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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.  For this wetlands lesson, 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 plan also has an interactive "Watershed Game"...
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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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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
Students 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
Students 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, students draw a picture...
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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
Young scholars 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
Pupils 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
Students investigate the reasons why wetlands are threatened especially by people. They study the wise use of water to preserve wetlands.
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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 instructional activity students play a game and complete a computer activity. 
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What's in Wetland Soil?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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.
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Wetland Plant Detectives

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify plants in the wetlands. In this plant detectives lesson, 6th graders complete a scavenger hunt on a local reserve, record observations, and respond in their journals. 
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Field Trip to the Watsonville Wetlands

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the differences between food webs and food chains.  In this wetland instructional activity students play a food web game and go on a scavenger hunt. 
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Introduction to Restoration Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore how pollution and invasive plants disrupt the ecosystem.  In this restoration instructional activity students list materials that pollute wetlands, how people can keep them clean and ways in which invasive plants...
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Where Do Birds Live? Cavity Nesters of the Watsonville Wetlands

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students compare and contrast primary and secondary cavity nesters. In this life science lesson, students explore the different types of nests that birds make. They play a team game to apply what they learned.