Wetlands for Kids:

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

Ranger Rick - What's a Wetland? 
http://www.nwf.org/Kids/Ranger-Rick/People-and-Places/Whats-a-Wetland.aspx


Young Scientist's Introduction to Wetlands- includes sheets to color
http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/education/pdfs/YoungScientistsIntro.pdf

Where Water Meets Land - EPA
http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/index.cfm

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  

About Wetlands - http://test.glossopedia.org/wetland/
                   http://www.ngwa.org/Fundamentals/teachers/Pages/Types-of-wetlands.aspx
 
Idaho Public TV
http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season8/forestsdesertswetlands/wetlandsfacts.cfm

Wetland Connection from Florida
http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/education/splash/wetland_connection.html

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
   http://environment.gov.ab.ca/info/library/8205.pdf
   http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/fringe/glossary.html
  
http://www.mrsoshouse.com/enviro02/ecologywetland.html
  
http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/36162
  

    
Wetlands Scavenger Hunt
s
    
 http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/teacher/wetland_old.htm
      http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/education/pdfs/DiscoverWetlandsIIII.pdf
     
http://www.kathimitchell.com/wetlandsscavengerhunt.htm

    Wetland Plants - http://www.newp.com/catalogue-herbaceous.html
                       http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourViewCategory.cgi?tour_id=1006&category_id=1010
                       http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/pip/publications/wd/documents/wd-06-34.pdf
                      
http://dnr.wi.gov/eek/veg/plants/wetlandplants.htm
                      
http://forestandrange.org/new_wetlands/wetland_plants.htm     

Wetlands 101 Online Course
  http://www.wetland.org/education_wetland101.htm

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 from EPA - http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/wetlands.cfm
    EPA Fact sheets - http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/outreach/facts_contents.cfm
    EPA Wetland Education Activities - http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/outreach/education_index.cfm
    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


  Wetlands for Teachers: 

Wetlands info from EPA in Northeast
 For students: http://www.epa.gov/region1/students/student/
 For teachers: http://www.epa.gov/region1/students/teacher/

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

Teaching About Wetlands
http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/wetlands.php
http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/education/pdfs/TeachingAboutWetlands.pdf
http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/fringe/ff_index.html

http://www.nps.gov/jela/learn/education/wetlands-lesson-plans-from-louisiana-state-university.htm

Importance of wetlands
http://legacy.ncsu.edu/classes/nr400001/gradpage/Wetland_Mitigation_Home/wetland_importance.html

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

Let's Do Science from Alberta
http://letsdoscience.com/content_pdf/Grade5WetlandEcosystems.pdf

Duck's Unlimited Wetland Activities -
http://www.greenwing.org/dueducator/ducanadapdf/teachersguide.pdf

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

Wetlands from Canada includes activities, lessons, and info
http://www.ec.gc.ca/tho-wlo/default.asp?lang=En&n=B4669525-1

Wetland Links from R. B. Winston
http://www.mindspring.com/~rbwinston/wetland.htm

World Wetlands Day
http://www.ramsar.org/library/field_date/%5B2014-01-01T00%3A00%3A00Z%20TO%202015-01-01T00%3A00%3A00Z%5D?search_api_views_fulltext=world+wetland+day&items_per_page=20

Past activities - http://ramsar.rgis.ch/cda/en/ramsar-activities-wwds-world-wetlands-day-2/main/ramsar/1-63-78%5E21729_4000_0__

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.swfwmd.state.fl.us/files/database/site_file_sets/2588/Building_A_Wetland.pdf
                     http://www.ngwa.org/Fundamentals/teachers/Pages/Building-a-wetland-filter.aspx
                     http://www.miseagrant.umich.edu/flow/pdf/U2/FLOW-U2-L2-MICHU-08-402.pdf
                     http://www.epa.gov/gmpo/education/pdfs/Activity-WetlandPan.pdf
                     http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/wet-and-wild
                     http://www.fws.gov/desfbay/NAAEE_Resource/Each_One,_Teach_One%20(High_School)/WetlandinaPool-Grades%204-6.pdf

Wetland Metaphors - http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/files/database/site_file_sets/2588/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

Wetlands Webquest - http://chsweb.lr.k12.nj.us/dscheinberg/Wetlandswebquest/index.htm

Links - http://www.picadome.fcps.net/technology/curriculum-links/biomes/wetlands

Create a wetland model -
http://www.greenwing.org/teachersguide/99summer_teach/k3_featrsum99.html

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/nttidb/lessons/ma/wetldma.html

Wetland in a Pan
- http://evols.org/pdfs/wetlandpan.pdf
 

This page was developed by Kathi Mitchell
and was last updated March 22, 2015.

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