Learn & Teach
Don't Let It Loose! Activity Guide
Aimed primarily at middle schools, this guide encourages teachers to explore the role of introduced species in our natural ecosystems. Download the guide here.
Invaders Classroom Poster
This free poster presents both the Do's and Don'ts of living in a natural Florida backyard. Students can help identify the problems and solutions associated with each number. Educators can request a copy of the poster here.
Designed for middle school educators, this program provides background information, vocabulary, interdisciplinary activities, comprehension questions and writing prompts about invasive species. Download the guide here.
Did You Know?
Soft-shell turtles may not have the protective hard covering seen on other turtles, but they make up for that with relatively greater speeds in the water. Also, their long noses are well adapted for snorkeling. These amazing animals seem perfectly built for a life in the Everglades!