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  • Everglades National Park

    "Create a National Park" National Parks: 4-6 Grade

    In this activity, students will create their own national park, while learning about the value of national parks. Students will learn about the national parks- why they are established and what each one can contain. They will collaborate with partners to develop their own national park, highlighting sites of interests, natural features, and advertising for visitors to come visit their national park!

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade - Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civic Engagement, Conservation, Ecology, Education, Environment, Historic Preservation, Planning/Development, Public Policy, Recreation / Leisure / Tourism, Recreation Ecology
    National/State Standards:
    Next Generation FLORIDA SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS LA.4.4.2.5 LA.4.4.3.1 LA.5.4.2.5 LA.5.4.3.1 LA.6.4.2.5 LA.6.4.3.1
  • Everglades National Park

    "Everglades Baseball" National Parks: 4-6 Grade

    Students will be asked various questions about flora, fauna, and habitats of Everglades and other South Florida National Parks. Their answers will enable them to move around the “Everglades Baseball field”, and score points for their team.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade - Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Ecology, Wildlife Biology
    National/State Standards:
    Next Generation FLORIDA SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS SC.4.L.17 SC.5.L.17 SC.6.L.14
  • Assateague Island National Seashore

    Marsh Muckers

    Marsh Muckers

    Wetlands have a bad rap. Many people think marshes are worthless areas full of snakes, bugs, smells, and creapy crawlies. In reality, these places are critically important ecosystems and are some of the most productive regions in the world. During this 1-hour program, students explore the marsh, discover, catch and observe marsh animals and learn more about the many reasons salt marshes are valuable and worth protecting.

    Type:
    Curriculum Units
    Grade level:
    Second Grade - Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Aquatic Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Md. VSC Science Standards: 3.0 Life Science, Diversity of Life A.1.a, Ecology F.1.a,b; 6.0 Environmental Science, Environmental Issues B.1.a.
  • Everglades National Park

    Everglades Field Trip Guides

    Everglades Field Trip Guides

    These activity guides are important resources for planning field trips to the Everglades, or Dry Tortugas National Park While these guides are written for teachers partaking in formal ranger/teacher-led programs, they are helpful for any group doing a "self-guided", or "special request" field trip. Locations include Shark Valley, Royal Palm, Hidden Lake and Loop Road camps, and the Dry Tortugas National Park.

    Excellent

    Average: 5.0 (1 rating)

    Type:
    Curriculum Units
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade - Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Aquatic Studies, Architecture, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Civic Engagement, Civil War, Conservation, Ecology, Environment, History, Hydrology, Maritime History, Military and Wartime History, Naval History, Oceans, Reading, Social Studies, Visual Arts, Writing
  • Everglades National Park

    "Thirst Game -Periphyton" Habitat Video: The Slough

    Water is a necessity for all life in the Everglades. Periphyton is a colony of blue-green algae, during the dry season, periphyton will store water like a sponge, distributing nutrients to all life forms. When most parts of the Everglades have dried out, periphyton will still have water and a vital food source for all living creatures. This will result in life flourishing until the next rain falls.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Pre-Kindergarten - First Grade
    Subjects:
    Aquatic Studies, Biology: Plants, Botany, Conservation, Marine Biology
    National/State Standards:
    Florida Next Generation SC.912.L.17.4
  • Everglades National Park

    "I Wish I Had Blubber" Habitat Video: Florida Bay

    Students will be able to explain why manatees can not survive in cold water. Students will be able to explain the dangers of boat propellers to the Florida Bay sea grass habitat, and to the manatees. Students will describe four characteristics of the manatee.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Subjects:
    Aquatic Studies, Biology: Animals, Marine Biology
  • Everglades National Park

    "Mangrove Propagule Lab" Habitat Video: Florida Bay

    Students will use science tools (graduated cylinder, metric stick, balance scale, weigh scale) to measure and record physical data about mangrove propagules. They will compare data with other students.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Third Grade - Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Aquatic Studies, Biology: Plants, Botany
    National/State Standards:
    Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: SC.5.N.1.1; SC.5.P.8.1; SC.3.L.14.2
  • Everglades National Park

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

    Students will be able to define exotic and native species and give an example of each. Students will be able to explain how an exotic species can harm native species or habitats.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade - Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Environment, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management
    National/State Standards:
    Next generation Florida Standards 5th Science: SC.5.L.15, LA/Reading: LA.5.1.6.2 6th Science: SC.6.L.14 LA/Reading: LA.6.1.6.2 7th Science: SC.7.L.17 LA/Reading: LA.7.1.6.2 8th LA/Reading: LA.8.1.6.2, LA.8.1.6.4
  • Everglades National Park

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

    Using props, ice, building dioramas, maps and art, students will see how sea level rise is caused by melting ice-sheets (not by melting ice-bergs).

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    Average: 1.0 (1 rating)

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade - Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Climate Change, Environment, Hydrology, Oceans
    National/State Standards:
    Next Generation Florida Sunshine State Standards SC.5.L.14.2 SC.5.L.15.1 SS.5.C.2.4 SS.5.C.2.5 LA.5.5.2.2
  • Everglades National Park

    "Everglades A, B, C’s" Everglades ABCs: 1st Grade

    Students will be able to identify and recite the first letter of the name of at least 10 Everglades plants and/or animals.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten - Second Grade
    Subjects:
    Bioengineering, Biology: Animals, Botany, Language Arts, Linguistics, Writing
    National/State Standards:
    NEXT GENERATION FLORIDA SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS SC.1.L.14 NS.K-4.3 NS.K-4.6