animals and the Biomes in Which They Live

For Teachers 4th
Animal and habitat research projects are fun for kids and employ a variety of foundational skills. Use this learner-created presentation as an example of the type of final project your fourth graders can produce. This project contains...
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Wetlands Field Trip

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders used aquatic nets and other equipment to sample organisms in the lake -made plaster casts of footprints found around the edges of the lake -used reference materials to identify all organisms collected -filled out an...
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Business Responsibility to Wetlands

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss the responsibilities of businesses to protect local wetlands. In groups, they participate in numerous activities and create a model of a wetland to discover how it functions. They are given a quiz to end the lesson.
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Next Stop, the Watsonville Wetlands

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study bird migrations and the importance of wetlands.  In this migration lesson students play a game and complete a computer activity. 
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What's in Wetland Soil?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the organic and inorganic components of soil. In this environmental science lesson, students identify the factors that influence soil formation. They collect soil samples, conduct tests, and analyze the results.