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    "Everglades Most Wanted" Don't Let it Loose: 5-8 Grade

    Students will research the most wanted invasive species in the Everglades. Explore »

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    Everglades Field Trip Guides

    Educators rely on these guides to prepare for Everglades field trips. Explore »

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    "Sea Level Rise" Climate Change: 4-6 Grade

    Students see how melting ice-sheets far away is raising sea level in Florida Explore »

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    "Camouflage Critters" Wildlife: 4-6 Grade

    Students will create their own camouflaged critter to observe the benefits of shape and color Explore »

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    "Finding Home" Everglades ABCs: 2nd Grade

    Students will be able to name and describe four Everglades habitats and identify at least three plants or animals that live in each habitat.

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    "Nature Hunt" Everglades ABCs: Kindergarten

    Students will be able to explain at least two reasons why animals communicate. Students will be able to demonstrate sounds and movements of at least three native Everglades animals.

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    "Chaos to Order" Everglades ABCs: 3rd Grade

    Students will be able to divide alphabet cards into two or more groupings (classification schemes), and graph their work.

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    "Gar, Gar, Gator" Everglades ABCs: Kindergarten

    Students will be able to define what a simple food chain is and describe at least 3 Everglades food chains.

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    "Food Chain Mobile" Everglades ABCs: 2nd Grade

    Students will build a four part food chain and discuss and demonstrate what happens when one link is removed (an animal or plant becomes extinct).

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    "Shapes In Nature" Everglades ABCs: 1st Grade

    Students will be able to name three different shapes and identify at least three Everglades plants and/or animals that contain those shapes.

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    "Mosquito Swat" Everglades ABCs: 3rd Grade

    Students will state two reasons why the mosquito is important in the Everglades ecosystem and will be able to draw a five part food chain.

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    "Mangrove Island" Everglades ABCs: 1st Grade

    Students will be able to explain how red mangroves islands are formed and why they are beneficial, and will be able to name at least three species of wildlife that are associated with the red mangrove.

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    "Food Chain Gang" Everglades ABCs: 2nd Grade

    Students will be able to define herbivore, carnivore, and omnivore listing three Everglades animals found in each group and will be able to describe three Everglades food chains.

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    “Population Explosion” Don't Let It Loose: 5-8th Grade

    “Population Explosion”                Don't Let It Loose: 5-8th Grade

    Students will be able to recognize melaleuca and tell how the seeds are dispersed. They will describe that melaleuca produces over 1 million seeds per year and have a concept of how much that really is. Students will determine the population of melaleuca seeds for their wetland ecosystem through sampling.

Did You Know?

Scenic View of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Wilderness

Everglades National Park protects the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi River. The wilderness area is named for Marjory Stoneman Douglas who was instrumental in creating the park, and who coined the phrase "River of Grass."