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130 resources with the keyterm wetlands

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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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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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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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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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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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Water Plants

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students examine the plants and animals that make their home in wetlands. While observing, they make sketches of the ones they see with a pencil. To end the lesson, they use watercolors to paint their flowers and animals at the local...
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Next Stop, the Watsonville Wetlands

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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
Students examine the organic and inorganic components of soil. In this environmental science lesson plan, students identify the factors that influence soil formation. They collect soil samples, conduct tests, and analyze the results.
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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 lesson students play a food web game and go on a scavenger hunt. 
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Introduction to Restoration Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore how pollution and invasive plants disrupt the ecosystem.  In this restoration lesson students list materials that pollute wetlands, how people can keep them clean and ways in which invasive plants establish. 
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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.
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Wetland Food Webs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison lesson plan, students examine the wetlands to discover the relationships that exist between the animals that live there. They participate in group...
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Ecology Vocabulary Exercise: Wetlands

For Students 7th - 8th
In this ecology vocabulary exercise:  wetlands instructional activity, students read the definitions of 8 words, then categorize a species found in a wetland in their region.  This page has numerous links to helpful web resources.
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Wetlands A - Z Book

For Students 4th - 8th
In this wetlands activity, students follow directions on how to make an online a - z book about the wetlands. Students follow 5 sets of directions.
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Ecological Dilemmas in Wetlands

For Students 7th - 8th
In this ecological dilemmas in wetlands instructional activity, students select a topic, use  the links to websites for research, describe the topic, explain its impact on wetlands, identify alternatives and decide on possible changes.  ...
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Waterdrops Wetlands Issue

For Students 6th - 8th
In this environment worksheet, students participate in a number of activities concerning the wetlands of Florida. This includes an experiment.
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Storm That Drowned a City

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use a map to locate New Orleans and watch a video on the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. As a class, they watch a demonstration on how a wetland can reduce the impact of a hurricane. In groups, they perform their own...
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Katrina Case Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the impact natural events have on the environment, specifically the wetlands. They view a video about the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Delta and answer discussion questions.
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Environment: The River Classroom

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders engage in hands-on experiments and activities dealing with rivers and greenways. They also observe lectures and demonstrations by experts in water and river restoration. Students and teachers participate in canoe trips...
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Wetlands

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Wetlands may not sound particularly ornate, but they are as important as any habitat! With a hands-on activity, young scientists build a wetland model and observe its many functions in action. They discover the importance of wetlands to...