ERIC Number: ED400166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Wonderful Wetlands: An Environmental Education Curriculum Guide for Wetlands.
King County Parks Div., Redmond, WA.; REI, Inc.
This curriculum guide was designed to give teachers, students, and society a better understanding of wetlands in the hope that they learn why wetlands should be valued and preserved. It explores what is meant by wetlands, functions and values of wetlands, wetland activities, and wetland offerings which benefit animal and plant life, recreation, the environment, and humans. Sections include: (1) What is a Wetland?; (2) How Wet is a Wetland? The Importance of Water; (3) The Power of Wetland Plants; (4) What's the Muck on Wetland Soils?; (5) Why are Wetlands Important?; (6) Come For Just a Visit--Or Stay for a Lifetime; (7) Get To Know Your Wetland; and (8) Wrapping it Up. Includes a glossary and an index. (JRH)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Plants (Botany), Science Activities, Soil Science, Water, Wetlands
King County Parks, P.O. Box 2516, Redmond, WA 98073.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: King County Parks Div., Redmond, WA.; REI, Inc.