Virginia Institute of Marine Science
VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans
This lesson plan introduces students to a variety of different types of wetlands and how they function in the coastal environment. Students will work through activities that illustrate the economic importance of wetlands and the services wetlands provide, as well as building conceptual models of wetlands to illustrate these points.
Wetlands, Secondary Education, Lesson Plans
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This lesson was developed in alignment with the 2010 Virginia Department of Education’s Science Standards of Learning.
This work is sponsored by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative, which supports collaborative research that addresses coastal management problems important to the reserves. The Science Collaborative is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and managed by the University of Michigan Water Center.
Knobloch, A. (2017) Wonderful Wetlands: Why do we need them and what can they do for us? Subjects: Environmental Science, Marine/Ocean Science, Life Science/Biology Grades: 9-12. VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://doi.org/10.21220/V5VJ0N