A program of the Lawrence Hall of Science that seeks to increase ocean literacy through informal and formal education initiatives
Marine Activities, Resources & Education

Wetland Plants

Kid-friendly information on and pictures of the plants and animals living in wetlands.

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Virtual Wetland Field Trip

Take a virtual field trip through a wetland. See how the wetlands have changed over the years.

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Tide Prediction Site

Are you trying to plan a field trip that depends on tidal information? This website shows predictions for high and low tides by state and region. Be as specific as possible about location when searching for tidal predictions as they may show variations even on small geographic scales. Most of the coastal field trip sites you visit will also offer on-line tidal predictions.

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Hawaiian Wetlands Thinkquest

Why are Hawaii's wetlands vanishing? What is a wetland? Why are wetlands important? These are some of the questions your students can answer in this thinkquest.

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Freshwater animals

Printouts and information on animals inhabiting fresh water habitats (Enchanted Learning).

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EPA Information on Wetlands

Learn all about wetlands and why and how to protect them. Make sure to check out the Education section for great activities and links.

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Environmental Concern for Wetlands

Examine the problems facing our wetlands.

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Efield Trip to the Wetlands

EFieldTrip has designed their Wetlands trip to meet national education standards and to provide an engaging format that keeps a student's interest. There is no cost to your school. The eFieldTrip consists of four major components: (1) eFieldTrip Journal; (2) Virtual Visit; (3) Posting Questions via the Ask the Experts Web Form; and (4) Live Interactive Web Chat with the Experts. Click on the "Register Now" link to the left so that your class can participate in this FREE eFieldTrip!

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Eelgrass information

What is eelgrass and who needs it? This site is probably more teacher-friendly than student-friendly.

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Discover Canada's Wetlands

A great overview of wetlands for teachers and some higher level third-grade readers.

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