Wetlands for Kids:

Missouri Botanical Gardens  - http://mbgnet.mobot.org/fresh/wetlands/index.htm

                               What's a Wetland?  - https://kids.kiddle.co/Wetland

                                                        Marsh and Shrub Wetlands - https://extension.unh.edu/resource/marsh-and-shrub-wetlands

                               EPA:
                                  
About Wetlands -
https://www.epa.gov/wetlands
                                       Fact Sheets - http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/outreach/facts_contents.cfm
                                   Types of Wetlands - https://www.epa.gov/wetlands/classification-and-types-wetlands#marshes       
                                                                              Activities and Lessons - https://www.epa.gov/wetlands/wetlands-education-students-and-teachers
                                                                              Wetlands Month - https://www.epa.gov/wetlands/may-american-wetlands-month
                                   Wetlands Crossword Puzzle - http://water.epa.gov/learn/resources/upload/2008_12_08_learn_crossword.pdf
                                  
Word Search - http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/outreach/upload/2004_10_25_wetlands_pdf_wrdsrch.pdf
                                   EPA Wetland Education Activities - http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/outreach/education_index.cfm
                                                                      http://www.epa.gov/wetlands/wetlands-education#tt

What Makes a Wetland A Wetland? - http://www.nwf.org/~/media/PDFs/Eco-schools/WhatMakesaWetlandaWetland-2.ashx

Wetlands for Teachers and Students -
http://www.cln.org/themes/wetlands.html  

Types of Wetlands - https://study.com/academy/lesson/what-are-wetlands-definition-types-quiz.html
                      https://arattlinblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/science-discussion-types-of-wetlands/                  
 
Idaho Public TV - https://sciencetrek.org/sciencetrek/topics/wetlands/

Wetlands info and games from Iowa - http://www.ag.iastate.edu/centers/iawetlands/About.html
   Download Wetlands, Wildlife, and You (free) https://store.extension.iastate.edu/Product/Wetlands-Wildlife-and-You

42explore - http://www.42explore.com/wetland.htm

Learn about wetland vocabulary:
   https://utmsi.utexas.edu/images/MSI/station_04_wetland_vocabulary.pdf
   https://www.teachstarter.com/vocabulary-list/wetland-vocabulary/

   http://gradefive.mrpolsky.com/ewExternalFiles/Wetland%20Ecosystems%20Vocabulary.pdf
  
http://www.mrsoshouse.com/enviro02/ecologywetland.html
  
http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/36162
   https://medwet.org/aboutwetlands/wetland-terminology/

Wetlands Scavenger Hunts      
      http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/education/pdfs/DiscoverWetlandsIIII.pdf
     
https://kathimitchell.com/wetlandsscavengerhunt.htm

          https://www.heckrodtnaturecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Discover-Wetland-Scavenger-Hunt.pdf

Wetland Plants - https://newp.com/catalog/herbaceous/
                  https://www.des.nh.gov/resource-center/publications?keys=wetland+plants&purpose=&subcategory=
                  https://www.eekwi.org/wetland-plants
                  https://amongthestatelytrees.wordpress.com/2013/04/16/the-top-75-wetland-plants/                      

Wetlands 101 - https://wetland.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Test-Your-Wetland-Knowledge.pdf

Indiana office of Water Quality info about wetlands
 What Are - http://www.in.gov/idem/wetlands/2336.htm
 Importance of - http://www.in.gov/idem/wetlands/2335.htm

Wetlands Data Mapper - https://www.fws.gov/wetlands/data/mapper.html


Wetlands for Teachers: 


Background info about the Everglades for teachers - http://www.evergladesrestoration.gov/
Everglades curriculum materials for teachers - http://www.nps.gov/ever/learn/education/curriculummaterials.htm

                                               http://www.nps.gov/ever/learn/education/index.htm

Learn about wetlands
http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/publications/files/exploringwetlands_teachers.pdf
http://agen521.www.ecn.purdue.edu/AGEN521/epadir/wetlands/menu.html

https://wetlandslive.pwnet.org/resource/wetland_ecology.php

Teaching About Wetlands
https://www.teacherplanet.com/content/wetlands
EPA Teaching About Wetlands

http://www.nps.gov/jela/learn/education/wetlands-lesson-plans-from-louisiana-state-university.htm
https://ecosystems.psu.edu/outreach/youth/sftrc/lesson-plans/water/6-8/wetland
https://www.waterrocks.org/newwetlands
https://seas.umich.edu/ecomgt/pubs/wetlands/hennepin/App%205.PDF

Importance of wetlands - http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/wetlands/why.htm
                          http://www.epa.gov/wetlands/why-are-wetlands-important
                          http://www.ramsar.org/about/the-importance-of-wetlands
                          http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-are-wetlands-so-important-to-preserve/
                          http://water.unl.edu/wetlands/importance

Wetlands Education - http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/outreach/education_index.cfm

Youth Wetlands Week - http://urban4hscience.rutgers.edu/sustained-science-programs/YWP-Lessons-2010.pdf

Wet and Wild - http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/wet-and-wild
                 http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/wetlands-activity

Vanishing Wetlands Grades 6-8
http://www.nps.gov/jela/forteachers/upload/Vanishing-Wetlands-grades-6-8.PDF

Waves, Wetlands, and Watersheds from California - Grades 3-8
http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/waves/waves_entire.pdf

Why Worry About Wetlands?
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1998/of98-805/lessons/chpt2/index.htm

Lessons:
  Wonderful, Waterful Wetlands - http://dnr.mo.gov/education/bigriver/lesson-plans/lesson-wonderful-wetlands.pdf

  Create a Wetland Scene (grades 3-5)
   http://education.nationalgeographic.com/archive/xpeditions/lessons/16/g35/freshwater35.html?ar_a=1

  Build a Wetland -
 http://www.cangeoeducation.ca/resources/learning_centre/classroom_activities/spongy_wetlands.asp
                    https://sciencing.com/create-3d-wetland-diorama-7720867.html
                    https://soundrivers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Wetlands-Lesson-Plans-by-Sound-Rivers-1.pdf

                    https://www.thirteen.org/edonline/wue/water3_overview.html
                    https://www.lsuagcenter.com/profiles/lblack/articles/page1586359626580
                    Wetland in a Pan                   

Wetland Metaphors - https://wetlandslive.pwnet.org/pdf/1.3_WetlandMetaphors.pdf
                                                                                       https://migration.pwnet.org/pdf/Wetland_Metaphors.pdf
                                                https://www.mwcd.org/upload/conservation/mwee/wetland_metaphors_lesson_18.pdf
                                                                                       https://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/sites/default/files/medias/documents/WetlandMetaphors.pdf


Webquests and Activities:


Wetlands Zoo
http://web.archive.org/web/20040105211029/cehd.ewu.edu/faculty/ntodd/WebQuests/summer2000/wetlandszoo/wetlandszooexhibit.html

Louisiana Wetlands Webquest Grades 6-8
http://web.archive.org/web/20041101190712/http://www.classtech2000.com/techined/archnol/wet/wetlands.htm

To Build Or Not? https://web.archive.org/web/20010527073139/http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/lewis/wetlands/#Introduction

http://www.nhcs.k12.in.us/userfiles/161/my%20files/nhhs/protecting%20wetlands%20webquest.pdf?id=2724

https://sites.google.com/site/johnsonwebquest288/introduction

Why Do We Need Wetlands? - http://web.wilkes.edu/christy.savakinas/ED647/

 

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and was last updated March 29, 2021.

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