Everglades Mountains and Valleys
Everglades National Park is home to diverse and dynamic habitats. Small changes in elevation influence the difference between dry and wet habitats. Explore the Everglades 'Mountains' and 'Valleys' from a fresh perspective with expert guides along the way.
This kid-friendly video series features seven main habitats within Everglades National Park.
Curriculum-based lesson plans are at the bottom of this page.
Click here to watch this video series on the Everglades National Park YouTube channel.
"I Wish I had some Blubber" (PDF) Grade 3-7
2013 Teacher-Ranger-Teachers; Marissa Muriel, Laura Armand and Marta Raimundez created the following lesson plans.
Adaptation Finder (PDF) 4-6 grade
Did You Know?
The Everglades is not the proverbial swamp many people consider it to be. It is technically a river, flowing southwest at the slow rate of about a quarter mile per day.