More Lesson Plans – Marsh Restoration

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Green Infrastructure

History & Science

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Wetlands Concepts

The Fragile Fringe

This educator's guide "includes background information, suggested activities, glossary, references, and reading list. Activities can be demonstrated by the teacher or performed by students. Emphasis is on Gulf Coast wetlands."

Source: USGS

Wetland Ecosystems— Freshwater Marshes and Swamps

The objectives of this lesson plan include "for youth to distinguish different types of freshwater wetlands from other aquatic/marine ecosystems, identify the characteristics and functions of freshwater wetland ecosystems, name common and endangered plants and animals found in freshwater wetland ecosystem, identify the effects and impacts of the water cycle on freshwater wetlands," and more.

Source: University of Florida - IFAS Extension