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
US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Lab

http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/wetlands/pdfs/ysw1.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://www.globio.org/glossopedia/article.aspx?art_id=4 

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  

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

Learn about wetland vocabulary:
   http://www.idlewild.com/teachers_students/documents/WOWwet.pdf
  
http://www.mrsoshouse.com/enviro02/ecologywetland.html
  
http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/36162
  
http://www.utmsi.utexas.edu/outreach/family_night/family_night_files/station_04_wetland_vocabulary.pdf

    
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/4408.htm
 Importance of -
http://www.in.gov/idem/4402.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://www.epa.gov/nbh/pdfs/WetlandsCrossword.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
http://www.epa.gov/region01/students/teacher/world.html

Background info about the Everglades for teachers
http://www.evergladesplan.org/education/index.aspx

Jerrie Cheek's webpage of links
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/wetlands.html

Learn about wetlands
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

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 February 2, 2011 Wetlands and Forests
http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-activities-wwds-wwd2011index/main/ramsar/1-63-78%5E24770_4000_0__
Past activities - http://www.ramsar.org/cda/en/ramsar-activities-wwds/main/ramsar/1-63-78_4000_0__

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

Lessons:
 
Create a Wetland Scene (grades 3-5)
  
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/16/g35/freshwater35.html

  Build a Wetland - http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/education/splash/building_a_wetland.html
                      http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/education/splash/wetland_foryour_thoughts.html
                      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


Webquests and Activities:

Saving the Wetlands (Grade 5)
http://www2.mhcbe.ab.ca/ict/Projects/Wetlands/wetlands.htm


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

Wetlands - To Build or Not Build? Grade 7
http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/lewis/wetlands/

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

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

Wet and Wild Wetlands
from Thinkquest
http://library.thinkquest.org/J003192F/

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

Create a wetland model - http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/wet-and-wild
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://www.miseagrant.umich.edu/flow/pdf/U2/FLOW-U2-L2-MICHU-08-402.pdf
http://evols.org/pdfs/wetlandpan.pdf

Exploring Wetlands from Australia web quest
http://www.reefed.edu.au/home/students/web_quest/exploring_wetlands

 

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and was last updated February 5, 2013.

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